According to the latest population report, the approval rate for PR/new citizen was one of the highest in 2016. 22,102 got their citizenship, while 31,050 people were granted PR.
What does that mean? Here’s a check at the 2015 report. Look at the words in the red rectangle. See the significant increase there?
And here’s a check at the reports between 2007 and 2014. The PRs granted for that period has always hovered around the 29,000 mark.
In addition, the approval rate for PRs in 2016 is the highest in seven years. It is also the case for new citizen approval rate.
What does that mean? You think about that! But what does it also mean? Wait for what? Faster apply for PR/citizenship!