Last Updated on August 3, 2010 by Steven Meurrens

According to CIC, during the past 12 months the approval rate for different application streams for permanent residence has been as follows:

Immigration Category Approval Rate

Economic

Quebec Skilled Workers

97%

Federal Skilled Workers (Pre-C-50)

57%

Federal Skilled Workers (Post C-50)

21%

Entrepreneurs

76%

Self Employed

45%

Investors

82%

Provincial Nominees

96%

Live-In-Caregivers

99%

Canadian Experience Class

85%

Family

Parents and Grandparents

91%

Spouses & Partners

83%

Dependent Children

80%

Family Class (Other)

70%

Humanitarian

Government Sponsored Refugees

76%

Private Sponsored Refugees

69%

Refugee Dependents

86%

H&C Applications

70%

FCH – Family Relations – H&C

90%