In 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada reformed its Immigration Program through the revamping of the Express Entry system. We’ve already written about how Express Entry works in this space before (if you’re interested in reading about that, click here), so this post will be about some observations and opinions after looking at roughly a year’s worth of publicly-available data.
By the Numbers
As of February 24, 2016, there have been 27 draws, with the last one held last February 10, 2016.
Here are a few observations based from the numbers above.
Highest point requirement needed for an Invitation to Apply: 886
Lowest point requirement needed for an Invitation to Apply: 450
Average point requirement needed for an Invitation to Apply: 526
Average number of invitations issued: 1,371
Total number of invitations issued: 37,017