The 2014/15 outcomes in the Partner category was 47,825 places. This outcome comprised
78.3% of the total Family stream. The total number includes:
- 43,080 spouse places
- 4,745 fiancé places
According to Australian Immigration Office www.border.gov.au the demand for places in the Partner category from 2004/05 to 2014/15, decreased by 4.1% to 62,906 applications in 2014–15 (from 65,593 applications in 2013–14). The top number was at 30 June 2015 was 71,172 persons, which indicate an increase of 6.1% compared to the top number from previous year.