2018-19 Passport Facts
- We issued 2,117,518 passports – that’s 8,470 each business day.
- 68% of applicants used our online services.
- 178,287 people paid to have their passport issued in 2 days plus delivery.
- 14,597,927 Australians had a passport = 57.4% of the population.
- End to end, the number of passports we printed would stretch from Parkes to Mt Kosciuszko.
- 39, 956 passports were reported lost or stolen.
- 8,603 emergency travel documents were issued.
- 121 applications not processed on suspicion of dishonesty or fraud.
- 255 passports cancelled or refused on national security or law enforcement grounds.
Top 5 countries for lost and stolen passports
|Lost passports||Stolen passports|
|3||United Kingdom||United States|