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2019-20 Passport Facts
- We issued 1,745,340 passports – that’s 7,009 each business day.
- 70% of applicants used our online services.
- 134,787 people paid to have their passport issued in 2 days plus delivery.
- 14,614,941 Australians had a passport = 57% of the population.
- End to end, the number of passports we printed would stretch from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads.
- 31,073 passports were reported lost or stolen.
- 5,915 emergency travel documents were issued.
- 73 applications not processed on suspicion of dishonesty or fraud.
- 45 passports cancelled or refused on national security or law enforcement grounds.
Top 5 countries for lost and stolen Australian passports