2019 Passport Facts
- We issued 2,208,767 passports – that’s 8,906 each business day.
- 69% of applicants used our online services.
- 184,163 people paid to have their passport issued in 2 days plus delivery.
- 14,807,622 Australians had a passport = 57.9% of the population.
- End to end, the number of passports we printed would stretch from Parkes to Mt Kosciuszko.
- 38,790 passports were reported lost or stolen.
- 8,141 emergency travel documents were issued.
- 113 applications not processed on suspicion of dishonesty or fraud.
- 247 passports cancelled or refused on national security or law enforcement grounds.
Top 5 countries for lost and stolen Australian passports
|Lost passports||Stolen passports|
|2||United States||United States|