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Refugee Council of Australia
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We are Australia's national peak body for refugees, people seeking asylum and those who work with and support them

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Statistics on people in detention in Australia

As of 31 August 2018, there were 1,303 people in held detention, with key sites being Villawood (485) and Yongah Hill (306). On average they had been there 468 days, with 273 people having spent more than 730 days in...

Offshore processing statistics

3,127 people have been sent to Nauru or PNG as part of offshore processing arrangements since 19 July 2013. As of 21 October 2018: 1,278 people (including 52 children) are still on Nauru or PNG (note: this number is...

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