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Statistics on people seeking asylum in the community

NSW

These graphs break down the nationalities, ages, gender and postcodes of those living in NSW on a bridging visa E.

NSW has one of the largest numbers of people living on bridging visas E.

Most are from Iran, Sri Lanka, stateless, Afghanistan, or Iraq.

As with the population generally, they are mostly young, with most under 35. A large number are under 18.

Most of them (87%) are male, with only 13% of them female.

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