The government introduced new system of determining who is a refugee for people who came by boat, called 'fast tracking'. How many decisions have they made? How many people are being recognised?
The Refugee Council of Australia hosts Australia’s best and most up-to-date statistics on key issues relevant to refugees in Australia.
There are thousands of people seeking asylum living in the Australian community. Who are they? Where are they living? Where have they come from?
This table sets out the respective immigration and humanitarian intake for the years 1948-1977.
This table provides the grant and refusal rates of people seeking asylum by boat between 2008-2009 to 2012-2013.