Statistical Data

Australian population and immigration statistics
introduction and tables [consolidated document, pdf 2.88MB]

Tables for Australian Population and Immigration Statistics

A Series: Population growth – general indicators

Table A1:  Estimated resident population, 2005-2012 [pdf 68kB]
Table A2:  Natural increase, 2004-05 to 2011-12 [pdf 78kB]
Table A3:  Net Overseas Migration (NOM), 2004-05 to 2011-12 [pdf 79kB]
Table A4:  Overseas arrivals and departures, permanent and long-term, 2005-06 to 2011-12 [pdf 72kB]
Table A5:  Components of population growth, 2004-05 to 2011-12 [pdf 73kB]

B Series: Permanent immigration

Table B1:  Permanent additions to the resident population, onshore and arrivals, 2004-05 to 2011-12 [pdf 72kB]
Table B2:  Permanent additions by main eligibility category, 2005-06 to 2011-12 [pdf 182kB]
Table B3:  Settler arrivals by top six countries of citizenship, selected years 1961-65 to 2011-12 [pdf 68kB]
Table B4:  Permanent additions to the resident population by top ten countries of birth, 2005-06 to 2011-12 [pdf 76kB]
Table B5:  Humanitarian program outcomes, visa grants by category, 2005-06 to 2011-12 [pdf 70kB]
Table B6:  Offshore humanitarian visa grants by top ten countries of birth, 2005-06 to 2011-12 [pdf 77kB]
Table B7:  New Zealand citizens resident in Australia, 2005-2012 [pdf 185kB]
Table B8:  Components of departures (of more than 12 months), 2004-05 to 2011-12 [pdf 88kB]

C Series: Temporary immigration

Table C1:  Temporary entrants resident in Australia by major visa category, 2005-2012 [pdf 358kB]
Table C2:  Temporary entrants resident in Australia (excluding visitors for tourism and business) by visa category, 2005-2012 [pdf 393kB]
Table C3:  Student visa holders resident in Australia by top ten countries of citizenship, 2005-2012 [pdf 98kB]
Table C4:  International student enrolments in Australia by top ten nationalities, 2006-2012 [pdf 96kB]
Table C5:  Business (long stay) 457 visa holders resident in Australia by top ten nationalities, 2006-2012 [pdf 97kB]
Table C6:  Working holiday makers resident in Australia by top ten nationalities, 2006-2012 [pdf 96kB]

D Series: Asylum seekers in Australia

Table D1.1:  Irregular maritime arrivals, 1989-90 to 2004-05 [pdf 83kB]
Table D1.2:  Irregular maritime arrivals, refugee status determination requests, 2005-06 to 2011-12 [pdf 82kB]
Table D2:  People seeking protection by means of arrival, 2001-02 to 2011-12 [pdf 84kB]
Table D3:  Asylum applications submitted, 2008-2012 (UNHCR statistics) [pdf 82kB]
Table D4.1:  Irregular maritime arrivals, refugee status determination requests by top 5 countries of citizenship, 2008-09 to 2011-12 [pdf 95kB]
Table D4.2:  Non-irregular maritime arrivals, protection visa applications by top 5 countries of citizenship, 2008-09 to 2011-12 [pdf 96kB]
Table D4.3:  Asylum applications submitted by main countries of origin, 2011-12 (UNHCR statistics) [pdf 82kB]
Table D5.1: Irregular maritime arrivals, final protection visa determinations by top 5 countries of citizenship, 2008-09 to 2011-12 [pdf 92kB]
Table D5.2:  Non-irregular maritime arrivals, final protection visa determinations by top 5 countries of citizenship, 2008-09 to 2011-12 [pdf 87kB]
Table D6:  People in immigration detention, including community housing, 2011-13 [pdf 88kB]
Table D7:  Length of time in detention, 30 November 2011, 31 January 2013 [pdf 83kB]