Refugee FAQs

Where do Australia’s refugees come from?

Below is a list of refugee and humanitarian visas entrants by top 10 countries of origin.

2018–2019 offshore visa grants by top 10 countries of birth

Countries Number of visas granted
Iraq 7,095
Congo (DRC) 2,114
Myanmar 1,995
Syria 1,836
Afghanistan 1,323
Ethiopia 635
Eritrea 555
Iran 367
Bhutan 254
Tibet 189












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