How many Australians do not have a passport?

How many Australians do not have a passport?

It’s probably safe to assume that about 40 per cent of Australian residents don’t have a valid passport, and don’t travel overseas. Of the 60 per cent with a passport, the distribution curve bulges upward for those aged between 30 and 65.

When did Australia get its own passport?


Australian passport
First issued 1901 (first version) 1984 (machine-readable passport) 24 October 2005 (biometric passport) June 2014 (current version)
Purpose Identification
Valid in All countries
Eligibility Australian citizens

What countries can you not go to with an Australian passport?

Hardest countries to get a tourist visa with an Australian…

  • ERITREA. Located in the Horn of Africa and sharing its borders with Sudan, Ethopia and Djibouti, Eritrea isn’t exactly in the top ten destination for Aussie travellers.
  • NAURU.
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Why is Japanese passport the most powerful?

Japan has maintained its top position on a ranking of the world’s most powerful passports. Its passport holders are able to visit only 26 destinations worldwide without obtaining a visa in advance.

Does Australia allow dual citizenship?

Can I have dual citizenship in Australia? You can, yes. You’ll also need to be eligible for Australian citizenship. You’re eligible to become an Australian if you have an Australian parent or were born and grew up in the country, or if you’ve been living there legally for a certain amount of time.

What percent of Australians own a passport?

14,614,941 Australians had a passport = 57\% of the population.

How many passports can an Australian have?

Australia permits ‘citizenship of two or more countries’, providing it’s legal according to all the relevant parties. So if you’re already a dual national of two other countries, and then you settle in Australia, you could eventually gain Australian citizenship and become a triple national.

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What percentage of Australians have a passport?

Credible estimates of the number of Australians who hold a passport range from 50\% up to 70\%. By comparison, this is double the percentage of US passport holders, but less than 60\% of Europeans, where travel by land is easier. In 2017, an Australian 10-year passport costs AUD$277 and a “frequent traveller” passport, $407.

What is the Australian flag on the Australian passport?

The current ‘P’ series Australian passports are Australian-flag blue, with the Australian coat of arms emblazoned in gold in the centre of the front cover. The word “Passport” and the international e-passport symbol () are inscribed below the coat of arms, and “AUSTRALIA” above.

Can an Australian resident travel overseas with another country’s passport?

A small number of Australian residents might not have Australian citizenship and might travel overseas on another country’s passport, since they are allowed to leave and re-enter Australia if they have a Resident Return visa.

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What are the different series of Australian passports?

‘C’ series passports – issued to Australian citizens. In 1950, ‘E’ series passport replaces ‘B’ and ‘C’ series. In 1964, ‘G’ series passport introduced, with the St Edward’s Crown at the top of the cover, the word ‘Australia’ followed by the Australian Coat of Arms, and the words ‘British Passport’ at the bottom.