Visitor Programme statistics

This page contains reports produced by us relating to the visitor programme.

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Visitor visa report

The Visitor Visa report is a quarterly publication that provides data on visitor visas.

Modified Non-Return Rate report

The Modified Non-Return Rate (MNRR) report is a quarterly publication which is used as an indicator of Visitor visa compliance, and may be considered by decision-makers when assessing visa applications.

Working Holiday and Work and Holiday visa report

The Working Holiday Maker report is a bi-annual report that provides data on the Working Holiday, and Work and Holiday, visa streams.

Other visitor visa statistics

Historical statistical data is available on all visitor visas that have been granted in and outside Australia.

Disclaimer: There may be minor differences between the data contained in the documents below and other reports published by the department owing to differences in the data extraction dates.

Last modified Friday 5 December 2014


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