More than 1000 people on Manus and Nauru


More than 1000 people remain in Australian-run offshore processing centres on Manus Island and Nauru, the vast majority of whom are genuine refugees.

Home Affairs officials have told a Senate committee there are 431 people left on Nauru, including 330 refugees and three children relocating to the United States later this month.

Another 26 people on Nauru are non-refugees, while 75 people are yet to have their claims for protection determined.

There are 584 men on Manus Island; 456 are refugees, 121 are non-refugees, and seven have been offered complementary protection, meaning they may be at serious risk in their country of origin.

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