Top spots for Aussies in strife abroad ā€“ A snapshot

(Australian Associated Press)

 

TOP TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR AUSTRALIANS

1. New Zealand

2. Indonesia

3. US

WHERE AUSSIES REQUIRED CONSULAR ASSISTANCE

Total cases: 13,715

1. Thailand – 895 (down seven per cent)

2. US – 666 (down 11 per cent)

3. Philippines – 647 (up 10 per cent)

WHERE AUSSIES DIED:

Total deaths: 1695 (main causes illness or natural causes)

1. Thailand – 247 (up four per cent)

2. Philippines – 177 (up 16 per cent)

3. Indonesia – 104 (down 11 per cent)

WHERE AUSSIES GOT ARRESTED AND DETAINED

Total cases: 1572

1. US – 229 (down five per cent)

2. Thailand – 158 (up 30 per cent)

3. China – 123 (up nine per cent)

DRUG-RELATED ARRESTS

1. Thailand – 36 (up 125 per cent)

2. Japan – 22 (up 16 per cent)

3. China – 15 (down 21 per cent)

WHERE AUSSIES WERE LOCKED UP

1. China – 50 (no change)

2. US – 45 (no change)

3. Vietnam – 42 (up five per cent)

WHERE AUSSIES LOST TOUCH WITH LOVED ONES BACK HOME

Total cases: 364

1. Thailand – 41 (down 42 per cent)

2. US – 29 (down 12 per cent)

3. Indonesia – 23 (up four per cent)

WHERE AUSSIES NEEDED HELP FOR THEIR WELFARE

1. Philippines – 266 (up six per cent)

2. Thailand – 215 (down 24 per cent)

3. Indonesia – 174 (down 11 per cent)

(Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

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