According to data obtained by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), there were a total of 115,687 Filipino emigrants bound for Australia from 1988 to 2018. Majority of these emigrants originated from the National Capital Region (NCR) at 40% or 46,159, with Districts 2 and 4 producing the most number of emigrants within the region at 39.97% or 18,449 and 31.23% or 14,413, followed by Districts 1 and 3 at 18.04% or 8,329 and 10.76% or 4,968, respectively.

Meanwhile, the Top 2 province of origin was Cebu, comprising 7.65% of all Australia-bound Filipino emigrants, followed closely by Pampanga, Cavite, and Laguna at 5.19% or 6,006, 4.47% or 5,167, and 3.83% or 4,429, respectively. Other major provinces of origin included Rizal, Bulacan, Batangas, Bataan, and Davao del Sur, which together accounted for 13.51% of the Filipino emigrant population en route to Australia from 1988 to 2018.