Passport applications: Central West applications reach almost 14,000 in one year | Poll

GOING AWAY: Almost 14,000 passport applications were made by Central West residents last year, new data shows. Photo: DOMINIC LORRIMER
GOING AWAY: Almost 14,000 passport applications were made by Central West residents last year, new data shows. Photo: DOMINIC LORRIMER

THE next Great Escape may be just about to happen in the Central West with 13,892 people in the region applying for a passport last year.

Data released from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade shows a town-by-town breakdown of just how many applications were made.

By far the most number of passport applications came from residents in Orange with 3106 during the 12-month period.

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Bathurst was not too far behind with 2654 applications during the year, while Dubbo had 2430 and Mudgee 1106.

Every other location in the region recorded less than 850 applications, with 837 made in Lithgow, 587 in Young and 532 in Parkes

With so many passport applications made, we're wondering where everyone is heading on their next holiday.

Let us live through your holiday dreams and answer the poll below to show us where you are heading on your next overseas escape.