How many asylum seeker & refugee children are currently on Nauru?

How many asylum seeker children in the detention centre on Nauru? 22   How many children in mainland Australian detention centres? 5.   Source: Dept. Home Affairs. The Dept. does not release figures regarding the number of children (determined to be refugees) released from the Nauru Offshore Processing Centre into the Nauruan community. The figure is around 115. The figure fluctuates as babies are born, and children turn 18.  Children have also been included in the groups of refugees that have been sent to the US. For more general stats on refugees, go to the Refugee Council of Australia website, or to Asylum Insight: