Australia Population

Population now

25,586,020
Male:12,742,046(49.80 %)
Female:12,844,902(50.20 %)
Births in 2020:136,107
Deaths in 2020:72,300

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:81.67 years
Female:85.52 years
Total:83.59 years
Median Age:36.87 years
Birth Rate:12.50
Death Rate:6.64
Growth Rate:0.88 %
Fertility Rate:1.81

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Australia Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
196010M5M5M1.021.60%22.408.603.4570.8267.7974.0028.5881.53%1.34
196110M5M5M1.021.69%22.908.503.5470.9767.9074.2028.3081.94%1.36
196211M5M5M1.021.54%22.108.703.4470.9467.8474.2028.0382.23%1.40
196311M6M5M1.021.47%21.508.703.3370.9167.7874.2027.7882.51%1.42
196411M6M6M1.011.28%20.509.003.1570.8867.7274.2027.5682.79%1.45
196511M6M6M1.011.23%19.608.802.9870.8567.6674.2027.3583.07%1.48
196612M6M6M1.011.22%19.808.902.8870.8267.6074.2027.0383.34%1.52
196712M6M6M1.011.23%19.408.702.8570.8767.6474.2626.7683.51%1.53
196812M6M6M1.011.21%20.109.102.8970.9267.6874.3226.5583.67%1.56
196912M6M6M1.011.34%20.408.702.8970.9767.7274.3826.4183.84%1.60
197013M6M6M1.011.29%20.609.002.8671.0267.7674.4426.3584.00%1.63
197113M6M6M1.011.49%21.408.602.9671.0767.8074.5026.4384.16%1.68
197213M7M7M1.011.42%20.108.302.7471.4668.1674.9226.5384.32%1.71
197313M7M7M1.011.23%18.508.302.4971.8568.5275.3426.6684.48%1.74
197414M7M7M1.011.12%17.808.402.4072.2468.8875.7626.8384.64%1.79
197514M7M7M11.14%16.707.802.1572.6369.2476.1827.0684.79%1.81
197614M7M7M11.03%16.208.002.0673.0169.6076.6027.1984.95%1.83
197714M7M7M11.09%15.907.602.0173.3469.9276.9427.4385.10%1.85
197814M7M7M11.08%15.607.501.9573.6770.2477.2827.7385.25%1.87
197915M7M7M11.10%15.307.301.9174.0070.5677.6228.0385.40%1.89
198015M7M7M11.10%15.307.301.8974.3370.8877.9628.3085.55%1.91
198115M7M7M11.15%15.707.301.9474.6671.2078.3028.6385.70%1.94
198215M8M8M11.11%15.807.501.9374.9071.5078.4828.9085.67%1.97
198315M8M8M11.16%15.807.301.9275.1571.8078.6629.1385.64%2.00
198416M8M8M11.11%15.007.101.8475.3972.1078.8429.3885.61%2.02
198516M8M8M11.38%15.706.601.9275.6372.4079.0229.6985.58%2.05
198616M8M8M11.05%15.007.301.8775.8772.7079.2029.9085.55%2.08
198716M8M8M11.05%15.407.501.8576.1573.0279.4430.1785.52%2.12
198817M8M8M11.07%14.907.201.8376.4373.3479.6830.4785.49%2.15
198917M8M8M0.991.04%14.907.301.8476.7173.6679.9230.7785.46%2.19
199017M9M9M0.991.20%15.407.001.9076.9973.9880.1631.0685.43%2.22
199117M9M9M0.991.16%14.906.901.8577.2874.3080.4031.3885.40%2.25
199217M9M9M0.991.13%15.107.101.8977.3874.5080.4031.6885.29%2.28
199318M9M9M0.991.13%14.706.901.8677.8875.0080.9031.9885.16%2.30
199418M9M9M0.991.04%14.507.101.8477.8875.0080.9032.2985.03%2.32
199518M9M9M0.991.06%14.206.901.8277.8375.0080.8032.6084.90%2.35
199618M9M9M0.990.99%13.907.001.8078.0875.2081.1032.9284.77%2.38
199719M9M9M0.990.94%13.607.001.7878.4875.7081.4033.2784.64%2.41
199819M9M9M0.990.96%13.306.801.7678.6375.9081.5033.6584.50%2.43
199919M9M9M0.990.93%13.106.801.7678.9376.2081.8034.0484.37%2.46
200019M10M10M10.94%13.006.701.7679.2376.6082.0034.3984.24%2.49
200119M10M10M10.92%12.706.601.7479.6377.0082.4034.6384.10%2.53
200220M10M10M10.88%12.806.801.7679.9477.4082.6034.8584.22%2.56
200320M10M10M10.91%12.606.601.7580.2477.8082.8035.0784.34%2.59
200420M10M10M10.89%12.306.501.7780.4978.1083.0035.3184.46%2.62
200520M10M10M11.00%12.806.401.8180.8478.5083.3035.5584.58%2.65
200621M10M10M11.02%12.906.401.9181.0478.7083.5035.6084.70%2.69
200721M10M10M11.10%14.106.701.9681.2979.0083.7035.6584.82%2.71
200821M11M11M11.09%14.006.701.9881.4079.2083.7035.7084.94%2.76
200922M11M11M11.14%13.906.501.9781.5479.3083.9035.7685.06%2.82
201022M11M11M11.11%13.706.501.9381.7079.5084.0035.8285.18%2.87
201122M11M11M11.06%13.606.601.9381.9079.7084.2035.8685.30%2.91
201223M11M11M11.08%13.706.601.9282.0579.9084.3035.9285.40%2.96
201323M12M12M11.08%13.306.401.8682.1580.1084.3036.0185.50%3.01
201423M12M12M0.991.00%13.206.601.8382.3080.3084.4036.1185.60%3.05
201524M12M12M0.990.95%12.906.601.8182.4080.4084.5036.2285.70%3.10
201624M12M12M0.990.95%12.906.601.7582.4580.4084.6036.3585.80%3.15
201725M12M12M0.990.91%12.406.501.7782.5080.4084.7036.4785.90%3.20
201825M12M13M0.990.91%12.666.621.8183.1181.1685.1136.5886.01%3.25
201925M13M13M0.990.90%12.586.631.8183.3581.4285.3236.7186.12%3.29
202026M13M13M0.990.88%12.506.641.8183.5981.6785.5236.8786.24%3.33

Australia Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202126M13M13M0.990.85%12.346.681.8083.7281.8285.6337.0486.36%3.37
202226M13M13M0.990.81%12.186.721.7983.8681.9785.7537.2386.49%3.41
202326M13M13M0.990.78%12.016.761.7983.9982.1385.8637.4686.62%3.45
202427M13M13M0.990.74%11.856.801.7884.1382.2885.9837.6986.75%3.48
202527M13M14M0.990.71%11.696.841.7784.2682.4386.0937.9386.89%3.52
202627M14M14M0.990.67%11.576.911.7784.3882.5686.2138.1487.03%3.56
202728M14M14M0.990.64%11.456.981.7684.5082.6986.3238.3587.17%3.59
202828M14M14M0.990.61%11.327.051.7684.6382.8186.4438.5687.32%3.63
202928M14M14M0.990.57%11.207.121.7584.7582.9486.5538.7787.47%3.66
203028M14M14M0.990.54%11.087.191.7584.8783.0786.6739.0087.62%3.69
203129M14M14M0.990.51%11.027.281.7584.9983.1986.7939.1787.78%3.73
203229M14M15M0.990.49%10.977.371.7585.1183.3286.9039.3487.94%3.76
203329M14M15M0.990.46%10.917.461.7485.2483.4487.0239.5188.10%3.79
203429M15M15M0.990.44%10.867.551.7485.3683.5787.1339.6888.26%3.82
203530M15M15M0.990.41%10.807.641.7485.4883.6987.2539.8488.43%3.86
203630M15M15M0.990.40%10.807.731.7485.6083.8187.3739.9588.60%3.89
203730M15M15M0.990.38%10.807.821.7485.7183.9387.4840.0488.77%3.92
203830M15M15M0.990.36%10.807.921.7385.8384.0587.6040.1288.94%3.95
203931M15M15M0.990.35%10.808.011.7385.9484.1787.7140.2189.11%3.98
204031M15M16M0.990.33%10.808.101.7386.0684.2987.8340.2989.29%4.01
204131M15M16M0.980.32%10.828.171.7386.1884.4187.9440.3289.46%4.04
204231M16M16M0.980.32%10.848.241.7386.2984.5288.0640.3489.64%4.07
204332M16M16M0.980.31%10.858.301.7286.4184.6488.1740.3889.81%4.10
204432M16M16M0.980.30%10.878.371.7286.5284.7588.2940.4289.98%4.13
204532M16M16M0.980.29%10.898.441.7286.6484.8788.4040.4890.15%4.16
204632M16M16M0.980.28%10.898.481.7286.7584.9988.5140.5190.32%4.20
204732M16M16M0.980.28%10.888.521.7286.8785.1088.6340.5590.48%4.23
204833M16M16M0.980.27%10.888.551.7286.9885.2288.7440.6290.64%4.26
204933M16M17M0.980.27%10.878.591.7287.1085.3388.8640.6990.80%4.29
205033M16M17M0.980.26%10.878.631.7287.2185.4588.9740.7890.96%4.32

Highest City Populations in Australia

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Melbourne4,960,9374,246,375
2Sydney4,921,1724,627,345
3Brisbane2,403,5502,189,878
4Perth2,040,1261,896,548
5Adelaide1,335,4231,225,235
6Gold Coast698,135591,473
7Canberra456,640367,752
8Newcastle449,784308,308
9Wollongong304,856292,190

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