Australia Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Australia birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Australia in 2021 is 12.403 births per 1000 people, a 1.26% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2020 was 12.561 births per 1000 people, a 1.25% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2019 was 12.720 births per 1000 people, a 1.23% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2018 was 12.879 births per 1000 people, a 0.77% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Israel 19.539
Panama 18.362
Oman 17.332
Saudi Arabia 16.631
Argentina 16.548
Guam 16.299
Seychelles 15.741
Antigua and Barbuda 14.741
French Polynesia 14.079
New Caledonia 13.837
Bahamas 13.738
Uruguay 13.533
Bahrain 13.163
Kuwait 12.557
Australia 12.403
New Zealand 12.377
Trinidad and Tobago 12.127
Ireland 12.013
United States 12.001
Chile 11.978
Aruba 11.847
Sweden 11.795
Iceland 11.766
United Kingdom 11.377
Norway 11.116
France 11.042
Denmark 10.960
Hong Kong 10.912
Curacao 10.709
Belgium 10.704
Barbados 10.612
Macao 10.511
Luxembourg 10.407
Canada 10.224
Latvia 10.177
Switzerland 10.177
Netherlands 10.142
UAE 10.110
Estonia 10.081
Lithuania 10.035
Austria 9.940
Cyprus 9.892
Channel Islands 9.818
Malta 9.755
Poland 9.442
Germany 9.389
Hungary 9.364
Slovenia 9.248
Qatar 9.163
Finland 8.890
Croatia 8.563
Singapore 8.502
Taiwan 8.402
Spain 8.140
Portugal 7.733
Greece 7.294
Italy 7.272
Japan 7.205
South Korea 7.036
Puerto Rico 6.883
Australia - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 12.403 -1.260%
2020 12.561 -1.250%
2019 12.720 -1.230%
2018 12.879 -0.770%
2017 12.979 -0.760%
2016 13.079 -0.760%
2015 13.179 -0.750%
2014 13.279 -0.750%
2013 13.379 -0.620%
2012 13.463 -0.620%
2011 13.547 -0.620%
2010 13.632 -0.610%
2009 13.716 -0.610%
2008 13.800 1.470%
2007 13.600 1.490%
2006 13.400 1.510%
2005 13.201 1.540%
2004 13.001 1.560%
2003 12.801 -1.120%
2002 12.946 -1.100%
2001 13.090 -1.100%
2000 13.235 -1.080%
1999 13.379 -1.070%
1998 13.524 -1.810%
1997 13.773 -1.780%
1996 14.022 -1.740%
1995 14.270 -1.710%
1994 14.519 -1.690%
1993 14.768 -0.440%
1992 14.834 -0.450%
1991 14.901 -0.440%
1990 14.967 -0.450%
1989 15.034 -0.440%
1988 15.100 -0.600%
1987 15.191 -0.600%
1986 15.282 -0.600%
1985 15.374 -0.590%
1984 15.465 -0.580%
1983 15.556 -0.370%
1982 15.614 -0.370%
1981 15.672 -0.380%
1980 15.731 -0.370%
1979 15.789 -0.370%
1978 15.847 -3.970%
1977 16.502 -3.820%
1976 17.158 -3.680%
1975 17.813 -3.550%
1974 18.469 -3.430%
1973 19.124 -0.840%
1972 19.286 -0.830%
1971 19.447 -0.830%
1970 19.609 -0.810%
1969 19.770 -0.810%
1968 19.932 -1.480%
1967 20.231 -1.460%
1966 20.530 -1.440%
1965 20.829 -1.420%
1964 21.128 -1.400%
1963 21.427 -1.210%
1962 21.690 -1.200%
1961 21.953 -1.180%
1960 22.216 -1.170%
1959 22.479 -1.160%
1958 22.742 -0.210%
1957 22.790 -0.210%
1956 22.838 -0.210%
1955 22.885 -0.210%
1954 22.933 -0.210%
1953 22.981 -0.210%
1952 23.029 -0.210%
1951 23.077 -0.200%
1950 23.124 0.000%