Australia Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Australia birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Australia in 2020 is 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.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2017 was 12.979 births per 1000 people, a 0.76% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Israel 19.830
Panama 18.601
Oman 18.090
Saudi Arabia 17.097
Argentina 16.736
Guam 16.405
Seychelles 16.101
Antigua and Barbuda 14.979
French Polynesia 14.328
New Caledonia 13.988
Bahamas 13.838
Uruguay 13.663
Bahrain 13.505
Kuwait 13.164
Australia 12.561
New Zealand 12.463
Trinidad and Tobago 12.453
Ireland 12.352
Chile 12.140
United States 11.990
Iceland 11.885
Sweden 11.827
Aruba 11.783
United Kingdom 11.433
France 11.107
Norway 11.099
Hong Kong 10.969
Denmark 10.865
Belgium 10.760
Curacao 10.751
Macao 10.684
Barbados 10.639
Luxembourg 10.494
Latvia 10.370
Canada 10.300
Switzerland 10.225
UAE 10.200
Estonia 10.172
Lithuania 10.134
Cyprus 10.128
Netherlands 10.121
Austria 9.939
Channel Islands 9.824
Malta 9.781
Poland 9.587
Slovenia 9.406
Hungary 9.406
Germany 9.397
Qatar 9.329
Finland 9.043
Croatia 8.685
Singapore 8.584
Taiwan 8.409
Spain 8.265
Portugal 7.768
Greece 7.475
Italy 7.391
Japan 7.301
South Korea 7.169
Puerto Rico 7.048
Australia - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%