Australia Birth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of the Australia birth rate from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Australia in 2019 is 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.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2016 was 13.079 births per 1000 people, a 0.76% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2019 Birth Rate
Israel 20.121
Oman 18.848
Panama 18.839
Saudi Arabia 17.562
Argentina 16.924
Guam 16.512
Seychelles 16.460
Antigua and Barbuda 15.218
French Polynesia 14.576
New Caledonia 14.139
Bahamas 13.937
Bahrain 13.848
Uruguay 13.792
Kuwait 13.772
Trinidad and Tobago 12.778
Australia 12.720
Ireland 12.690
New Zealand 12.549
Chile 12.303
Iceland 12.005
United States 11.979
Sweden 11.858
Aruba 11.720
United Kingdom 11.488
France 11.171
Norway 11.081
Hong Kong 11.027
Macao 10.856
Belgium 10.817
Curacao 10.792
Denmark 10.771
Barbados 10.666
Luxembourg 10.581
Latvia 10.564
Canada 10.376
Cyprus 10.363
UAE 10.291
Switzerland 10.272
Estonia 10.264
Lithuania 10.233
Netherlands 10.101
Austria 9.937
Channel Islands 9.831
Malta 9.806
Poland 9.731
Slovenia 9.563
Qatar 9.495
Hungary 9.449
Germany 9.405
Finland 9.197
Croatia 8.808
Singapore 8.667
Taiwan 8.417
Spain 8.391
Portugal 7.802
Greece 7.657
Italy 7.509
Japan 7.397
South Korea 7.303
Puerto Rico 7.212
Australia - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%