Australia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Australia population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Australia in 2019 is 25,203,198, a 1.23% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Australia in 2018 was 24,898,152, a 1.28% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Australia in 2017 was 24,584,620, a 1.33% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Australia in 2016 was 24,262,712, a 1.38% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2019 Population
United States 329,064,917
Japan 126,860,301
Germany 83,517,045
United Kingdom 67,530,172
France 65,129,728
Italy 60,550,075
South Korea 51,225,308
Spain 46,736,776
Argentina 44,780,677
Poland 37,887,768
Canada 37,411,047
Saudi Arabia 34,268,528
Australia 25,203,198
Taiwan 23,773,876
Chile 18,952,038
Netherlands 17,097,130
Belgium 11,539,328
Greece 10,473,455
Portugal 10,226,187
Sweden 10,036,379
UAE 9,770,529
Hungary 9,684,679
Austria 8,955,102
Switzerland 8,591,365
Israel 8,519,377
Hong Kong 7,436,154
Singapore 5,804,337
Denmark 5,771,876
Finland 5,532,156
Norway 5,378,857
Oman 4,974,986
Ireland 4,882,495
New Zealand 4,783,063
Panama 4,246,439
Kuwait 4,207,083
Croatia 4,130,304
Uruguay 3,461,734
Puerto Rico 2,933,408
Qatar 2,832,067
Lithuania 2,759,627
Slovenia 2,078,654
Latvia 1,906,743
Bahrain 1,641,172
Trinidad and Tobago 1,394,973
Estonia 1,325,648
Cyprus 1,198,575
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 615,729
Malta 440,372
Bahamas 389,482
Iceland 339,031
Barbados 287,025
New Caledonia 282,750
French Polynesia 279,287
Channel Islands 172,259
Guam 167,294
Curacao 163,424
Aruba 106,314
Seychelles 97,739
Antigua and Barbuda 97,118
Isle of Man 84,584
Andorra 77,142
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 62,506
Northern Mariana Islands 57,216
Greenland 56,672
Faroe Islands 48,678
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,388
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,191
Liechtenstein 38,019
San Marino 33,860
Gibraltar 33,701
British Virgin Islands 30,030
Palau 18,008
Australia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 25,203,198 1.23%
2018 24,898,152 1.28%
2017 24,584,620 1.33%
2016 24,262,712 1.38%
2015 23,932,502 1.42%
2014 23,596,424 1.47%
2013 23,254,913 1.53%
2012 22,903,948 1.62%
2011 22,538,001 1.73%
2010 22,154,679 1.86%
2009 21,750,851 1.96%
2008 21,332,282 1.99%
2007 20,916,344 1.90%
2006 20,526,303 1.72%
2005 20,178,540 1.50%
2004 19,879,649 1.30%
2003 19,624,166 1.15%
2002 19,401,368 1.08%
2001 19,194,672 1.07%
2000 18,991,431 1.08%
1999 18,788,186 1.08%
1998 18,587,021 1.09%
1997 18,387,214 1.09%
1996 18,189,277 1.09%
1995 17,993,074 1.09%
1994 17,798,529 1.11%
1993 17,603,205 1.16%
1992 17,402,173 1.24%
1991 17,189,240 1.35%
1990 16,960,597 1.48%
1989 16,713,989 1.59%
1988 16,452,255 1.66%
1987 16,183,168 1.67%
1986 15,917,572 1.62%
1985 15,663,663 1.56%
1984 15,423,166 1.50%
1983 15,194,641 1.44%
1982 14,979,205 1.37%
1981 14,777,243 1.29%
1980 14,588,405 1.22%
1979 14,413,000 1.15%
1978 14,249,401 1.11%
1977 14,092,548 1.13%
1976 13,935,731 1.18%
1975 13,773,288 1.23%
1974 13,605,570 1.29%
1973 13,431,794 1.42%
1972 13,244,171 1.62%
1971 13,033,133 1.88%
1970 12,793,034 2.19%
1969 12,518,937 2.48%
1968 12,215,701 2.66%
1967 11,899,639 2.64%
1966 11,593,413 2.48%
1965 11,313,195 2.24%
1964 11,065,415 2.03%
1963 10,845,178 1.90%
1962 10,643,417 1.89%
1961 10,445,837 1.99%
1960 10,242,076 2.13%
1959 10,028,799 2.25%
1958 9,808,596 2.31%
1957 9,587,458 2.30%
1956 9,371,789 2.25%
1955 9,165,707 2.18%
1954 8,970,127 2.14%
1953 8,782,173 2.18%
1952 8,595,072 2.34%
1951 8,398,231 2.70%
1950 8,177,342 0.00%