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Australia Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Australia Population is increasing
  • Australia Population Density is increasing
  • Australia Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Australia Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Australia population is expected to increase by 219050 people. Australia contributes 0.33% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Australia is 83.573 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Australia owns 0.05158% of land i.e. 7682300 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 6 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Australia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Australia Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Australia Population (in million) 22.12 25.39 28.23
Australia Global Rank 53rd 55th 55th
Australia Global Population Share 0.31% 0.32% 0.33%
Australia Global Population Density 2.8 3.08 3.34
Australia Global Population Density Rank 158th 160th 162nd
Australia Average Life Expectancy 81.91 83.57 84.97
Australia Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 6th 8th 8th
Australia Fertility Rate 1.93 1.81 1.77
Australia Fertility Rate Global Rank 138th 142nd 144th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Australia population is expected to increase by 219050 people. 
  • Australia population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Australia will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Australia Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 55th-62nd. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Australia population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.86%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Australia is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Australia contributes 0.33% of world's total population. 

Australia
 Population Fact

Australia
 Total Population Trend

Australia
 Population Growth Rate

Australia
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 22.12 Million 53rd
2020 25.39 Million 55th
2030 28.23 Million 55th
2040 30.76 Million 60th
2050 33.18 Million 62nd
2060 35.4 Million 61st
2070 37.35 Million 61st
2080 39.06 Million 60th
2090 40.55 Million 59th
2100 41.83 Million 57th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 22.12 Million 1.75%
2020 25.39 Million 1.23%
2030 28.23 Million 0.96%
2040 30.76 Million 0.8%
2050 33.18 Million 0.73%
2060 35.4 Million 0.6%
2070 37.35 Million 0.5%
2080 39.06 Million 0.42%
2090 40.55 Million 0.35%
2100 41.83 Million 0.27%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 22.12 Million 0.31%
2020 25.39 Million 0.32%
2030 28.23 Million 0.33%
2040 30.76 Million 0.33%
2050 33.18 Million 0.33%
2060 35.4 Million 0.34%
2070 37.35 Million 0.35%
2080 39.06 Million 0.36%
2090 40.55 Million 0.36%
2100 41.83 Million 0.37%

Australia Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Australia population density is 3.52 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Australia Ranks in range of 160th-168th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Australia. 

Australia
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 2.8 158th
2020 3.08 160th
2030 3.34 162nd
2040 3.55 164th
2050 3.74 166th
2060 3.89 168th
2070 4.02 170th
2080 4.12 172nd
2090 4.2 174th
2100 4.25 176th

Australia Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Australia is 83.573 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Australia ranks 8th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Australia
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 81.91 6th
2020 83.57 8th
2030 84.97 8th
2040 86.22 8th
2050 87.43 10th
2060 88.63 10th
2070 89.81 10th
2080 91 10th
2090 92.17 10th
2100 0

Australia Average Fertility Rate

  • In Australia, Women gives birth to 1.814 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Australia rank is in range of 142nd-137th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Australia
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 1.93 138th
2020 1.81 142nd
2030 1.77 144th
2040 1.76 143rd
2050 1.76 138th
2060 1.76 137th
2070 1.77 127th
2080 1.78 124th
2090 1.79 117th
2100 1.8 109th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Australia population was 8177342 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.01%.Currently Australia population is around 22120064 and by year 2030 its expected to be 28234742 .Australia ranks 53rd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Australia in 2010 was 81.91, in 2020 its 83.573 and by 2050 it will be 87.431.As mentioned in Highlight's Australia population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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