Population of Australia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Australia is 26,036,964 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Australia is projected at 25,788,215 or 25.80 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Australia is projected at 25,499,884 or 25.50 million people for the year 2020. Australia ranks number 55th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Australia is ranked 1st among 23 countries in Oceania.

Australia's population will be increased year by year. The Australia population is projected to reach 28.18 million in 2030 and increase further to 32.81 million in 2050 and 42.88 million by 2100. Australia accounts for 0.33 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.32% in 2009 and is projected to increase by 0.39% by 2100.

Australia was at 43rd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 54th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Australia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202025,499,884296,6861.180.33
202125,788,215288,3311.130.33
202226,068,792280,5771.090.33
202326,343,068274,2761.050.33
202426,612,914269,8461.020.33
202526,879,753266,8391.000.33
202627,144,222264,4690.980.33
202727,406,334262,1120.970.33
202827,666,058259,7240.950.33
202927,923,172257,1140.930.33
203028,177,481254,3090.910.33
203128,429,259251,7780.890.33
203228,678,760249,5010.880.33
203328,925,682246,9220.860.33
203429,169,600243,9180.840.33
203529,410,244240,6440.820.33
203629,647,571237,3270.810.33
203729,881,872234,3010.790.33
203830,113,686231,8140.780.33
203930,343,703230,0170.760.33
204030,572,489228,7860.750.33
204130,800,213227,7240.740.33
204231,026,899226,6860.740.33
204331,252,706225,8070.730.33
204431,477,760225,0540.720.33
204531,702,142224,3820.710.33
204631,925,966223,8240.710.33
204732,149,254223,2880.700.34
204832,371,840222,5860.690.34
204932,593,529221,6890.680.34
205032,814,113220,5840.680.34
205133,033,574219,4610.670.34
205233,251,918218,3440.660.34
205333,469,054217,1360.650.34
205433,684,880215,8260.640.34
205533,899,321214,4410.640.34
205634,112,355213,0340.630.34
205734,323,983211,6280.620.34
205834,534,178210,1950.610.34
205934,742,900208,7220.600.34
206034,950,168207,2680.600.34
206135,155,967205,7990.590.35
206235,360,350204,3830.580.35
206335,563,493203,1430.570.35
206435,765,574202,0810.570.35
206535,966,769201,1950.560.35
206636,167,165200,3960.560.35
206736,366,769199,6040.550.35
206836,565,600198,8310.550.35
206936,763,655198,0550.540.35
207036,960,960197,3050.540.35
207137,157,584196,6240.530.35
207237,353,583195,9990.530.36
207337,548,921195,3380.520.36
207437,743,549194,6280.520.36
207537,937,457193,9080.510.36
207638,130,712193,2550.510.36
207738,323,432192,7200.510.36
207838,515,747192,3150.500.36
207938,707,786192,0390.500.36
208038,899,749191,9630.500.36
208139,091,643191,8940.490.37
208239,283,642191,9990.490.37
208339,476,084192,4420.490.37
208439,669,379193,2950.490.37
208539,863,846194,4670.490.37
208640,059,568195,7220.490.37
208740,256,514196,9460.490.37
208840,454,723198,2090.490.37
208940,654,194199,4710.490.38
209040,854,876200,6820.490.38
209141,056,659201,7830.490.38
209241,259,358202,6990.490.38
209341,462,744203,3860.490.38
209441,666,529203,7850.490.38
209541,870,415203,8860.490.39
209642,074,002203,5870.490.39
209742,276,899202,8970.480.39
209842,478,664201,7650.480.39
209942,678,798200,1340.470.39
210042,876,772197,9740.460.39

Australia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19508,177,342--0.32
19518,398,231220,8892.700.33
19528,595,072196,8412.340.33
19538,782,173187,1012.180.33
19548,970,127187,9542.140.33
19559,165,707195,5802.180.33
19569,371,789206,0822.250.33
19579,587,458215,6692.300.33
19589,808,596221,1382.310.34
195910,028,799220,2032.250.34
196010,242,076213,2772.130.34
196110,445,837203,7611.990.34
196210,643,417197,5801.890.34
196310,845,178201,7611.900.34
196411,065,415220,2372.030.34
196511,313,195247,7802.240.34
196611,593,413280,2182.480.34
196711,899,639306,2262.640.34
196812,215,701316,0622.660.34
196912,518,937303,2362.480.35
197012,793,034274,0972.190.35
197113,033,133240,0991.880.35
197213,244,171211,0381.620.34
197313,431,794187,6231.420.34
197413,605,570173,7761.290.34
197513,773,288167,7181.230.34
197613,935,731162,4431.180.34
197714,092,548156,8171.130.33
197814,249,401156,8531.110.33
197914,413,000163,5991.150.33
198014,588,405175,4051.220.33
198114,777,243188,8381.290.33
198214,979,205201,9621.370.32
198315,194,641215,4361.440.32
198415,423,166228,5251.500.32
198515,663,663240,4971.560.32
198615,917,572253,9091.620.32
198716,183,168265,5961.670.32
198816,452,255269,0871.660.32
198916,713,989261,7341.590.32
199016,960,597246,6081.480.32
199117,189,240228,6431.350.32
199217,402,173212,9331.240.32
199317,603,205201,0321.160.32
199417,798,529195,3241.110.31
199517,993,074194,5451.090.31
199618,189,277196,2031.090.31
199718,387,214197,9371.090.31
199818,587,021199,8071.090.31
199918,788,186201,1651.080.31
200018,991,431203,2451.080.31
200119,194,672203,2411.070.31
200219,401,368206,6961.080.31
200319,624,166222,7981.150.31
200419,879,649255,4831.300.31
200520,178,540298,8911.500.31
200620,526,303347,7631.720.31
200720,916,344390,0411.900.31
200821,332,282415,9381.990.31
200921,750,851418,5691.960.32
201022,154,679403,8281.860.32
201122,538,001383,3221.730.32
201222,903,948365,9471.620.32
201323,254,913350,9651.530.32
201423,596,424341,5111.470.32
201523,932,502336,0781.420.32
201624,262,712330,2101.380.33
201724,584,620321,9081.330.33
201824,898,152313,5321.280.33
201925,203,198305,0461.230.33