Australia Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Australia birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Australia in 2022 is 12.244 births per 1000 people, a 1.28% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2021 was 12.403 births per 1000 people, a 1.26% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Australia in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Israel 19.248
Panama 18.124
Oman 16.574
Argentina 16.360
Guam 16.192
Saudi Arabia 16.166
Seychelles 15.382
Antigua and Barbuda 14.502
French Polynesia 13.831
New Caledonia 13.686
Bahamas 13.639
Uruguay 13.404
Bahrain 12.820
New Zealand 12.291
Australia 12.244
United States 12.012
Kuwait 11.949
Aruba 11.910
Chile 11.815
Trinidad and Tobago 11.802
Sweden 11.764
Ireland 11.675
Iceland 11.646
United Kingdom 11.322
Norway 11.134
Denmark 11.054
France 10.978
Hong Kong 10.854
Curacao 10.668
Belgium 10.647
Barbados 10.585
Macao 10.339
Luxembourg 10.320
Netherlands 10.162
Canada 10.148
Switzerland 10.130
UAE 10.019
Estonia 9.989
Latvia 9.983
Austria 9.942
Lithuania 9.936
Channel Islands 9.811
Malta 9.730
Cyprus 9.657
Germany 9.381
Hungary 9.321
Poland 9.298
Slovenia 9.091
Qatar 8.997
Finland 8.736
Croatia 8.440
Singapore 8.419
Taiwan 8.394
Spain 8.014
Portugal 7.699
Italy 7.154
Greece 7.112
Japan 7.109
South Korea 6.902
Puerto Rico 6.719
Australia - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 12.244 -1.280%
2021 12.403 -1.260%
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%