Australia Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Australia population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Australia in 2022 is 26,068,792, a 1.09% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Australia in 2021 was 25,788,215, a 1.13% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Australia in 2020 was 25,499,884, a 1.18% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Australia in 2019 was 25,203,198, a 1.23% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2022 Population
United States 334,805,269
Japan 125,584,838
Germany 83,883,596
United Kingdom 68,497,907
France 65,584,518
Italy 60,262,770
South Korea 51,329,899
Spain 46,719,142
Argentina 46,010,234
Canada 38,388,419
Poland 37,739,785
Saudi Arabia 35,844,909
Australia 26,068,792
Taiwan 23,888,595
Chile 19,250,195
Netherlands 17,211,447
Belgium 11,668,278
Greece 10,316,637
Sweden 10,218,971
Portugal 10,140,570
UAE 10,081,785
Hungary 9,606,259
Austria 9,066,710
Israel 8,922,892
Switzerland 8,773,637
Hong Kong 7,604,299
Singapore 5,943,546
Denmark 5,834,950
Finland 5,554,960
Norway 5,511,370
Oman 5,323,993
Ireland 5,020,199
New Zealand 4,898,203
Panama 4,446,964
Kuwait 4,380,326
Croatia 4,059,286
Uruguay 3,496,016
Qatar 2,979,915
Puerto Rico 2,829,812
Lithuania 2,661,708
Slovenia 2,078,034
Latvia 1,848,837
Bahrain 1,783,983
Trinidad and Tobago 1,406,585
Estonia 1,321,910
Cyprus 1,223,387
Macao 667,490
Luxembourg 642,371
Malta 444,033
Bahamas 400,516
Iceland 345,393
New Caledonia 290,915
Barbados 288,023
French Polynesia 284,164
Channel Islands 176,463
Guam 171,519
Curacao 165,529
Aruba 107,609
Antigua and Barbuda 99,509
Seychelles 99,426
Isle of Man 85,732
Andorra 77,463
Cayman Islands 67,277
Bermuda 61,939
Northern Mariana Islands 58,269
Greenland 56,973
Faroe Islands 49,233
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,966
Monaco 39,783
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,741
Liechtenstein 38,387
San Marino 34,085
Gibraltar 33,704
British Virgin Islands 30,596
Palau 18,233
Australia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 26,068,792 1.09%
2021 25,788,215 1.13%
2020 25,499,884 1.18%
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%