Australia Population Growth Rate 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 26,177,413, a 0.99% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Australia in 2021 was 25,921,089, a 0.98% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Australia in 2020 was 25,670,051, a 1.23% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Australia in 2019 was 25,357,170, a 1.51% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
United States 338,289,857
Japan 123,951,692
Germany 83,369,843
United Kingdom 67,508,936
France 64,626,628
Italy 59,037,474
South Korea 51,815,810
Spain 47,558,630
Argentina 45,510,318
Poland 39,857,145
Canada 38,454,327
Saudi Arabia 36,408,820
Australia 26,177,413
Taiwan 23,893,394
Chile 19,603,733
Netherlands 17,564,014
Belgium 11,655,930
Sweden 10,549,347
Greece 10,384,971
Portugal 10,270,865
Hungary 9,967,308
UAE 9,441,129
Israel 9,038,309
Austria 8,939,617
Switzerland 8,740,472
Hong Kong 7,488,865
Singapore 5,975,689
Denmark 5,882,261
Finland 5,540,745
Norway 5,434,319
New Zealand 5,185,288
Ireland 5,023,109
Oman 4,576,298
Panama 4,408,581
Kuwait 4,268,873
Croatia 4,030,358
Uruguay 3,422,794
Puerto Rico 3,252,407
Lithuania 2,750,055
Qatar 2,695,122
Slovenia 2,119,844
Latvia 1,850,651
Trinidad and Tobago 1,531,044
Bahrain 1,472,233
Estonia 1,326,062
Cyprus 1,251,488
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 647,599
Malta 533,286
Bahamas 409,984
Iceland 372,899
French Polynesia 306,279
New Caledonia 289,950
Barbados 281,635
Curacao 191,163
Guam 171,774
Seychelles 107,118
Aruba 106,445
Antigua and Barbuda 93,763
Isle of Man 84,519
Andorra 79,824
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 64,184
Greenland 56,466
Faroe Islands 53,090
Northern Mariana Islands 49,551
Turks and Caicos Islands 45,703
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 44,175
Liechtenstein 39,327
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 33,660
Gibraltar 32,649
British Virgin Islands 31,305
Palau 18,055
Australia - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 26,177,413 0.99%
2021 25,921,089 0.98%
2020 25,670,051 1.23%
2019 25,357,170 1.51%
2018 24,979,230 1.58%
2017 24,590,334 1.63%
2016 24,195,701 1.58%
2015 23,820,236 1.49%
2014 23,469,579 1.55%
2013 23,111,782 1.68%
2012 22,729,269 1.66%
2011 22,357,034 1.53%
2010 22,019,168 1.65%
2009 21,660,892 1.94%
2008 21,247,873 2.00%
2007 20,830,828 1.78%
2006 20,467,030 1.46%
2005 20,171,731 1.24%
2004 19,925,056 1.15%
2003 19,698,999 1.15%
2002 19,475,844 1.18%
2001 19,248,143 1.21%
2000 19,017,963 1.15%
1999 18,800,892 1.07%
1998 18,601,667 1.04%
1997 18,410,250 1.09%
1996 18,211,845 1.16%
1995 18,002,999 1.11%
1994 17,805,504 0.99%
1993 17,631,511 0.97%
1992 17,462,504 1.11%
1991 17,271,086 1.31%
1990 17,048,003 1.50%
1989 16,796,588 1.64%
1988 16,525,903 1.64%
1987 16,259,249 1.54%
1986 16,012,299 1.44%
1985 15,785,682 1.32%
1984 15,579,476 1.28%
1983 15,383,076 1.41%
1982 15,168,445 1.60%
1981 14,930,052 1.52%
1980 14,706,322 1.28%
1979 14,520,527 1.15%
1978 14,355,814 1.14%
1977 14,193,365 1.11%
1976 14,038,072 1.09%
1975 13,886,854 1.26%
1974 13,713,388 1.48%
1973 13,513,318 1.60%
1972 13,300,308 2.36%
1971 12,993,834 3.17%
1970 12,595,034 2.66%
1969 12,268,349 2.00%
1968 12,027,262 1.85%
1967 11,809,110 1.87%
1966 11,592,675 2.05%
1965 11,359,442 2.05%
1964 11,131,609 1.96%
1963 10,917,375 1.92%
1962 10,711,941 1.96%
1961 10,505,938 2.13%
1960 10,286,647 2.20%
1959 10,065,683 2.16%
1958 9,853,146 2.17%
1957 9,644,191 2.27%
1956 9,429,810 2.39%
1955 9,209,844 2.29%
1954 9,003,370 2.09%
1953 8,819,165 2.16%
1952 8,632,792 2.53%
1951 8,419,830 2.97%
1950 8,177,167 0.00%