The total population in Australia was estimated at 25.7 million people in 2020, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Australia had a population of 10.4 million people. This page provides - Australia Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2021.

Population in Australia is expected to reach 26.62 Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Population is projected to trend around 27.10 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
25.68 25.60 25.68 10.39 1960 - 2020 Million Yearly

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.80 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 13077.59 13006.89 13077.59 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 778.09 805.20 1007.90 364.69 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 91505.00 -478.00 252307.00 -370036.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -20799.00 89149.00 96411.00 -236883.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 70706.00 88671.00 226738.00 -606919.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.30 66.10 66.30 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 12.90 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 100.00 92.50 102.50 42.10 points [+]
Productivity 102.50 102.90 104.00 55.20 points [+]
Job Vacancies 288.70 254.40 288.70 26.80 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 196611.66 190542.00 255912.00 64870.00 [+]
Wages 1280.30 1304.70 1304.70 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1458.00 1381.30 1458.00 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.40 1.40 4.30 1.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 753.80 740.80 753.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.68 25.60 25.68 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 62.60 62.30 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Population
The population of Australia represents 0.33 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 308 people on the planet is a resident of Australia.