Australia Population 1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in Australia was estimated at 24.1 million people on June 30th 2016, according to the preliminary census figures. Australia's population grew by 1.4 percent during the year ended 30 June 2016. All states and territories recorded positive population growth, with Victoria recording the highest growth rate of all states and territories at (2.1 percent) and the Northern Territory recording the lowest growth rate (0.2 percent). Looking back, in the year of 1960, Australia had a population of 10.4 million people.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.40 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12402.96 12341.35 12402.96 5995.53 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 707.72 703.59 958.37 363.52 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 19690.00 -23170.00 71740.00 -72696.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 41900.00 31000.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 61600.00 7800.00 99500.00 -74900.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.20 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.10 12.60 20.22 7.61 percent [+]
Productivity 100.80 102.20 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 100.50 99.80 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 201.30 189.20 201.30 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 172395.18 169923.85 258083.30 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1179.00 1163.50 1179.00 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1254.10 1295.10 1295.10 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.00 1.90 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 694.90 672.70 694.90 543.78 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.13 23.94 24.13 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 3420.00 3440.00 3460.00 3420.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2420.00 2430.00 2440.00 2420.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2440.00 2660.00 2660.00 2440.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6110.00 6250.00 6250.00 6110.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 61.63 61.60 63.41 53.48 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. This page provides - Australia Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
24.13 23.94 24.13 10.39 1960 - 2016 Million Yearly




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