The total population in Australia was estimated at 24.7 million people on September 30th 2017, according to the preliminary estimate. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Australia had a population of 10.4 million people.

Population in Australia is expected to be 25.20 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Population is projected to trend around 26.00 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12671.54 12638.74 12671.54 5997.80 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 672.05 667.45 959.99 364.64 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -9461.00 -16813.00 72766.00 -72975.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 42300.00 24600.00 80600.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 32800.00 7800.00 99100.00 -75000.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.50 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.40 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 101.80 100.90 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 100.60 101.10 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 240.90 234.20 240.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 175905.00 175637.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1207.40 1191.50 1207.40 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.10 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1304.50 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 719.20 694.90 719.20 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.70 24.13 24.70 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.50 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.50 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.20 62.20 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. 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
24.70 24.13 24.70 10.39 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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