๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Population of Australia/New Zealand

31,969,421
Current Population of Australia/New Zealand
300,925
Net population growth this year
4.02
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Australia/New Zealand reached 31,969,421, of which 15,873,692 people are male and 16,095,728 female. The country has a population density of 4.0227 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.941% for the year. According to the latest data, Australia/New Zealand is set to increase its population size by 300,925 people next year. Making the total population count of Australia/New Zealand 31,969,421 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Australia/New Zealand (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Australia/New Zealand grown from 10,088,776 people to 31,969,421. An increase of the population size by 216.88% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 10,088,776 5,079,417 5,009,358 294,375 1.2695 2.918%
1951 10,371,954 5,232,860 5,139,094 271,982 1.3051 2.622%
1952 10,631,740 5,371,600 5,260,141 247,591 1.3378 2.329%
1953 10,868,129 5,492,858 5,375,271 225,186 1.3675 2.072%
1954 11,099,702 5,608,845 5,490,857 237,960 1.3967 2.144%
1955 11,350,820 5,737,458 5,613,362 264,276 1.4283 2.328%
1956 11,616,158 5,873,925 5,742,233 266,400 1.4617 2.293%
1957 11,879,512 6,005,022 5,874,489 260,307 1.4948 2.191%
1958 12,139,704 6,130,950 6,008,754 260,079 1.5275 2.142%
1959 12,400,693 6,258,746 6,141,946 261,898 1.5604 2.112%
1960 12,667,836 6,393,380 6,274,455 272,387 1.594 2.15%
1961 12,937,554 6,528,288 6,409,266 267,050 1.6279 2.064%
1962 13,198,251 6,654,067 6,544,184 254,344 1.6607 1.927%
1963 13,457,401 6,778,677 6,678,724 263,956 1.6934 1.961%
1964 13,722,257 6,908,477 6,813,780 265,756 1.7267 1.937%
1965 13,997,758 7,044,791 6,952,968 285,247 1.7613 2.038%
1966 14,277,031 7,182,625 7,094,406 273,299 1.7965 1.914%
1967 14,534,308 7,308,152 7,226,156 241,253 1.8289 1.66%
1968 14,783,681 7,429,364 7,354,316 257,494 1.8602 1.742%
1969 15,054,701 7,562,692 7,492,009 284,546 1.8943 1.89%
1970 15,419,095 7,743,326 7,675,768 444,242 1.9402 2.881%
1971 15,862,719 7,962,664 7,900,055 443,006 1.996 2.793%
1972 16,221,186 8,139,405 8,081,782 273,929 2.0411 1.689%
1973 16,493,956 8,273,581 8,220,376 271,611 2.0754 1.647%
1974 16,756,199 8,401,353 8,354,846 252,875 2.1084 1.509%
1975 16,982,283 8,508,882 8,473,400 199,291 2.1369 1.174%
1976 17,165,884 8,593,596 8,572,288 167,912 2.16 0.978%
1977 17,334,539 8,670,125 8,664,414 169,398 2.1812 0.977%
1978 17,499,113 8,744,446 8,754,668 159,750 2.2019 0.913%
1979 17,663,067 8,818,960 8,844,107 168,157 2.2226 0.952%
1980 17,853,489 8,907,969 8,945,520 212,688 2.2465 1.191%
1981 18,090,675 9,023,012 9,067,662 261,684 2.2764 1.447%
1982 18,354,166 9,154,056 9,200,110 265,298 2.3095 1.445%
1983 18,602,903 9,278,261 9,324,642 232,176 2.3408 1.248%
1984 18,829,816 9,390,366 9,439,449 221,649 2.3694 1.177%
1985 19,054,037 9,501,938 9,552,098 226,794 2.3976 1.19%
1986 19,293,970 9,620,842 9,673,128 253,072 2.4278 1.312%
1987 19,558,699 9,748,656 9,810,044 276,387 2.4611 1.413%
1988 19,841,905 9,883,810 9,958,094 290,024 2.4967 1.462%
1989 20,130,343 10,022,417 10,107,926 286,852 2.533 1.425%
1990 20,445,392 10,174,407 10,270,984 343,245 2.5727 1.679%
1991 20,752,684 10,321,762 10,430,922 271,341 2.6113 1.308%
1992 20,995,067 10,437,978 10,557,088 213,423 2.6418 1.017%
1993 21,205,252 10,539,228 10,666,024 206,949 2.6683 0.976%
1994 21,426,394 10,646,374 10,780,020 235,335 2.6961 1.098%
1995 21,676,892 10,768,374 10,908,518 265,660 2.7276 1.226%
1996 21,940,303 10,894,799 11,045,504 261,161 2.7608 1.19%
1997 22,186,103 11,009,717 11,176,386 230,437 2.7917 1.039%
1998 22,411,711 11,113,984 11,297,728 220,780 2.8201 0.985%
1999 22,634,385 11,217,638 11,416,747 224,568 2.8481 0.992%
2000 22,873,229 11,330,270 11,542,959 253,120 2.8781 1.107%
2001 23,137,721 11,458,434 11,679,287 275,864 2.9114 1.192%
2002 23,424,428 11,600,983 11,823,444 297,549 2.9475 1.27%
2003 23,718,940 11,747,944 11,970,996 291,476 2.9846 1.229%
2004 24,006,464 11,891,219 12,115,246 283,573 3.0207 1.181%
2005 24,304,512 12,039,942 12,264,569 312,521 3.0582 1.286%
2006 24,647,008 12,212,288 12,434,720 372,472 3.1013 1.511%
2007 25,052,322 12,419,278 12,633,044 438,156 3.1523 1.749%
2008 25,508,111 12,654,168 12,853,944 473,423 3.2097 1.856%
2009 25,963,779 12,886,904 13,076,874 437,911 3.267 1.687%
2010 26,365,507 13,086,928 13,278,579 365,546 3.3176 1.386%
2011 26,738,303 13,269,809 13,468,494 380,046 3.3645 1.421%
2012 27,139,554 13,467,202 13,672,352 422,455 3.415 1.557%
2013 27,562,426 13,673,732 13,888,693 423,289 3.4682 1.536%
2014 27,983,774 13,876,682 14,107,093 419,409 3.5212 1.499%
2015 28,410,826 14,081,279 14,329,548 434,695 3.5749 1.53%
2016 28,863,783 14,300,076 14,563,707 471,217 3.6319 1.633%
2017 29,336,585 14,532,298 14,804,288 474,388 3.6914 1.617%
2018 29,817,756 14,773,728 15,044,028 487,954 3.752 1.636%
2019 30,316,204 15,030,650 15,285,554 508,942 3.8147 1.679%
2020 30,731,184 15,246,064 15,485,120 321,018 3.8669 1.045%
2021 31,050,817 15,410,108 15,640,708 318,247 3.9071 1.025%
2022 31,362,702 15,568,669 15,794,033 305,524 3.9464 0.974%
2023 31,667,211 15,721,837 15,945,374 303,494 3.9847 0.958%
2024 31,969,421 15,873,692 16,095,728 300,925 4.0227 0.941%

Statements that can be derived from Australia/New Zealand's population data

  • Australia/New Zealand has a population of 31,969,421 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Australia/New Zealand's population is equivalent to 0.40% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Australia/New Zealand's population will grow with 300,925 people.
  • In 2024, 152,983 more people will immigrate to Australia/New Zealand than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in Australia/New Zealand is 37.70 years.
  • In Australia/New Zealand there are 4.02 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 2.79 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Australia/New Zealand.
  • In Australia/New Zealand, 15,873,692 of the total population are male, and 16,095,728 are female.

Future Population of Australia/New Zealand (2024 - 2100)

Australia/New Zealand's population is set to incease in the future from 31,969,421 people to 44,158,741 people. An increase of the population size by 337.7% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 31,969,421 15,873,692 16,095,728 300,925 4.0227 0.941%
2025 32,268,749 16,023,922 16,244,826 297,731 4.0604 0.923%
2026 32,564,444 16,172,198 16,392,246 293,660 4.0976 0.902%
2027 32,855,976 16,318,190 16,537,786 289,405 4.1343 0.881%
2028 33,142,767 16,461,678 16,681,089 284,176 4.1704 0.857%
2029 33,423,623 16,602,082 16,821,540 277,536 4.2057 0.83%
2030 33,698,084 16,739,139 16,958,946 271,386 4.2402 0.805%
2031 33,966,359 16,872,993 17,093,366 265,163 4.274 0.781%
2032 34,227,917 17,003,380 17,224,537 257,954 4.3069 0.754%
2033 34,483,013 17,130,520 17,352,493 252,238 4.339 0.731%
2034 34,732,798 17,255,073 17,477,725 247,332 4.3704 0.712%
2035 34,977,063 17,376,950 17,600,112 241,198 4.4012 0.69%
2036 35,215,795 17,496,153 17,719,643 236,266 4.4312 0.671%
2037 35,450,084 17,613,284 17,836,800 232,312 4.4607 0.655%
2038 35,679,849 17,728,329 17,951,519 227,218 4.4896 0.637%
2039 35,905,127 17,841,345 18,063,782 223,338 4.518 0.622%
2040 36,126,492 17,952,662 18,173,830 219,392 4.5458 0.607%
2041 36,343,942 18,062,338 18,281,604 215,507 4.5732 0.593%
2042 36,558,232 18,170,808 18,387,423 213,073 4.6001 0.583%
2043 36,769,645 18,278,143 18,491,502 209,754 4.6267 0.57%
2044 36,977,698 18,384,031 18,593,666 206,351 4.6529 0.558%
2045 37,182,076 18,488,356 18,693,720 202,406 4.6786 0.544%
2046 37,382,493 18,590,970 18,791,523 198,429 4.7039 0.531%
2047 37,578,939 18,691,856 18,887,083 194,462 4.7286 0.517%
2048 37,770,971 18,790,758 18,980,213 189,601 4.7527 0.502%
2049 37,958,522 18,887,589 19,070,933 185,502 4.7763 0.489%
2050 38,141,920 18,982,465 19,159,456 181,295 4.7994 0.475%
2051 38,321,122 19,075,328 19,245,793 177,107 4.822 0.462%
2052 38,496,872 19,166,502 19,330,370 174,393 4.8441 0.453%
2053 38,670,284 19,256,582 19,413,702 172,432 4.8659 0.446%
2054 38,841,045 19,345,428 19,495,617 169,089 4.8874 0.435%
2055 39,008,307 19,432,554 19,575,752 165,436 4.9084 0.424%
2056 39,172,324 19,518,157 19,654,166 162,597 4.9291 0.415%
2057 39,334,613 19,602,943 19,731,670 161,981 4.9495 0.412%
2058 39,494,621 19,686,546 19,808,075 158,036 4.9696 0.4%
2059 39,651,514 19,768,528 19,882,986 155,750 4.9894 0.393%
2060 39,805,936 19,849,202 19,956,733 153,094 5.0088 0.385%
2061 39,958,550 19,928,894 20,029,656 152,133 5.028 0.381%
2062 40,109,180 20,007,531 20,101,649 149,128 5.047 0.372%
2063 40,257,385 20,084,874 20,172,512 147,283 5.0656 0.366%
2064 40,403,438 20,160,929 20,242,508 144,821 5.084 0.358%
2065 40,547,620 20,235,775 20,311,845 143,544 5.1021 0.354%
2066 40,689,901 20,309,493 20,380,408 141,017 5.12 0.347%
2067 40,829,403 20,381,603 20,447,800 137,988 5.1376 0.338%
2068 40,967,186 20,452,648 20,514,537 137,577 5.1549 0.336%
2069 41,103,920 20,523,069 20,580,851 135,891 5.1721 0.331%
2070 41,237,984 20,591,985 20,645,999 132,238 5.189 0.321%
2071 41,368,324 20,658,717 20,709,607 128,441 5.2054 0.31%
2072 41,495,072 20,723,418 20,771,654 125,056 5.2213 0.301%
2073 41,619,042 20,786,623 20,832,419 122,884 5.2369 0.295%
2074 41,740,359 20,848,426 20,891,933 119,749 5.2522 0.287%
2075 41,858,689 20,908,591 20,950,097 116,912 5.2671 0.279%
2076 41,973,518 20,966,945 21,006,573 112,747 5.2815 0.269%
2077 42,084,115 21,023,166 21,060,948 108,446 5.2955 0.258%
2078 42,190,922 21,077,502 21,113,420 105,169 5.3089 0.249%
2079 42,294,357 21,130,392 21,163,965 101,701 5.3219 0.24%
2080 42,394,802 21,181,961 21,212,840 99,187 5.3346 0.234%
2081 42,492,120 21,231,995 21,260,125 95,449 5.3468 0.225%
2082 42,585,707 21,280,168 21,305,539 91,727 5.3586 0.215%
2083 42,675,974 21,326,759 21,349,215 88,807 5.3699 0.208%
2084 42,764,199 21,372,428 21,391,771 87,642 5.381 0.205%
2085 42,851,803 21,417,861 21,433,942 87,566 5.3921 0.204%
2086 42,937,700 21,462,369 21,475,330 84,227 5.4029 0.196%
2087 43,021,691 21,505,855 21,515,837 83,756 5.4134 0.195%
2088 43,104,801 21,548,823 21,555,978 82,464 5.4239 0.191%
2089 43,187,057 21,591,239 21,595,818 82,048 5.4342 0.19%
2090 43,269,816 21,633,881 21,635,935 83,471 5.4447 0.193%
2091 43,353,736 21,676,908 21,676,828 84,368 5.4552 0.195%
2092 43,438,649 21,720,241 21,718,408 85,458 5.4659 0.197%
2093 43,525,288 21,764,311 21,760,977 87,820 5.4768 0.202%
2094 43,613,385 21,808,894 21,804,491 88,375 5.4879 0.203%
2095 43,702,131 21,853,606 21,848,525 89,116 5.4991 0.204%
2096 43,792,565 21,898,979 21,893,586 91,752 5.5104 0.21%
2097 43,883,921 21,944,615 21,939,305 90,960 5.5219 0.207%
2098 43,974,671 21,989,702 21,984,968 90,540 5.5334 0.206%
2099 44,066,262 22,034,971 22,031,290 92,641 5.5449 0.21%
2100 44,158,741 22,080,572 22,078,170 92,319 5.5565 0.209%

Population Density of Australia/New Zealand

Today, Australia/New Zealand has a population density of 4.0227 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 1.2695 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 4.0227 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Australia/New Zealand is projected to reach a population density of 5.5565 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Australia/New Zealand's Population

The population growth rate of Australia/New Zealand currently stands at 0.941% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.033 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Australia/New Zealand will decrease to 0.941%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Australia/New Zealand's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.209% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.918%
1960 2.15%
1970 2.881%
1980 1.191%
1990 1.679%
2000 1.107%
2010 1.386%
2020 1.045%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.805%
2040 0.607%
2050 0.475%
2060 0.385%
2070 0.321%
2080 0.234%
2090 0.193%
2100 0.209%
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Life Expectancy of Australia/New Zealand

Today, Australia/New Zealand has an average life expectancy of 83.7715 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 69.0437 years since the 1950 to 83.7715 years in 2024. In the future, Australia/New Zealand is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 92.8057 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 69,043
1960 70,921
1970 70,755
1980 74,251
1990 76,769
2000 79,471
2010 81,896
2020 84,055
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 84,572
2040 85,813
2050 87,010
2060 88,183
2070 89,333
2080 90,482
2090 91,643
2100 92,805
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Migration to and from Australia/New Zealand

In 2024 Australia/New Zealand will see net migrations of 152,983 people. This means that 152,983 more people will immigrate to Australia/New Zealand than emigrate from the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Australia/New Zealand was 152,983.

Net Migration for Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 152,471
1960 90,958
1970 263,217
1980 71,309
1990 167,487
2000 103,295
2010 173,091
2020 156,149
Year Net Migration
2030 152,983
2040 152,983
2050 152,983
2060 152,983
2070 152,983
2080 152,983
2090 152,983
2100 152,983
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Births in Australia/New Zealand

In 2024, Australia/New Zealand will see 366,871 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Australia/New Zealand in 2022, when the country saw 364,349 new borns.

Births Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 237,899
1960 290,623
1970 318,680
1980 276,114
1990 320,959
2000 305,121
2010 363,467
2020 359,547
Year Births
2030 365,126
2040 370,138
2050 375,781
2060 375,331
2070 380,845
2080 388,671
2090 388,755
2100 392,271
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Deaths in Australia/New Zealand

In 2024, 218,930 people will die in Australia/New Zealand. That is an increase of Australia/New Zealand's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 211,838 deaths.

Deaths Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 96,005
1960 109,210
1970 137,643
1980 134,726
1990 145,197
2000 155,299
2010 171,014
2020 194,669
Year Births
2030 246,716
2040 303,727
2050 347,484
2060 375,231
2070 401,585
2080 442,468
2090 458,279
2100 452,944
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Median Age in Australia/New Zealand

The median age of Australia/New Zealand has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Australia/New Zealand will reach 48.1071 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 29.213
1960 28.2367
1970 26.2512
1980 28.1418
1990 30.9239
2000 34.2076
2010 36.0231
2020 36.6141
Year Median Age
2030 39.41
2040 42.1252
2050 43.602
2060 45.1954
2070 46.3918
2080 47.1596
2090 47.5461
2100 48.1071
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Fertility Rate in Australia/New Zealand

The fertility rate of Australia/New Zealand has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Australia/New Zealand will reach 1.6857 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 3.1526
1960 3.5971
1970 2.9141
1980 1.923
1990 1.948
2000 1.8055
2010 1.9857
2020 1.6262
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.64
2040 1.6527
2050 1.6589
2060 1.6671
2070 1.6783
2080 1.6885
2090 1.6843
2100 1.6857
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Infant Mortality Rate in Australia/New Zealand

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Australia/New Zealand while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Australia/New Zealand has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 25.4548. Today, Australia/New Zealand has a much better infant mortality rate of 2.7907 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Australia/New Zealand is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 0.5609 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Australia/New Zealand Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 25.4548
1960 20.6571
1970 18.1735
1980 10.9958
1990 8.0274
2000 5.2797
2010 4.2585
2020 3.0774
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 2.4415
2040 1.9873
2050 1.6288
2060 1.338
2070 1.0947
2080 0.8875
2090 0.7118
2100 0.5609
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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