Male Population (As % of Total Population) fell to 49.7% in Australia in 2018

Male Population (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Australia | May 17, 2019
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Male population as a percentage of total population reached 49.7 % in 2018 in Australia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.254 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, male population as a percentage of total population in Australia reached an all time high of 52.5 % in 1900 and an all time low of 49.4 % in 1917. When compared to Australia's main peers, male population as a percentage of total population in Indonesia amounted to 50.3 %, 48.5 % in Malaysia, 49.1 % in New Zealand and 51.0 % in Papua New Guinea in 2018.

Australia has been ranked 91st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of male population as a percentage of total population, 33 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The male population is the percentage of the population that is male.

Male Population (As % of Total Population) Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Australia % 49.3% 49.3% 49.3% 49.3% 49.3%
Cambodia % 49.0% 49.0% 49.0% 49.0% 49.0%
Indonesia % 49.8% 49.7% 49.7% 49.7% 49.7%
Malaysia % 48.5% 48.5% 48.5% 48.5% 48.5%
New Zealand % 48.7% 48.7% 48.7% 48.6% 48.6%
Papua New Guinea % 50.6% 50.6% 50.5% 50.5% 50.5%
Philippines % 49.4% 49.4% 49.3% 49.3% 49.3%
Singapore % 48.8% 48.8% 48.8% 48.7% 48.7%
Thailand % 48.3% 48.3% 48.3% 48.3% 48.3%
Vietnam % 48.8% 48.7% 48.7% 48.7% 48.6%