Total population reached 24.7 mil in 2019 in Australia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.952 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Australia reached an all time high of 24.7 mil in 2019 and an all time low of 3.77 mil in 1900. When compared to Australia's main peers, total population in Indonesia amounted to 261 mil, 31.7 mil in Malaysia, 4.69 mil in New Zealand and 8.11 mil in Papua New Guinea in 2019.
Australia has been ranked 56th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.
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