Total population reached 8.53 mil in 2019 in Austria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.098 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Austria reached an all time high of 8.80 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 5.97 mil in 1900. When compared to Austria's main peers, total population in Germany amounted to 80.7 mil, 9.63 mil in Hungary, 60.3 mil in Italy and 8.41 mil in Switzerland in 2019.
Austria has been ranked 99th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 4 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.