Australia Population

The total population in Australia was last recorded at 22.8 million people in 2012 from 10.3 million in 1960, changing 122 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Australia is reported by the World Bank. From 1960 until 2012, Australia Population averaged 16.2 Million reaching an all time high of 22.8 Million in December of 2012 and a record low of 10.3 Million in December of 1960. 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. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
22.79 22.62 22.79 10.28 23.01 | 2013/12 1960 - 2012 Million Yearly

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Australia Population
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 2014-03-31 6.00 10.90 4.00 5.90 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Population 22.79 2012-12-31 22.62 22.79 10.28 23.01 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Employment Change 18146.20 2014-03-15 48199.90 115977.40 -101515.60 15923.64 2014-04-30 Persons [+]
Employed Persons 11553.15 2014-03-15 11535.01 11663.42 5997.60 11501.61 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment -22101.30 2014-03-15 80041.00 107902.40 -76093.70 6579.99 2014-04-30 Persons [+]
Job Vacancies 132925.10 2014-03-15 131089.00 261394.00 56560.60 135241.40 2014-04-30 [+]
Labour Costs 100.80 2013-11-15 100.50 108.00 48.80 99.24 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.72 2014-03-15 64.88 65.96 60.23 64.51 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Productivity 103.80 2013-11-15 103.10 104.21 61.00 103.97 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 2013-01-01 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Retirement Age Women 64.50 2013-01-01 64.00 64.50 62.00 64.54 2013-12-31 [+]
Unemployed Persons 713.16 2014-03-15 743.11 959.30 366.20 733.71 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Wages 1114.20 2013-12-31 1105.00 1114.20 59.10 1128.78 2014-03-31 AUD [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1247.30 2013-12-31 1223.10 1247.30 333.00 1264.05 2014-03-31 AUD [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 2013-10-30 12.70 20.30 7.70 12.63 2013-11-30 Percent [+]
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Population | Notes
Population estimates are usually produced by a country´s statistical office or Census Bureau. The Population Census provides the most reliable picture of a country's population because the data is collected at a specified time from the entire population; in contrast to other surveys, in which information is collected from only a small part of the residents. When monthly population estimates are required, the population count is updated by adding births, subtracting deaths, and adding net international migration since the census date.


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