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Australia - Total population, both sexes

23,781,169
(Persons)
in 2015

Population of Australia increased by 1.35 % from 23,464,086 persons in 2014 to 23,781,169 persons in 2015. Since the 1.33 % rise in 2005, population shot up by 16.60 % in 2015.

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. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Date Value Change, %
2015 23,781,169 1.35 %
2014 23,464,086 1.50 %
2013 23,117,353 1.71 %
2012 22,728,254 1.74 %
2011 22,340,024 1.40 %
2010 22,031,750 1.57 %
2009 21,691,700 2.08 %
2008 21,249,200 2.02 %
2007 20,827,600 0.63 %
2006 20,697,900 1.49 %
2005 20,394,800 1.33 %
2004 20,127,400