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Australia - Population growth rate

1.4
(%)
in 2016

Though Australia population growth rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1967 - 2016 period ending at 1.4 % in 2016.

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Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . 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 the country of origin.

Date Value Change, %
2016 1.4 1.36 %
2015 1.4 -5.64 %
2014 1.5 -13.15 %
2013 1.7 -1.48 %
2012 1.7 23.99 %
2011 1.4 -10.67 %
2010 1.6 -24.53 %
2009 2.1 2.85 %
2008 2.0 220.81 %
2007 0.6 -57.66 %
2006 1.5 11.78 %
2005 1.3