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Australia - Population density

3.2 (people per sq. km) in 2017

In 2017, population density for Australia was 3.2 people per sq. km. Between 1968 and 2017, population density of Australia grew substantially from 1.6 to 3.2 people per sq. km rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.44 % in 1971 and then decreased to 1.60 % in 2017.

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What is population density?

Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers.

What is Australia population density?

Date Value Change, %
2017 3.2 1.60 %
2016 3.2 1.51 %
2015 3.1 1.47 %
2014 3.1 1.55 %
2013 3.0 1.77 %
2012 3.0 1.80 %
2011 2.9 1.40 %
2010 2.9 1.57 %
2009 2.8 2.08 %
2008 2.8 2.02 %
2007 2.7 0.63 %
2006 2.7