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Total population

(persons)

In 2017, population in Australia was 24.6 million persons. In the ranking by population including 195 countries, Australia has the 53rd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Côte d'Ivoire. Compared to China which at the top of the ranking with population of 1,386 million persons in 2017, Australia has 98.23 % percent lower population.

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What is population?

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.