Population of Australia 2021 | Religion in Australia

Population of Australia 2022

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Australia in 2021 is 25,700,881 (2.57 Crore or 25.7 Million)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Australia Population 2022

Australia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of  1.18%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  2,60,68,793 (26 million)* equivalent to 0.33% of the total world population. 

The total Land Area of Australia is 7,633,565 sq. km ( 2,947,336 sq. mi) & the Population density of Australia is  3 per Km2 (9 people per mi2).

Population of  Australia in 2022 – 26 million or 2.60 Crore (Approx)
Australia2022 Population
Total Population2,60,68,793 (26 million or 2.6 Crore)
Global Rank55
Share of World Pop.0.33%
Land Area 311,888 sq.km (120,421 sq. mi)
Area Rank6
Pop. Density3 people/sq. km
Capital CityCanberra

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Australia Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Australia  1.83
Infant mortality rate ** in Australia 2.7
Median Age in Australia  37.9 Years
Life Expectancy in Australia 84 years
Urban Population of  Australia 85.9 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Australia

Religion in Australia 

  • No religion – 30.1%
  • Christans -52.2%
    -Protestantism – 23.1%
    -Catholicism – 22.6%
    -Orthodox Christian – 2.3%
    -Other Christian – 4.2%
  • Islam – 2.6%
  • Buddhism – 2.4%
  • Hinduism 1.9%
  • Other religions 1.7%
  • Not stated or unclear 9.1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Australia by Population

1SydneyNew South Wales53,12,163
6Gold Coast–Tweed HeadsQld/NSW6,93,671
7Newcastle–MaitlandNew South Wales4,91,474
9Sunshine CoastQueensland3,41,069
10WollongongNew South Wales3,06,034

Indian Population in Canada 2022

As per the Ministry of External Affairs 2018 report, there are 496,000 (4.96 Lakhs) Indians residing in Australia. Indians make around 2.8% of the Australian population.

  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) – 255,000 (2.55 Lakhs)
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) – 241,000 (2.41 Lakhs)

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