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

#CityProvincePopulation
1SydneyNew South Wales53,12,163
2MelbourneVictoria50,78,193
3BrisbaneQueensland25,14,184
4PerthWA20,85,973
5AdelaideSA13,59,760
6Gold Coast–Tweed HeadsQld/NSW6,93,671
7Newcastle–MaitlandNew South Wales4,91,474
8Canberra–QueanbeyanACT/NSW4,62,136
9Sunshine CoastQueensland3,41,069
10WollongongNew South Wales3,06,034
11GeelongVictoria2,75,794
12HobartTas2,36,136
13TownsvilleQueensland1,81,668
14CairnsQueensland1,53,951
15DarwinNT1,47,255
16ToowoombaQueensland1,38,223
17BallaratVictoria1,07,652
18BendigoVictoria1,00,991
19Albury–WodongaNSW/Vic93,603
20LauncestonTas87,382

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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