Australian population data and climate

This page contains population data for Australia by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Statistical Divisions, and links to Australian climate details. These data are provided by the ABS and are generally mid-year estimates. The data are used to calculate rates of disease in the notifiable diseases annual reports.

Page last updated: 23 March 2011

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Australian population data

Year Australian Capital Territory New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia Australia Total
1991
289,320
5,898,731
165,493
2,960,951
1,446,299
466,802
4,420,373
1,636,067
17,284,036
1992
294,453
5,958,707
167,403
3,032,834
1,457,595
469,685
4,451,045
1,657,350
17,489,072
1993
298,900
5,997,432
169,304
3,116,018
1,462,894
471,350
4,464,188
1,676,341
17,656,427
1994
300,867
6,049,238
171,072
3,196,134
1,469,371
472,464
4,475,465
1,701,064
17,835,675
1995
304,125
6,115,143
173,878
3,277,373
1,473,966
473,022
4,502,000
1,731,723
18,051,230
1996
307,511
6,190,156
177,722
3,354,675
1,479,153
473,379
4,541,003
1,762,733
18,284,373
1997
309,794
6,274,370
187,132
3,401,232
1,479,806
473,501
4,605,148
1,798,129
18,529,112
1998
308,411
6,341,594
189,991
3,456,345
1,487,294
471,885
4,660,885
1,831,399
18,747,804
1999
313,346
6,411,680
192,882
3,512,356
1,493,074
470,261
4,712,173
1,861,016
18,966,788
2000
315,215
6,486,213
195,561
3,561,537
1,505,038
471,409
4,741,339
1,874,459
19,153,380
2001
319,317
6,575,217
197,768
3,628,946
1,511,728
471,795
4,804,726
1,901,159
19,413,240
2002
322,675
6,628,951
199,411
3,714,798
1,521,127
472,766
4,863,084
1,926,111
19,651,438
2003
325,661
6,672,577
200,046
3,809,214
1,531,278
477,646
4,923,485
1,953,070
19,895,435
2004
327,475
6,707,189
202,063
3,900,910
1,540,434
482,770
4,981,467
1,982,637
20,127,363
2005
330,164
6,756,457
206,373
3,994,858
1,552,514
486,327
5,048,602
2,017,088
20,394,791
2006
334,119
6,816,087
210,627
4,090,908
1,567,888
489,951
5,126,540
2,059,381
20,697,880
2007
341,054
6,904,942
214,804
4,195,981
1,585,794
493,204
5,221,310
2,112,967
21,072,452
2008
346,294
7,014,887
220,503
4,308,570
1,603,985
497,922
5,326,978
2,176,980
21,498,540
2009
352,608
7,133,398
226,171
4,427,278
1,624,572
503,275
5,448,207
2,247,337
21,965,287
2010
358,894
7,238,819
229,675
4,516,361
1,644,642
507,626
5,547,527
2,296,411
22,342,398

* Australian Bureau of Statistics


Australian Climate

Detail information of Australian's Climate and Environment can be available from the Bureau of Meteorology, Australia