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Australia
(9,455 words)

The Commonwealth of Australia

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

25,398,000

Area

7,800,000 sq. km (3,000,000 sq. mi)

Population density

3/sq. km (8/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.31% (per 1,000: births 12, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

19%

Urban dwellers

86% (1.27% p.a.)

Largest cities

Melbourne 4,968,000; Sydney 4,926,000; Brisbane 2,406,000; Perth 2,042,000; Adelaide 1,336,000; plus 6 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (World Christ…

Cite this page
“Australia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02AUS>
First published online: 2020



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