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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
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Population


POPULATION COMPOSITION

Reference year
Total population
0-14 years
15-64 years
65 years and over
Country
'000
%
%
%

Australia
1993
17,843
21.7
66.8
11.5
Canada
1993
27,755
20.8
67.3
11.9
China
1993
1,205,181
27.3
66.7
6.0
France
1993
57,379
20.0
65.5
14.5
Greece
1993
10,208
18.1
67.2
14.7
Hong Kong
1993
5,845
19.7
70.7
9.6
Indonesia
1993
194,617
34.2
61.6
4.2
Italy
1993
57,826
16.0
69.0
15.0
Japan
1993
124,959
17.3
69.7
13.0
Korea (Republic of)
1993
44,508
24.1
70.8
5.1
Malaysia
1993
19,239
38.2
58.0
3.8
New Zealand
1993
3,487
22.9
66.0
11.0
Papua New Guinea
1993
4,149
40.0
57.4
2.6
Singapore
1993
2,798
22.7
71.2
6.1
Sweden
1993
8,692
18.4
64.1
17.6
UK
1993
57,826
19.4
64.9
15.6
USA
1993
257,840
21.8
65.6
12.7
Viet Nam
1993
70,902
37.6
57.6
4.8

Source: World Health Organisation (1994) World Health Statistics Annual 1993


POPULATION GROWTH

Reference year
Annual average growth rate
Reference year
Annual rate of natural increase(a)
Crude birth rate(a)
Crude death rate(a)
Reference year
Total fertility rate
Country
%
no.
no.
no.
no.

Australia
1985-92
1.5
1992
7.8
15.1
7.1
1992
1.9
Canada
1985-92
1.2
1991
8.0
15.2
7.3
1990
1.8
China
1985-92
1.5
1985-90
15.0
21.6
6.6
1990
2.4
France
1985-92
0.6
1992
3.8
12.9
9.1
1990
1.8
Greece
1985-92
0.5
1991
0.4
10.0
9.6
1990
1.5
Hong Kong
1985-92
0.9
1991
6.9
11.9
4.9
1990
1.2
Indonesia
1985-92
2.1
1985-90
19.2
28.6
9.4
1990
3.5
Italy
1985-92
n.a.
1991
0.2
9.9
9.7
1990
1.3
Japan
1985-92
0.4
1991
3.2
9.9
6.7
1991
1.5
Korea (Republic of)
1985-92
1.0
1989
9.3
14.9
5.5
1990
1.7
Malaysia
1985-92
2.6
1985-90
26.3
31.9
5.6
1990
4.0
New Zealand
1985-92
0.8
1992
9.4
17.4
8.0
1992
2.1
Papua New Guinea
1985-92
2.0
1985-90
22.6
34.2
11.6
1990
5.3
Singapore
1985-92
1.8
1992
12.5
17.6
5.1
1992
1.7
Sweden
1985-92
0.5
1992
3.2
14.2
10.9
1991
2.1
UK
1985-92
0.3
1991
2.5
13.7
11.2
1991
1.8
USA
1985-92
1.0
1992
7.5
16.0
8.5
1990
1.9
Viet Nam
1985-92
2.1
1985-90
22.3
31.8
9.5
1990
4.2

(a) Per 1,000 population.

Source: United Nations (1994) 1992 Demographic Yearbook

POPULATION PROJECTIONS

Population
Median age
0-14 years
65 years and over




2000
2010
2025
2000
2010
2025
2000
2010
2025
2000
2010
2025
Country
million
million
million
years
years
years
%
%
%
%
%
%

Australia(a)
19.6
22.0
25.2
34.5
36.4
38.3
21.5
21.2
18.9
11.5
12.3
16.7
Canada
30.4
34.1
38.4
36.2
37.9
39.9
20.4
19.6
17.9
12.4
13.3
18.6
China
1,309.7
1,409.9
1,539.8
29.5
33.9
37.9
26.3
21.0
19.0
6.9
8.0
12.6
France
58.8
60.0
60.8
37.3
39.8
42.5
19.3
18.1
16.7
15.6
16.0
21.2
Greece
10.3
10.3
10.1
39.1
41.8
45.4
15.7
16.1
15.6
17.4
19.2
22.2
Hong Kong
6.1
6.3
6.4
36.8
41.1
46.2
17.8
16.5
14.5
11.3
12.2
22.6
Indonesia
218.0
245.3
283.3
24.7
28.4
33.3
31.3
26.1
22.6
5.1
6.4
9.1
Italy
58.1
58.3
56.2
39.2
42.4
47.2
15.1
16.2
14.4
17.0
18.9
22.3
Japan
128.1
130.6
127.0
40.1
42.2
45.9
16.4
16.9
15.1
16.2
20.1
24.4
Korea (Republic of)
46.9
49.3
50.3
31.4
36.0
41.2
21.9
20.1
17.2
6.4
8.8
14.8
Malaysia
22.3
26.1
31.3
22.5
25.7
31.6
35.2
28.8
23.4
4.1
5.1
8.3
New Zealand
3.7
4.0
4.3
33.0
35.6
37.8
23.4
22.2
19.0
11.3
11.9
16.3
Papua New Guinea
4.9
6.0
7.8
20.2
21.6
25.2
39.0
36.8
30.3
2.6
2.7
4.0
Singapore
3.0
3.2
3.3
34.8
38.6
41.8
21.6
18.5
16.9
7.3
9.6
19.2
Sweden
9.0
9.3
9.5
38.6
40.0
40.7
20.0
19.5
17.2
16.7
17.3
20.9
UK
58.8
59.7
60.3
37.3
40.0
41.4
19.9
18.7
17.0
15.4
15.8
19.4
USA
275.3
296.1
322.0
35.5
37.4
39.5
21.7
20.0
17.8
12.3
12.8
18.5
Viet Nam
81.5
97.1
117.0
22.4
24.9
29.9
35.1
31.5
24.5
5.2
4.9
7.1

(a) United Nations projections for Australia may not agree with ABS projections due to differences in assumptions and methodology.

Source: United Nations (1993) World Population Prospects 1992



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