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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1994  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/05/1994   
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Population


POPULATION COMPOSITION

Reference year
Total
population
Aged 0-14 years
Aged 15-64 years
Aged 65 years
and over
Dependency ratio
Country
'000
%
%
%
no.

Australia
1992
17 596
21.7
66.9
11.4
0.49
Canada
1992
27,367
20.8
67.4
11.8
0.48
China
1992
1,187,997
27.2
66.9
5.9
0.49
France
1992
57,182
20.0
65.6
14.4
0.52
Greece
1992
10,182
18.5
67.1
14.4
0.49
Hong Kong
1992
5,800
20.0
70.6
9.3
0.42
Indonesia
1992
191,170
34.7
61.2
4.1
0.63
Italy
1992
57,782
16.4
68.9
14.7
0.45
Japan
1992
124,491
17.6
69.8
12.5
0.43
Korea (Republic of)
1992
44,163
24.5
70.5
5.0
0.42
Malaysia
1992
18,792
38.2
58.0
3.8
0.72
New Zealand
1992
3,455
23.0
66.0
11.0
0.52
Papua New Guinea
1992
4,056
40.2
57.3
2.5
0.75
Singapore
1992
2,769
22.8
71.4
6.0
0.40
Sweden
1992
8,652
18.2
64.1
17.6
0.56
United Kingdom
1992
57,696
19.3
65.0
15.7
0.54
United States of America
1992
255,159
21.7
65.7
12.6
0.52
Viet Nam
1992
69,485
37.9
57.3
4.8
0.75

Source: World Health Organisation (1993) World Health Statistics Annual 1992

POPULATION GROWTH

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

Australia
1985-91
1.6
1,990
0.8
15.4
7.0
1990
1.9
Canada
1985-91
1.2
1991
0.8
15.3
7.3
1990
1.7
China
1985-91
1.4
1985-90
1.5
21.2
6.7
1990
2.4
France
1985-91
0.6
1991
0.4
13.3
9.2
1990
1.8
Greece
1985-91
0.2
1989
0.1
10.1
9.2
1990
1.5
Hong Kong
1985-91
1.3
1990
0.7
11.7
4.9
1990
1.4
Indonesia
1985-91
2.2
1985-90
1.9
28.6
9.4
1990
3.5
Italy
1985-91
n.a.
1990
0.1
9.8
9.3
1990
1.3
Japan
1985-91
0.4
1991
0.3
9.9
6.7
1990
1.7
Korea (Republic of)
1985-91
1.0
1989
0.9
14.5
5.4
1990
1.7
Malaysia
1985-91
2.6
1990
2.3
28.0
4.7
1990
4.0
New Zealand
1985-91
0.7
1991
1.0
17.8
7.8
1990
2.0
Papua New Guinea
1985-91
2.0
1985-90
2.3
34.2
11.6
1990
5.3
Singapore
1985-91
1.3
1991
1.3
17.8
5.0
1990
1.7
Sweden
1985-91
0.6
1991
0.3
14.3
11.0
1990
1.9
United Kingdom
1985-91
0.2
1991
0.3
13.8
11.3
1990
1.8
United States of America
1985-91
1.0
1991
0.8
16.3
8.6
1990
1.9
Viet Nam
1985-91
2.2
1985-90
2.2
31.8
9.5
1990
4.2

(a) Per 1,000 population.

Source: United Nations (1992) 1991 Demographic Yearbook

POPULATION PROJECTIONS

Population
Median age
Aged 0-14 years
Aged 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)
18.9
20.6
23.0
34.8
37.4
40
30.3
28.3
27.9
17.2
18.8
27.1
Canada
28.5
30.1
31.9
37.4
40.3
42.8
27.3
25.2
26.2
18.5
21.1
34.0
China
1,299.2
1,395.3
1,512.6
29.8
34.2
37.9
39.9
30.1
26.9
10.5
11.4
18.7
France
58.1
59.4
60.4
37.3
39.8
42.2
29.7
27.5
27.5
23.7
23.8
33.5
Greece
10.2
10.2
10.1
38.4
40.9
43.9
26.0
26.4
25.6
25.7
28.5
33.2
Hong Kong
6.3
6.5
6.5
36.8
41.4
47.4
24.6
21.7
20.4
15.7
17.0
36.5
Indonesia
218.7
246.7
285.9
24.7
28.4
33.3
49.1
38.6
33.0
8.0
9.5
13.4
Italy
57.2
56.2
53.0
39.3
42.9
48.0
22.9
22.9
20.7
24.9
28.3
35.6
Japan
128.5
131.0
127.5
39.7
41.8
45.6
25.2
27.4
24.5
23.6
31.1
39.1
Korea (Republic of)
46.4
49.5
51.6
31.6
36.2
41.5
29.4
27.0
24.3
8.9
12.1
21.1
Malaysia
22.0
25.2
30.1
22.9
26.7
32.6
55.9
38.7
34.9
6.8
7.8
12.8
New Zealand
3.7
3.9
4.1
33.9
37.1
40.0
33.0
28.9
27.8
16.7
18.2
26.7
Papua New Guinea
4.8
5.8
7.3
20.2
22.2
26.6
67.0
56.6
41.7
4.4
4.4
5.7
Singapore
3.0
3.2
3.3
34.6
38.5
41.6
31.5
25.1
26.4
10.3
13.2
29.9
Sweden
8.6
8.6
8.6
39.9
41.8
43.2
29.0
26.2
26.5
26.7
29.2
36.6
United Kingdom
58.4
59.0
59.7
37.4
40.3
41.8
30.0
27.0
27.3
23.2
23.7
30.7
United States of America
266.1
280.9
299.9
36.5
38.9
40.9
30.1
27.4
28.7
19.1
20.0
31.7
Viet Nam
82.4
97.4
117.5
22.0
25.0
30.4
59.3
46.9
34.8
7.5
6.5
9.3

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

Source: United Nations (1991) World Population Prospects 1990



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