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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1996  
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Population


POPULATION COMPOSITION

Total population
0-14 years
15-64 years
65 years and over
Country
Reference year
'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
1990-93
1.1
1992
r8.0
15.1
7.1
1992
1.9
Canada
1990-93
2.6
1991
r7.7
r14.6
r7.0
1990
1.8
China
1990-93
1.2
1990-95
11.3
18.5
7.2
1990-95
2.0
France
1990-93
0.4
1992
3.8
r13.0
9.1
1991
1.8
Greece
1990-93
0.7
1993
0.5
9.9
9.4
1992
1.4
Hong Kong
1990-93
1.2
1992
7.0
12.2
5.3
1992
1.3
Indonesia
1990-93
1.7
1990-95
16.4
24.7
8.4
1990-95
2.9
Italy
1990-93
-0.4
1993
-0.1
9.4
9.5
1992
1.2
Japan
1990-93
0.0
1993
2.5
9.6
7.1
1992
1.5
Korea (Republic of)
1990-93
0.9
1992
10.9
16.3
5.4
1990
1.7
Malaysia
1990-93
2.7
1990-95
23.6
28.7
5.1
1990-95
3.6
New Zealand
1990-93
0.9
1993
9.2
17.1
7.9
1992
2.1
Papua New Guinea
1990-93
2.0
1990-95
22.7
33.4
10.7
1990-95
5.0
Singapore
1990-93
2.0
1993
12.4
17.5
5.0
1993
1.8
Sweden
1990-93
0.6
1992
3.2
14.2
10.9
1992
2.1
UK
1990-93
0.4
1992
2.5
13.5
10.9
1992
1.8
USA
1990-93
1.1
1993
6.9
15.6
8.8
1991
2.1
Viet Nam
1990-93
2.5
1990-95
22.7
30.7
8.0
1990-95
3.9

(a) Per 1,000 population.

Source: United Nations (1995) 1993 Demographic Yearbook

POPULATION PROJECTIONS

Population
Median age
0-14 years
65 years and over




2000
2020
2050
2000
2020
2050
2000
2020
2050
2000
2020
2050
Country
million
million
million
years
years
years
%
%
%
%
%
%

Australia(a)
r19.2
23.6
26.1
r35.0
38.8
41.3
r21.0
19.3
18.3
r11.7
15.7
22.4
Canada
r31.0
36.9
39.9
r36.3
39.3
40.8
r20.6
19.2
18.5
r12.2
16.8
21.7
China
r1,284.6
1,488.1
1,606
r29.9
35.9
39.2
r25.3
20.7
19.3
r6.7
10.5
18.2
France
r59.0
61.0
60.5
r37.5
42.1
42.8
r18.8
17.2
17.6
r15.7
19.7
24.5
Greece
r10.6
10.1
8.6
r39.6
46.0
49.2
r15.0
13.7
14.7
r18.0
22.2
31.4
Hong Kong
r6.0
6.0
4.9
r37.2
46.9
53.0
r16.5
12.7
12.9
r11.7
19.3
34.5
Indonesia
r212.7
264.1
318.8
24.7
31.4
37.7
r30.8
23.6
20.1
r4.7
7.0
15.7
Italy
r57.3
53.6
43.6
r39.8
48.3
52.0
r14.6
12.1
13.2
r17.6
23.2
34.2
Japan
r126.5
124.0
110.0
r40.7
46.3
47.4
r15.3
14.2
15.7
r16.4
25.2
30.2
Korea (Republic of)
r47.1
53.3
56.5
r31.2
38.5
40.6
r22.2
19.2
18.5
r6.6
11.5
21.1
Malaysia
r22.3
29.8
38.1
22.5
29.6
37.8
35.2
24.7
19.8
4.1
7.0
15.0
New Zealand
3.8
4.3
4.7
r33.2
37.3
40.2
23.4
20.0
18.7
r11.2
15.0
20.3
Papua New Guinea
r4.8
7.0
9.6
r20.5
24.2
34.1
r38.7
32.0
22.4
r3.0
4.0
9.7
Singapore
3.0
3.3
3.3
34.8
41.4
42.9
21.6
17.2
17.5
r7.6
16.0
23.7
Sweden
9.0
9.6
10.0
r38.7
40.9
41.6
r19.9
18.1
18.0
16.7
20.7
22.3
UK
r59.0
60.9
61.6
r37.1
41.1
41.6
r19.5
17.8
18.1
r15.3
18.0
22.6
USA
r275.1
320.6
349.0
35.5
38.0
40.3
r21.8
19.8
18.8
r12.4
16.1
20.8
Viet Nam
r82.6
111.7
143.6
r22.1
28.4
37.7
r35.7
25.6
20.1
r5.1
5.6
14.6

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

Source: United Nations (1995) World Population Prospects : The 1994 Revision


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