7. Aussies have more dogs than cats.

The average street of 100 households has 10 babies (aged under 3), 27 cats and 45 dogs. If Australia were a city, at 23.5 million it would still only be the world’s seventh largest (after Tokyo, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Jakarta, Seoul and Delhi). 22. Melbourne has more bicycle commuters than any other city in Australia (25,594). That figure might surprise you and it’s certainly not the only number worth a second glance. Three decades ago the average full time worker took home just under $19,000 a year in a time when the average house price was less than $150,000. 39. By the time generation Z (five-19-year-olds) begin to retire (beginning in 2063) the average median capital city house price will exceed $2 million and the average retiree will need $600,000 more than today for a comfortable retirement. 6. Australia's national agency for health and welfare statistics and information. 29. This website was built, is owned and maintained by Sustainable Population Australia Inc. (SPA). 35. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Australia’s growth rate of 1.8 per cent is alarmingly high, unsustainable and unacceptable, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).

While approximately one in five (22%) Australians are Baby Boomers, they own over 50% of the nation’s private wealth. australia in statistics 1. A quarter of Australians (27 per cent) were born overseas and almost half of Australian households (46 per cent) had at least one parent born overseas. Home; Country Info; Profiles; Australia; Environment; Definitions . 28.

20. One in 10 households has a net worth exceeding $1.6 million, and one per cent of households have wealth above $5 million.

11. 1. Not enough says stat man Mark McCrindle who has compiled this ultimate list for news.com.au. Less than half of Australians use rhyming slang such as “Joe Blake” (snake) – 44 per cent, “Captain Cook” (look) – 28 per cent, and “Frog and Toad” (road) – 25 per cent. 16. 24.

The median age at which men first become a dad is 33, and women have their first child at 30.7 years. 41. If Australia were a city, at 23.5 million it would still only be the world’s seventh largest (after Tokyo, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Jakarta, Seoul and Delhi). Adjusted net national income is GNI minus consumption of fixed capital and natural resources depletion. In fact 41 per cent of all women who ride to work in Australia live in Melbourne. In many areas, Australia's temperate zones and coastal ecosystems have been extensively altered, many wetlands have been degraded. Collects and reports information on a wide range of topics and issues, ranging from health and welfare expenditure, hospitals, disease and injury, and mental health, to ageing, homelessness, disability and child protection. However, it is one of the most resource- and carbon-intensive OECD … Relevant new data are available from the latest Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, a mailout questionnaire sent to a large random sample of voters. 25. Australian Environment Stats. DEAKIN WEST, ACT 2600. Spider-Man: Miles Morales gameplay shows off next-gen PS5 sp... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. 31. 23. Australia has changed a lot over the years ... but our flag hasn’t!Source:News Limited. Some rights reserved. 42. A quarter of Australians (24%) has a university degree but for generation Y it is more than one in three people. And while Victorians use the word cantaloupe, in the rest of the country the fruit is known as rockmelon. (Monash Survey Results). One in five Australians will marry more than once, and one in three Australian marriages will end in divorce. 9. If you think it is 21 million, you’d be wrong. Take a look at 42 things you might not realise about the lucky country below. Western Australia grows by more people every 48 hours than Tasmania adds every year (500 people). And Sydney is the state capital with the lowest probability of death (5.3 deaths per 1,000) while Darwin and Hobart have the highest capital city death rates (6.6). Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020.

The average Australian spends 10 hours and 19 minutes each day on screen time – and due to ‘multi-screening’ this is achieved in just under eight hours of linear time. The year the queen came to the throne (1952), just 40 Australians turned 100. This article was first published on our site in June, but we've brought it out of the archives today in honour of all things Australian.

21. Content here is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Australia Licence. “Australia is not like Europe which has a pessimistic view of itself or America that has an optimistic view of itself, we just have no view of ourselves and we need to understand who we are as a country again.”, Sunshine Coast, AustraliaSource:ThinkStock. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its demographic figures for the year ending June 2013 yesterday, revealing Australia’s population growth rate remains at 1.8 per cent. On average, women in Australia outlive men by four years. “The last five years have seen unprecedented change economically, generationally and technologically and most experts agree that Australia has weathered the storm well,” says McCrindle. It is high time to face the challenge and refute the many myths that surround it. Adelaide, Australia. Melbourne’s iconic trams carry four times as many people to work as Sydney’s iconic ferries. The number of households in Australia is projected to increase by up to 4 million over the next 25 years, according to projections released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). 4. Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$: Adjusted net national income (constant 2000 US$). In Australia there are almost 100,000 more women than men, with six out of our eight states and territories experiencing a man drought. MORE than two-thirds of Australian voters do not embrace population growth, according to a national survey of social attitudes. Not quite the half back star but certainly an impact player being talked about for the future.

17. If population growth were to become an election issue how would Australian voters respond? 27. 15. Australia is growing faster (1.8 per cent a year) than any other country in the OECD. - April, 2010, Majority oppose population growth: survey - April 14, Women don't want a bigger population - April 14, Australians want population kept at or below 30m, Lowy Institute poll finds - April 8, Australians wary of 36m population target - ABC - April 8, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Australia Licence. Picture: ThinkstockSource:Supplied. Yep, there really is a man drought. SEVEN in 10 people want a "House Full" sign hung on Australia's front door, with women and Queenslanders leading the charge. There are almost as many passenger vehicles (13.3 million) as there are adults in Australia. HAPPY Australia Day! Today annual earnings exceed $73,000 with the average house price in most capital cities exceeding $520,000. A survey by the Lowy Institute says almost three-quarters of Australians want to see the country's population grow, but not by too much. What’s called a boonie in Western Australian, is called a westie in NSW and in Queensland it’s a bogan. This prospect has sparked a public debate about the country’s demographic future. 33. 10. Last year, more than 2600 Australians turned 100. Without a humane resolution to the problem of population growth, all other causes will, sooner or later, become lost causes. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Employment growth has picked up but is only just keeping pace with population growth, leaving the jobless rate in limbo. The most widely said Australianisms are “no worries” (74 per cent of Australians have used this phrase), “arvo” (73 per cent), and “G’day” (71 per cent). 5. 12. 18. SPA is a not-for-profit organisation. How could we not with faces like that?Source:ThinkStock.

An independent not-for-profit organisation seeking to protect the environment and our quality of life by ending population growth in Australia and globally, while rejecting racism and coercive population control. Sixty per cent of all weddings in Australia take place on a Saturday. Recent projections suggest that Australia may grow from its current 22 million to 35.9 million by 2050. If Australia were a street of 100 households, what would it look like? China Taiwan conflict: War will come warns Beijing after Tai... Brereton Inquiry: Scott Morrison says ADF war crimes report ... Nissan Juke review: SUV is well equipped and has head-turnin... Sony PS5 review: Why console v PC debate is now over. Courtesy: mccrindleresearch, Australia’s vastness means we rely on our cars ... a lot.Source:ThinkStock. In Australia the issue of sustainability has grown exponentially over the past decade. 26. PO Box 85 3. Three decades ago almost two in three Australians were married while today less than half are, and the “never married” proportion of Australians has increased from a quarter to a third. There would be a population of 260 people, and a total of 45 dogs, 27 cats and 252 fish. Swimming costumes in Queensland are known as togs, in NSW cossies, but in Victoria, bathers. Country: Australia State/Region: All Includes data over various years on eco-efficiency, resource use, sustainability indicators, sustainable agriculture, and urban land use. 32. Today’s baby boom is twice as large (exceeding 310,000 annual births) than when the original Baby Boom began in 1946 (fewer than 150,000 births). These are just some of the amazing truths about our rapidly changing country that ‘stat men’ like Mr McCrindle are privy to. 8. Not enough according to renowned demographer and social commentator Mark McCrindle. For any technical issues relating to the website, please contact the SPA webmaster using webmaster@population.org.au  . Well, if you look at the numbers, we’re the Anthony Milford of the Queensland origin team. 14. Australia’s death rate is at an all time low.