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International Rankings of Australia - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Australia, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Australia, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 17 36 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 25 9.100 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 7 96 % 2021
Internet users - total 37 24.960 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 41 18 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 26 6.409 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 55 105 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 50 27.090 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 27 3.5 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 88 9.3 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 14 532.579 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 13 479.330 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 35 0.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 14 56.261 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 10 3.116 trillion US Dollars 2019
Exports 23 389.794 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 16 1.391 trillion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 146 21.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 60 18.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 125 56.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 22 21 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 55 24.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 55 0.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 118 3.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 89 25.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 53 71.2 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 81 34.3 % 2018
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 86 25.4 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 1994
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 31 2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 26 298.712 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 152 0.55 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 110 2.86 % 2021
Labor force 48 13.786 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 160 N/A % 2024
Public debt 62 69.41 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 21 1.279 trillion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 145 2.24 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 27 49800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 156 0.06 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 41 57.878 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 62 22.61 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 138 5.11 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 161 8.9148 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 103 12.7 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 114 10.8 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 15 162.260 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 18 96.942 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 20 158.668 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 12 99.048 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 2 390.808 million metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 64 583000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 4 504.051 million metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 3 149.079 billion metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 19 237.388 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 16 82.517 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 28 12.608 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 44 1.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 64 75.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 111 6.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 12 8.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 30 8.4 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 16 241.004 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 23 41.905 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - exports 5 101.767 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - imports 32 6.296 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - production 7 142.104 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - proven reserves 13 3.228 trillion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 28 197700 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 23 356900 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 33 2.446 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 20 1.174 million bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 30 442500 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 50 64120 bbl/day 2017
Refined petroleum products - imports 14 619600 bbl/day 2017
Refined petroleum products - production 37 462500 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 16 375.91 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 14 105.01 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 158 8.93 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 69 46.65 2018
Land use - arable land 129 4.03 2018
Land use - forest 128 17.42 2018
Land use - permanent crops 85 0.04 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 26 42.58 2018
Revenue from coal 7 0.78 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 86 0.13 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 23 492.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 41 8.570 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 31 2.890 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 35 2.290 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 99 1.27 2025
Urbanization - urban population 30 86.6 2023
Geography
Area - land 10 7.682 million sq km 0
Area - total 9 7.741 million sq km 0
Area - water 122 58920 sq km 0
Coastline 9 25760 km 0
Elevation - highest point 99 2228 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 43 15 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 101 330 meters 0
Irrigated land 32 15210 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 69 46.65 2018
Land use - arable land 129 4.03 2018
Land use - forest 128 17.42 2018
Land use - permanent crops 85 0.04 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 26 42.58 2018
Military
Military expenditures 28 2 % of GDP 2023
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 36 3.71 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 26 0.81 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 70 1.32 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 26 9.51 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 11 3.67 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 115 12.2 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 34 66.9 % 1516
Current health expenditure 18 10.7 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 84 55.9 % 2023
Death rate 60 6.8 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 38 25.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 116 3.9 % 2020
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 97 53.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 133 28.2 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 25 6.1 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 86 0.84 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 209 2.7208 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 160 3.2 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 161 3 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 45 85.513 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 11 81.1 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 10 83.3 years 2023
Literacy - definition 3 N/A 2024
Literacy - female 122 N/A % 0
Literacy - male 100 N/A % 0
Literacy - total population 110 N/A % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 119 3 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 28 3976 years 0
Median age - male 56 36.8 years 0
Median age - total 51 37.9 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 23 28.7 2019
Net migration rate 15 6.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 26 29 % 2016
Physicians density 24 4.13 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 53 26.461 million 2023
Population growth rate 67 1.19 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 120 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 9 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 23 1 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 28 0.85 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 8 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 20 0.99 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 113 1.73 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 99 1.27 2025
Urbanization - urban population 30 86.6 2023
Transportation
Airports 5 2180 2024
Heliports 11 368 2024
Merchant marine - total 37 604 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 20 2.028 billion 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 17 75.668 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 10 583 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 6 25 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 3 11914 2022
Railways - total 6 32606 km 2022
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 7 873573 km 2015
Waterways 44 2000 km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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