How Big Is Australia Compared To Japan? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Japan regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to Japan?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Australia is bigger than Japan by 7,314,049 sq km. Australia is around 20.35 times bigger than Japan.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 8th July 2021, is 126,088,343.

Population of Japan compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Japan.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
Japan : Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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