How Big Is Australia Compared To The UK? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas the United Kingdom is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and the UK regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to the UK?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of the UK is 242,495 sq km. Australia is bigger than the UK by 7,449,529 sq km. Australia is around 31.72 times bigger than the UK.

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

Area of Australia compared to the UK

Area of the United Kingdom:  93,628 sq mi ( 242,495 km2 )

Area of the UK 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 the UK

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the UK as of 8th July 2021, is 68,248,842.

Population of the UK compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and UK.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of the UK is London.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
The UK: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of the UK as of 2018: 0.932

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).

The United Kingdom Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N3° 0′ 0″ W

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