Is Australia Bigger Than Asia? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Asia is one of the 7 continents of the world which comprises 49 UN member states. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Asia regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to Asia?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Asia is 44,579,000 sq km. Australia is smaller than Asia by 36,886,976 sq km. Australia is around 5.8 times smaller than Asia.

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

Area of Australia compared to Asia

Area of Asia:  17,212,000 sq mi ( 44,579,000 km2 )

Area of Asia 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 Asia

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Asia estimated as of 20th May 2021 is 4,681,649,580.

Population of Asia compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Asia.

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).

Asia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 to UTC + 12

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Asia:
34.0479° N, 100.6197° E

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