How Big Is Australia Compared To China? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and China regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to China?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of China is 9,596,961 sq km. Australia is smaller than China by 1,904,937 sq km. Australia is around 1.24 times smaller than China.

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

Area of Australia compared to China

Area of China:  3,705,407 sq mi ( 9,596,961 km2 )

Area of China 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 China

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of China as of 8th July 2021, is 1,444,964,300.

Population of China compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and China.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of China is Beijing.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
China: Standard Chinese

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of China as of 2018: 0.761

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).

China Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (China Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of China:
35° 0′ 0″ N103° 0′ 0″ E

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