Is Australia Bigger Than Europe? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Europe is one of the 7 continents of the world which comprises 50 sovereign states. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Europe regarding various aspects.


Is Australia bigger than Europe?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Europe is 10,180,000 sq km. Australia is smaller than Europe by 2,487,976 sq km. Australia is around 1.32 times smaller than Europe.

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

Area of Australia compared to Europe

Area of Europe:  3,930,000 sq mi ( 10,180,000 km2 )

Area of Europe compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 9th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Europe

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Europe as of 9th July 2021, is 748,096,009

Population of Europe compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Europe.

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Europe as of 2019: 0.845 (Average of all European Countries)

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).

Europe Timezone: 

UTC – 1 to UTC + 5

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Europe:
Latitude 60°00′00.00″ North, longitude 15°00′00.00″ East.

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