Australia’s population just hit 24.5 million

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Australia’s population just topped 24.5 million, based on projections from the ABS.

Here’s the bureau’s population clock just a few minutes ago:

Source: ABS

According to the ABS, Australia’s estimated residential population stood at 20.828 million at the end of the June quarter of 2007, nearly a decade ago.