Total population at the beginning of the year/quarter

Long-term trend

In 1961, Austria had just over seven million inhabitants. High population growth during the 1960s (+415 000 people) was followed by a decade of population stagnation. Austria’s population in the 1970s grew by only 74 000 people. The 1980s in turn saw a stronger population growth (+158 000 people). The population increase until the mid-1990s can be attributed on the one hand to a surplus of births over deaths and on the other hand to net-migration gains from abroad. Between 1991 and 2001 the number of inhabitants in Austria rose by 310 000 people. At the beginning of the 21st century, the evolution of Austria’s population was characterised in particular by international migration from abroad, which led to a high population increase.

Current annual results

8 858 775 people were living in Austria on 1 January 2019, according to final results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the beginning of 2018, the resident population increased by 36 508 persons (+0.41%). Thus, the Austrian population growth reached the lowest level within the last seven years; lower population growth was last recorded in 2011 (+0.39%). Between 2012 and 2017, the annual increase of Austria's resident population averaged 0.80%. In 2017, population growth had been significantly higher (+49 402 persons; +0.56%).

At the beginning of 2019, some 1.44 million foreign citizens were living in Austria, representing a share of 16.2% of the total population (compared to 15.8% on 1 January 2018).

Please consult our German website for tables and charts containing further information.

Results (overview): Population at the beginning of the year
Population at the beginning of the year since 1981 by Länder

Total Population at the Beginning of the Year/QuarterPrice in € *)Free Download

 
 

Bevölkerungsstand 1.1.2013
Demographic trends are closely linked to a large number of individual decisions covering all aspects of lifeleading in sum to changes in the population structure. The evolution of the population in ...

Release date: 12/2013 ISBN:978-3-902925-18-3

 
 

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Bevölkerungsstand 1.1.2012
Demographic trends are closely linked to a large number of individual decisions, alltogether, affecting changes of the population structure. Population development in Austria at both the national and ...

Release date: 08/2012 ISBN:978-3-902791-47-4

 
 

35,00

 
 

(PDF, 6 MB)

 
 

Bevölkerungsstand 1.1.2011
This publication contains population figures for Austria, its federal provinces (Länder), districts and municipalities as well as the components of population change in 2007, accompanied by an ...

Release date: 10/2011 ISBN:978-3-902791-02-3

 
 

35,00

 
 

(PDF, 4 MB)

 
 

Demographisches Jahrbuch 2018
On the individual level, demographic change is caused by a vast number of decisions in the course of human life. On the aggregate level, the outcomes of these decisions lead to changes in the ...

Release date: 12/2019 ISBN:978-3-903264-28-1

 
 

50,00

 
 

(PDF, 4 MB)

 
 

Demographisches Jahrbuch 2017
On the individual level, demographic change is caused by a vast number of decisions in the course of human life. On the aggregate level, the outcomes of these decisions lead to changes in the ...

Release date: 12/2018 ISBN:978-3-903106-95-6

 
 

50,00

 
 

(PDF, 3 MB)

 
 

Demographisches Jahrbuch 2016
On the individual level, demographic change is caused by a vast number of decisions in the course of human life. On the aggregate level, the outcomes of these decisions lead to changes in the ...

Release date: 12/2017 ISBN:978-3-903106-57-4

 
 

50,00

 
 

(PDF, 4 MB)

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