2020 - 2030 Population Estimate

Weekend Australian 11th April 2020

Key metrics for Australia's generations

Generation

Born

Population

Bachelors Degree*

Lives in owned dwelling*

Belief in God*

Owner/ Manager*

Public Sector*

2020

2030

Pre-Boomers

Up to 1945 

1.8m 

 0.7m

8%

84%

85%

42%

8%

Baby Boomers

1946-1963 

4.7m

4.1m

16%

81%

75%

23%

18%

Gen X 

1964-1981 

5.8m

5.8m

27%

70%

66%

16%

17%

Millennials 

1982-1999 

6.8m

7.5m

23%

53%

56%

6%

12%

Gen Z 

2000-2017 

5.7m

6.9m

0%

66%

63%

1%

1%

Gen Alpha

2018-2035

0.9m

4.8m

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Australia

 

25.8m

29.8m

16%

68%

67%

14%

15%

*  Denotes 2016 Census

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics; The Demographics Group

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