Women in Australia

Statistics report on women in Australia

Women in Australia

This report provides statistical data on women in Australia. It covers demographic figures, as well as information on female employment, health and education. In addition, the report provides insights on women's lives in Australian society and general attitudes and opinions on current issues.

Table of contents

Global overview

  • Basic Statistic U.S. female full-time wage and salary workers - weekly earnings 1979-2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. employed women 1990-2023
  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy of women in the United States 2012-2022
  • Premium Statistic Life expectancy in the UK 2020, by gender and region
  • Basic Statistic Women life expectancy in France 2023, by region

Regional overview

  • Premium Statistic Share of women in ministerial level positions APAC 2020 by country
  • Basic Statistic Female life expectancy in China 1960-2050
  • Premium Statistic Female employment rate Japan 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Share of women in the National Assembly South Korea 2005-2023
  • Premium Statistic Quarterly employed female numbers New Zealand 2015-2022

National overview

  • Basic Statistic Population breakdown Australia 2011-2021 by gender
  • Premium Statistic Life expectancy at birth Australia 2000-2019 by gender
  • Basic Statistic Labor force participation rate of women in Australia 2000-2021
  • Basic Statistic Median age of first time marriages in Australia 1997-2021, by gender

Employment and education

  • Basic Statistic Average weekly earnings in the public sector in Australia 2010-2023 by gender
  • Basic Statistic Average weekly earnings in the private sector in Australia 2010-2023, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Average weekly earnings of males and females in Australia 2021, by industry
  • Basic Statistic Proportion of women with a bachelor degree or above in Australia 2000-2021
  • Basic Statistic Share of women studying for non-school qualifications in Australia 2021, by field
  • Premium Statistic Median female graduate salary Australia 2019, by study area
  • Premium Statistic Share of female university graduates employed full-time Australia 2020 by occupation


  • Basic Statistic Leading causes of death Australia 2021, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Total fertility rate of Australia 1800-2020
  • Premium Statistic Breast cancer mortality rate Australia 1968-2023, by gender
  • Premium Forecast Female smoking prevalence forecast in Australia 2001-2029
  • Premium Statistic Alcohol consumption of adults in Australia 2010-2019 by gender

Life in society

  • Basic Statistic Divorce rate in Australia 2022, by age and gender
  • Premium Statistic Number of informal caregivers in Australia 2020, by gender and type
  • Premium Statistic Personal services paid for by men and women in Australia 2019
  • Basic Statistic Number of women experiencing violence Australia 2005-2016 by perpetrator gender
  • Premium Statistic Share of women who experienced violence in Australia 2005-2016, by violence type
  • Basic Statistic Number of people sentenced to imprisonment Australia 2005-2022, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Share of female video game players Australia 2005-2021

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