Australia has just passed 25 million people. They currently grows by 1 new person every 83 seconds. By 2020 they will reach a population of 26 million, in 2030 a population of 30 million, and by 2048 Australia’s population will be over 40 million. Australia has immigration levels of about 190,000 per year.
The USA currently has a legal immigration quota of 675,000.
Canada and Australia are using selective immigration to grow their populations.
If Canada and Australia maintain immigration levels at 0.8 to 1.0% of population, then they would exceed the overall annual immigration numbers of the USA around 2030.
Foreign born resident are about 29% of Australia’s population. The US has about 14% foreign born. Canada has 23% foreign born.
Canada currently has 37 million people.
Canada is boosting immigration from 290,000 in 2017 up to 340,000 in 2020. This puts Canada on track to 40 million people in 2023.
Canada’s population will be
2023 40 million 2032 45 million 2040 50 million 2049 55 million 2056 60 million 2064 65 million
Canada will have the projected population of Spain in 2032 and Italy in 2050 and Germany in 2070.
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