Country size comparison
Australia is about 1.2 times smaller than China.
China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, while Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, making Australia 80.66% the size of China. Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people (1.4 billion fewer people live in Australia).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of China compared to Australia. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Australia vs. China using our country comparison tool.