# Quick Answer: What Is A Billion In Australia?

## How many millions is an Australian Billion?

A billion is a number with two distinct definitions: 1,000,000,000, i.e.

one thousand million, or 109 (ten to the ninth power), as defined on the short scale.

This is now the meaning in both British and American English.

## How many zeros does a billion have in Australia?

Numbers Bigger Than a Trillion

NameNumber of ZerosGroups of (3) Zeros
Hundred thousand5(100,000)
Million62 (1,000,000)
Billion93 (1,000,000,000)
Trillion124 (1,000,000,000,000)

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## What is an Australian Billion?

Thus billion was 2 millions multiplied or 1 000 0002 (1012), trillion meant 1 000 0003 (1018), quadrillion meant 1 000 0004 (1024), and so on.

## How much is a billion really?

The USA meaning of a billion is a thousand million, or one followed by nine noughts (1,000,000,000). Increasingly in this country we are using the USA meaning of a billion for these big numbers, and a trillion for the old UK meaning of one followed by twelve noughts.