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.