Looking for Australian pillow sizes? We are here to help! There are many different shapes of pillows including Standard Bedroom Pillow, Queen, King, European Pillow, Body Pillow, and V or Boomerang Pillow.
Before you choose your pillow, you need to make sure you have the right pillow size for you.
- TIP: We recommend matching your pillow size to your bed size. Most people will choose a standard size pillow but those with a King or Super King mattress should consider a King Sized Pillow or European Pillow to fill up the large space.
Pillow Size Chart (Australian)
|Pillow Size||Metric (cm) width x length||Imperial width x length|
|Standard Pillow||51cm x 66cm||20in x 26in|
|Queen||51cm x 76cm||20in x 30in|
|King||51cm x 92cm||20in x 36in|
|European Pillow||65cm x 65cm||26in x 26in|
|Body Pillow||48cm x 150cm||19in x 59in|
|V Shape||28cm x 60cm||11in x 24in|
How to Choose the Right Pillow Size?
We explore each of the pillow sizes in more detail below so you can choose the right size for you.
If you have a larger room or bed than spoil yourself with more pillows!
Standard Size Pillows
In Australia, the standard sized pillow is 51cm x 66cm. A single bed will generally be matched with a single standard sized pillow. And as your bed size goes up so may the the number of pillows.
Most people we surveyed have a Queen Size bed with four standard sized pillows.
Some memory foam pillows will be smaller than the standard size so keep that in mind when purchasing a pillow case.
Queen Size Pillow
The Queen measures 51cm x 76cm, being 10cm longer than the standard pillow. Why choose a Queen? Well firstly having two pillows on your Queen or King Size Bed can look better presented than standard pillows that may look small on your bed. The issue is finding a pillowcase as it is a but bigger and may not fit a standard pillowcase that is not 'loose fitting'.
King Size Pillow
A King Sized pillow is one of the fastest growing pillow sizes. People who love a big soft pillow will love these. They can also be used for decorative purposes and can be an alternative from the European pillow. The King sized pillow measures 51cm x 66cm.
A European pillow is perfect for a luxury interior design or support while you sit up in bed. The Euro is a square shaped pillow measuring 65cm x 65cm.
The Body Pillow is a long body length pillow used for a few reasons - support during pregnancy and for recovery or injury support. The Body pillow measures 48cm x 150cm.
The V Shape pillow is also known as a boomerang pillow.
The size and the shape of a pillow is important to providing you with the right support. Before you choose the size you should ask yourself - what do I need the pillow for? Then that will help you decide on the pillow size that is right for you.