After the Confederations Cup in June in Russia, Australia have moved up from 48 to 45, while Germany – who beat the Aussies in Russia 3-2 in the group stage – are now world number one ahead of Brazil in second.
Chile, who drew 1-1 with Australia at the Confeds Cup, moved down to seventh spot from fourth.
Japan, who face the Caltex Socceroos in a crucial World Cup qualifier on August 31, are down one to 46.
Thailand, who play Australia on Sept 5 in the final group World Cup qualifier, are down four to 131 in the world.
Source : Football Federation Australia