Queensland - Australia Population 2019
"The Sunshine State"
The population of Queensland is estimated at 5,011,216
as of march 2019. The percentage increase in previous years being 1.7%. The capital of QLD (Queensland) is Brisbane, which is also the most populated city in Queensland.
The official estimation of the population as of the 31st of March 2018 is 5,011,216
people. This is up by 1.7% from the 31st of March 2017. The estimate for overseas migration is 236,800 compared to 259,600 people the previous year for the whole of Australia. (Government Statistics)
Most populated areas in Queensland
|Rank||Significant Urban Areas||Population|
|2||Gold Coast – Tweed Heads||663,321|
|11||Gladstone – Tannum Sands||44,984|
States and territories population
|States and Territories||Population March 2019|
Percentage change over 2017-18
|New South Wales||7,988,241||1.5%|
|Australian Capital Territory||420,960||2.2%|
|*Total Australian Population||24,899,100||1.6%|
*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island.
Queensland - Brisbane
The population of Brisbane in 2019, is a very diverse city with a population of over 2 million people in the greater Brisbane area. However, urban centres and islands around Brisbane increase these figures. In 2018 Business insider ranked Brisbane the 22nd most liveable city in the world. Included in the list are Melbourne (2nd), Sydney (5th) and Adelaide (10th). The reason for the ranking is because of the high quality of life Australian residence have.
Demographic - Male & Female
The Queensland population is split by 50.6% female and 49.4% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
The Queensland populations median age is 37 years old. The biggest age group is 30-34 year and 45-49 olds at 6.9% of the QLD population (322,982 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
The Queensland population has an average weekly household income of $1,402. However, the average personal income is $660 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
Queensland population pays on average $330 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.6 in QLD. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No religion” at 29.2%, closely followed by Catholic at 21.7% of the Queensland population. Since the last census in 2011 the number of people responding as having no religion has gone up by 7.6%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
Queensland has a variety of occupations, but nearly a quarter of the population are “professionals” at 19.8%. The next highest occupation is “Technicians and Trades Workers” at 14.3% which is higher than the Australian average of 13.5%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
Facts about Queensland
- Queensland is the second biggest state in Australia
- QLD receives on average 261 days of sunshine every year. Hence “The Sunshine State” slogan.
- Queensland have over 200 national parks!
- QLD is home to the world famous Fraser Island, which is listed as a world heritage site.
- Queensland has some of the oldest dinosaur prints in the world, in the small town of Winton.