Population of Airlie Beach 2019, Australia (QLD)

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The population of Airlie Beach in 2019,  is a very diverse town with a population of over 1,208 people in the Airlie Beach state suburb. However, urban centres and islands around Airlie Beach increase these figures.  Airlie Beach is a popular destination for tourists travelling the east coast of Australia, with it being inbetween the cities of Townsville and Rockhampton. Airlie beach is also the gateway to the Whitsunday islands.   

1,208

The official estimation of Airlie Beach’s population is 1,208  people as of the last Government Census. (Government Statistics

 

Other populated areas in Queensland

RankSignificant Urban AreasPopulation
1Brisbane2,408,223
2Gold Coast – Tweed Heads663,321
3Sunshine Coast325,399
4Townsville180,346
5Cairns151,925
6Toowoomba135,631
7Mackay80,427
8Rockhampton78,871
9Bundaberg70,578
10Hervey Bay53,492
11Gladstone – Tannum Sands44,984
12Maryborough27,347
13Gympie21,501
14Yeppoon18,764
15Mount Isa18,563
16Warwick15,328
17Emerald14,047
18Kingaroy10,484

Occupation

The Population of Airlie Beach has a variety of occupations, but a large chunk of the population are “Managers” at 19.8%. The next highest occupation is “Community and Personal Service Workers” at 16.8% which is higher than the Australian average of 10.8%.  This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census

Religious affiliation

The top response for religious affiliation  was “No Religion” at 34.7%, followed by “Catholic” at 17.3% of Airlie Beach’s population. Overall, this data shows that Airlie Beach is not a religious town, which is similar to the other tourist towns in Australia. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census. View our article on types of religion in Australia.  

Airlie Beach, Queensland

Airlie Beach

Demographic - Male & Female

The Airlie Beach population is split by 45.7% female and 54.3% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census. 

45.7%

553 Females

54.3%

657 Males

Median Age

Airlie Beach’s population median age is 35 years old. The biggest age group is 25-29 year olds at 16.1% of the Airle Beach state suburb area ( 192 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census

35 Years old

Median weekly household income

The population of Airlie Beach has an average weekly household income of $1,474. However, the average personal income was $845 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census. 

$1,474 a week

Median weekly rent

The population of Airlie Beach pays on average $350 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.1 in Airlie Beach. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census

$350 a week

States and territories population

States and TerritoriesPopulation March 2019
Percentage change over 2017-18
New south Wales7,988,2411.5%
Victoria6,460,6752.2%
Queensland5,011,2161.7%
South Australia1,736,4220.7%
Western Australia2,595,1920.8%
Tasmania528,2011.1%
Australian Capital Territory420,9602.2%
Northern Territory247,327-0.1%
*Total Australian Population24,899,1001.6%

*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island. 

Facts about Airlie Beach

  • Airlie beach is just 1135km from Brisbane 
  • In 1770 Caption Cook recorded sighting the Whitsunday islands
  • Whitehaven Beach is regularly rated the number 1 beach in Australia and one of the best beaches in the world. 

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