Population of Gold Coast, Australia 2019 (QLD)
The population of Gold Coast in 2019, is a very diverse city with a population of over well over half a million people. The Tweed Heads urban area is also added to the statistics when calculating the population of the Gold Coast. The city is the 6th largest city in Australia. This means the Gold Coast is the largest non-capital city in the country. Brisbane the capital city of Queensland is only 66km away from the gold coast.
The official estimation of the Gold Coast’s population is 679,127 people as of the last Government estimate in June 2018. 3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia Estimated Resident Population, Significant Urban Areas, Australia (Government Statistics)
Other populated areas in Queensland
|Rank||Significant Urban Areas||Population|
|2||Gold Coast – Tweed Heads||663,321|
|11||Gladstone – Tannum Sands||44,984|
Industry of employment
The Population of Gold Coast has a variety of jobs, but a large chunk of the population are “Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals)” workers at 4%. The next highest industry of employment is “Cafes and Restaurants workers” at 3.1% which is much higher than the Australian average of 2.4%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No Religion” at 31.4%, followed by “Catholic” at 21.1% of the Gold Coast’s population. Overall, this data shows that the Gold Coast is not a religious city, which is similar to the other major cities in Australia. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census. View our article on types of religion in Australia.
Gold coast (Tweed Heads)
Demographic - Male & Female
The Gold Coast population is split by 51.5% female and 48.5% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
The Gold Coast’s population median age is 39 years old. The biggest age group is 40-44 year olds at 7% of the Gold Coast / Tweed Heads population (43,077 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
The population of the Gold Coast has an average weekly household income of $1,359. However, the average personal income was $649 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
The population of the Gold Coast pays on average $390 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.5 in the Gold Coast. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
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.
Facts about the Gold Coast
- The Gold Coast is the 6th largest city in Australia by population mass.
- The Gold Coast is one of the leading tourist destinations of Australia.
- The recent Commonwealth games were hosted in the city
- 2016 census of population and housing – Most recent
- 3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia Estimated Resident Population, Significant Urban Areas, Australia
- Queensland census – Most recent
- Queensland Government: www.Qld.gov.au
- Visit Gold Coast: teq.queensland.com/destinations/gold-coast
- Visit Queensland www.queensland.com
- australia.com: www.australia.com