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Listed below is the latest released estimated resident population of Queensland as at 31 March 2015.

This population counter shows an estimate of Queensland’s current population.

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Queensland statistics

Welcome to the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office (QGSO) website. This site contains a wide range of demographic, economic and social data relating to the state of Queensland, as well as information about using statistics and the services we provide.

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Australian Gambling Statistics is a comprehensive set of statistics related to gambling in Australia which is compiled annually by Queensland Government Statistician’s Office in co-operation with all Australian state and territory governments. This 31st edition incorporates information on all legalised gambling in Australia up to and including 2013–14.


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Shopping basket

During August 2015, collectors from the Queensland Government Statistician's Office, Queensland Treasury, will be collecting price data for retail goods and services across Queensland. The price data will be used to compile the ‘2015 Index of retail prices’, which measures price relativities between Brisbane and a number of selected Queensland centres. Previous editions of the index are available:

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The Queensland Regional Profiles interface has been updated to allow an easier and more extensive selection of region combinations. In addition to now being able to create a State only profile, single or multi-region areas can be selected to compare to single or multi-region areas of your choice. Furthermore, some users’ systems will allow region selection by text searching and/or by interacting with a map. Summary region type details are also now available, along with a wide selection of report types covering various topics. All profiles are generated automatically using the latest demographic, social and economic data available.

At a Glance

State final demand Jun qtr 15 Decrease Arrow 2.4%
Retail trade Aug 15 0.0%
Building approvals Aug 15 Decrease Arrow 0.2%
Business investment Jun qtr 15 Decrease Arrow 28.3%
Exports (goods overseas) Aug 15 $47.9b
Inflation (CPI) Jun qtr 15 Increase Arrow 1.5%
Employment growth Aug 15 Increase Arrow 0.1%
Employed persons Aug 15 2.35m
Unemployment rate Aug 15 6.4%
Population Mar qtr 15 4.77m

Latest Releases

Exports Aug 15
Retail trade Aug 15
Building approvals Aug 15
Population Mar qtr 15
Residential Land Mar qtr 2015
Emp by Occupation Sep qtr 15
Emp by Industry Sep qtr 15
Reg labour force Aug 15

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