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Listed below is the latest released estimated resident population of Queensland as at 31 March 2014.

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.


The Bowen BasinSurat Basin, and Gladstone region population reports provide estimates of the number of fly‑in/fly‑out and drive‑in/drive‑out (FIFO/DIDO) workers living in these regions during the last week of June 2014, and their use of commercial accommodation. This information is based on data collected by QGSO in 2014.


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Housing development

Residential land supply in Queensland is monitored by QGSO via the Broadhectare study.  This study identifies the location and quantifies the area, timing of development and dwelling yield of larger land parcels to house future population. The most recent study completed is for the Far North Queensland region and includes the local government areas of Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Douglas, Mareeba and Tablelands.

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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 30th edition incorporates information on all legalised gambling in Australia up to and including 2012–13.


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At a Glance

Population Mar 4.71m
Unemployment Oct 6.7%
Employment Oct Decrease Arrow 0.2%
CPI Sep Increase Arrow 2.6%

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