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Listed below is the latest released estimated resident population of Queensland as at 30 June 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.

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The 8th International conference on population geographies will be held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane from 30 June–3 July 2015. The conference provides a unique opportunity for population scholars to engage with colleagues from around the world. This year’s theme is The Spatial Dimensions of Population, with particular focus on population processes, dynamics and impacts. Abstracts are invited from all fields of population geography and allied disciplines, and were due by Monday 16 February. Please contact the Program Committee, who may consider a late submission.

Housing development

Residential land development activity profiles are updated quarterly and provide a comprehensive summary of recent development and dwelling activity indicators within selected Queensland local government areas and regional planning areas. Topics covered include broadhectare land supply, uncompleted lots (approvals, operational works, and certifications), lot registrations, lot sales, dwelling approvals and dwelling sales.


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.


Photo source Ray Cash Photography, © The State of Queensland.

At a Glance

State final demand Sep qtr 14 Decrease Arrow 1.8%
Retail trade Dec 14 Increase Arrow 0.2%
Building approvals Jan 15 Increase Arrow 2.6%
Business investment Sep qtr 14 Decrease Arrow 18.6%
Exports (goods overseas) Dec 14 $44.3b
Inflation (CPI) Dec qtr 14 Increase Arrow 2.0%
Employment growth Jan 15 Increase Arrow 0.1%
Employed persons Jan 15 2.33m
Unemployment rate Jan 15 6.5%
Population Jun qtr 14 4.72m

Latest Releases

Building Approvals Jan 15
Reg Labour Force Jan 15
Labour Force Jan 15
Trade reports 2013–14
Retail Trade Dec 14
Exports Dec 14
Consumer Prices Dec qtr 14
Emp by Industry Dec qtr 14

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