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Listed below is the latest released estimated resident population of Queensland as at 30 June 2017.

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 (AGS) is a comprehensive set of statistics related to gambling in Australia, covering the entire range of legalised Australian gambling products.

The publication has been produced since 1984, and is compiled annually by the Queensland Government Statistician's Office in co-operation with all Australian state and territory governments.

This 33rd edition incorporates information on all legalised gambling in Australia up to and including 2015–16.

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‘Second release’ Census 2016 data have now been released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) relating to Australia’s labour force, education and migration characteristics.

Topics covered include employment status by age and sex, occupation and industry of employment, modes of travel to work, family income and non-school qualifications.

Based on this second release, QGSO has published a series of statistical snapshots adding to the suite of snapshots based on ‘First release’ data.

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Both the Queensland Regional Profiles and the Queensland Regional Database have been updated with the second release Census 2016 data from the ABS' General Community Profile, Time Series Profile and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (Indigenous) Profile.

Topics sourced to customised and third release of Census 2016 data will be updated later this year when data become available.

For help producing a Queensland Regional Profile see our help video.

At a Glance

State final demand Sep qtr 17 Increase Arrow 2.6%
Retail trade Oct 17 Decrease Arrow 0.1%
Building approvals Oct 17 Decrease Arrow 1.8%
Business investment Sep qtr 17 Increase Arrow 9.1%
Exports (goods overseas) Oct 17 $71.4b
Inflation (CPI) Sep qtr 17 Increase Arrow 1.5%
Employment growth Nov 17 Increase Arrow 0.3%
Employed persons Nov 17 2.46m
Unemployment rate Nov 17 5.8%
Population Jun qtr 17 4.93m

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