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Listed below is the latest released estimated resident population of Queensland as at 30 September 2013.

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) web site. 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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During May 2014, collectors from Queensland Government Statistician's Office (QGSO) will be collecting price data across the state for Queensland Health's Healthy Food Access Basket (HFAB) Survey. The price data will be used by QGSO to compile the 2014 release.


See Healthy Food Access Basket 2010 and Healthy Food Access Basket 2006 for examples of previous reports developed from this survey.


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The residential land development activity profiles are updated quarterly and provide a comprehensive summary of recent development and dwelling activity indicators within 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.


Also released recently, the Broadhectare study 2013 for South East Queensland contains findings for the region’s 10 local government areas and the Toowoomba Statistical District. 

Queensland Government population projections

The Queensland Government population projections, 2013 edition incorporates the latest population estimates (including data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing), the most recent information on demographic trends, and up-to-date planning, development and potential dwelling supply information.  The publication, briefs and various supporting tables have been made available on the Population Projections page.  Additionally, the Queensland Regional Profiles, Queensland Regional Database and Queensland Thematic Maps have also been updated to include the 2013 edition data.

At a Glance

Population Sep 4.68m
GSP Sep Increase Arrow 4.1%
Unemployment Mar 6.1%
Employment Mar Increase Arrow 0.2%
CPI Mar Increase Arrow 3.1%

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