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Estimated resident population by local government area (LGA), Queensland, 2008 to 2018p

LGA Estimated resident population at 30 June
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017r 2018p
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Aurukun (S) 1,252 1,315 1,365 1,398 1,372 1,350 1,332 1,321 1,323 1,343 1,382
Balonne (S) 4,786 4,813 4,833 4,862 4,787 4,776 4,726 4,610 4,461 4,373 4,334
Banana (S) 14,880 14,941 14,855 14,812 14,852 14,948 14,860 14,707 14,570 14,485 14,291
Barcaldine (R) 3,322 3,303 3,295 3,292 3,249 3,232 3,166 3,082 2,909 2,868 2,852
Barcoo (S) 371 360 360 363 348 333 317 296 272 267 267
Blackall-Tambo (R) 2,124 2,171 2,216 2,257 2,236 2,214 2,152 2,035 1,925 1,876 1,863
Boulia (S) 443 456 485 493 486 481 473 459 436 424 425
Brisbane (C) 1,033,472 1,057,692 1,073,144 1,089,879 1,111,798 1,131,996 1,149,107 1,165,437 1,184,752 1,208,663 1,231,605
Bulloo (S) 379 390 405 418 410 396 388 372 356 343 330
Bundaberg (R) 88,599 90,335 91,400 92,063 93,293 93,850 94,025 94,028 94,256 94,697 95,302
Burdekin (S) 17,653 17,776 17,786 17,775 17,862 17,754 17,695 17,566 17,326 17,232 17,077
Burke (S) 542 543 549 557 551 506 450 396 342 345 352
Cairns (R) 141,403 145,962 148,943 150,992 154,041 156,764 158,574 159,944 161,573 163,762 165,525
Carpentaria (S) 2,124 2,136 2,182 2,197 2,170 2,146 2,112 2,092 2,051 1,994 1,974
Cassowary Coast (R) 28,739 28,761 28,718 28,636 28,880 28,950 29,038 29,098 29,287 29,578 29,689
Central Highlands (R) 28,090 28,714 29,082 29,541 29,741 29,782 29,598 29,143 28,690 28,604 28,645
Charters Towers (R) 12,096 12,239 12,316 12,434 12,403 12,391 12,367 12,235 12,087 11,967 11,850
Cherbourg (S) 1,206 1,222 1,245 1,264 1,283 1,292 1,300 1,304 1,293 1,312 1,315
Cloncurry (S) 3,308 3,304 3,301 3,342 3,359 3,327 3,270 3,179 3,125 3,132 3,091
Cook (S) (a) 3,787 3,988 4,135 4,409 4,215 4,231 4,073 4,225 4,310 4,352 4,453
Croydon (S) 297 307 319 327 317 308 303 297 296 292 288
Diamantina (S) 295 296 293 292 295 299 303 301 296 287 292
Doomadgee (S) 1,235 1,273 1,327 1,374 1,368 1,400 1,422 1,454 1,475 1,494 1,507
Douglas (S) 10,995 11,116 11,146 11,186 11,380 11,585 11,757 11,877 12,070 12,261 12,257
Etheridge (S) 915 927 923 929 897 864 840 818 807 807 804
Flinders (S) 1,837 1,834 1,834 1,840 1,795 1,754 1,710 1,643 1,582 1,519 1,499
Fraser Coast (R) 92,018 94,813 96,618 97,661 99,021 100,290 101,332 102,129 102,962 104,042 105,463
Gladstone (R) 55,425 57,046 57,697 59,461 60,521 62,158 63,367 63,697 63,017 62,800 62,979
Gold Coast (C) 481,569 495,835 506,135 515,202 528,342 540,687 550,718 561,629 575,303 591,141 606,774
Goondiwindi (R) 10,605 10,722 10,823 10,900 10,944 10,952 10,902 10,835 10,813 10,770 10,728
Gympie (R) 44,700 45,774 46,366 46,837 47,786 48,491 49,089 49,540 50,327 51,049 51,586
Hinchinbrook (S) 11,826 11,829 11,808 11,817 11,763 11,613 11,412 11,181 10,968 10,878 10,805
Hope Vale (S) 897 955 1,011 1,052 1,059 1,043 1,030 1,009 1,014 1,046 1,081
Ipswich (C) 154,428 161,664 167,134 172,200 178,215 183,688 189,195 194,274 200,103 206,500 213,638
Isaac (R) 21,632 22,237 22,658 23,188 23,344 23,284 22,786 22,173 21,543 21,182 20,934
Kowanyama (S) 1,079 1,088 1,103 1,112 1,078 1,042 1,014 996 983 972 977
Livingstone (S) 31,407 32,474 32,906 33,394 34,381 35,279 36,063 36,579 36,950 37,286 37,638
Lockhart River (S) (a) 555 554 552 520 569 617 663 689 738 752 774
Lockyer Valley (R) 32,974 34,333 35,110 35,880 36,547 37,682 38,363 38,861 39,499 40,219 41,011
Logan (C) 270,628 277,372 282,189 287,474 293,974 300,545 305,147 309,342 314,511 320,487 326,615
Longreach (R) 4,193 4,219 4,250 4,296 4,217 4,104 4,027 3,812 3,727 3,598 3,530
Mackay (R) 108,644 111,455 113,669 115,960 117,495 118,878 118,916 118,292 117,218 116,601 116,539
Mapoon (S) 262 271 276 281 290 293 302 304 318 322 325
Maranoa (R) 12,952 13,113 13,286 13,437 13,424 13,515 13,434 13,292 12,926 12,847 12,791
Mareeba (S) 19,737 20,177 20,495 20,745 20,953 21,379 21,542 21,812 22,038 22,203 22,517
McKinlay (S) 994 1,011 1,044 1,085 1,041 992 943 876 816 810 814
Moreton Bay (R) 357,499 370,447 381,357 390,051 401,188 410,687 419,764 428,994 439,292 449,213 459,585
Mornington (S) 1,120 1,158 1,184 1,220 1,218 1,206 1,202 1,202 1,197 1,205 1,218
Mount Isa (C) 21,381 21,607 21,830 22,079 21,958 21,822 21,261 20,586 19,606 19,187 18,878
Murweh (S) 4,668 4,699 4,714 4,731 4,737 4,685 4,639 4,527 4,386 4,305 4,318
Napranum (S) 890 901 910 908 919 922 939 959 989 1,018 1,048
Noosa (S) 49,600 50,315 50,770 51,038 51,678 52,360 52,988 53,497 53,922 54,642 55,369
North Burnett (R) 10,335 10,377 10,358 10,374 10,408 10,487 10,547 10,607 10,646 10,663 10,628
Northern Peninsula Area (R) 2,234 2,273 2,391 2,463 2,547 2,620 2,741 2,836 2,945 3,001 3,069
Palm Island (S) 2,265 2,333 2,430 2,538 2,539 2,529 2,527 2,550 2,581 2,613 2,637
Paroo (S) 1,921 1,909 1,924 1,937 1,903 1,849 1,807 1,734 1,668 1,649 1,586
Pormpuraaw (S) 662 673 691 715 730 737 747 764 785 819 833
Quilpie (S) 992 996 1,003 1,007 983 944 915 868 825 819 790
Redland (C) 136,771 139,859 141,552 143,711 145,719 147,328 148,833 150,107 152,216 154,590 156,863
Richmond (S) 895 898 873 847 841 839 838 820 806 802 806
Rockhampton (R) 76,272 77,448 78,193 78,939 80,555 81,745 82,136 82,026 81,322 81,193 81,067
Scenic Rim (R) 35,578 36,525 37,167 37,437 37,966 38,732 39,882 40,307 40,984 41,749 42,583
Somerset (R) 20,366 21,071 21,717 22,200 22,761 23,619 24,459 24,681 25,153 25,529 25,887
South Burnett (R) 30,583 31,173 31,518 31,803 32,340 32,647 32,606 32,589 32,625 32,574 32,555
Southern Downs (R) 33,451 33,976 34,313 34,649 35,013 35,501 35,580 35,566 35,638 35,566 35,601
Sunshine Coast (R) 250,800 258,047 263,053 267,241 274,828 281,969 288,652 295,317 302,841 311,142 319,922
Tablelands (R) 23,885 24,103 24,230 24,372 24,603 24,827 25,060 25,111 25,217 25,335 25,541
Toowoomba (R) 150,140 152,525 154,222 155,473 157,884 159,916 161,523 162,775 164,168 166,013 167,657
Torres (S) 3,457 3,481 3,485 3,477 3,567 3,647 3,717 3,753 3,799 3,809 3,848
Torres Strait Island (R) 4,606 4,609 4,600 4,578 4,599 4,614 4,690 4,731 4,775 4,860 4,994
Townsville (C) 168,503 173,067 176,528 180,114 183,612 186,519 188,777 190,011 191,348 192,944 194,072
Weipa (T) 3,246 3,303 3,337 3,423 3,684 3,811 3,863 3,964 4,040 4,156 4,240
Western Downs (R) 30,235 30,893 31,466 32,365 32,899 33,415 33,744 33,867 34,049 34,434 34,467
Whitsunday (R) 31,337 31,838 32,140 32,416 33,397 34,113 34,362 34,509 34,538 34,774 35,050
Winton (S) 1,372 1,371 1,359 1,380 1,345 1,312 1,276 1,222 1,154 1,148 1,157
Woorabinda (S) 916 934 957 976 984 986 990 989 999 998 1,005
Wujal Wujal (S) 319 311 297 287 287 289 291 287 292 298 306
Yarrabah (S) 2,531 2,535 2,588 2,595 2,643 2,686 2,694 2,695 2,702 2,799 2,848
Queensland 4,219,505 4,328,771 4,404,744 4,476,778 4,568,687 4,652,824 4,719,653 4,777,692 4,845,152 4,927,629 5,011,216
r = revised    p = preliminary     (C) = City     (R) = Regional Council     (S) = Shire    (T) = Town
 
(a) Under the 2017 ASGS, Mesh Block 30225042000 was reallocated from Cook (S) to Lockhart River (S). This accounts for differences in the 2017 and 2018 estimates between ASGS 2016 and ASGS 2017/2018. Refer to ABS explanatory notes, "Updated Mesh Block Allocation, October 2018", http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/1270.0.55.003~July%202018~Main%20Features~Local%20Government%20Areas%20(LGAs)~2 
 
Geographies are based on the 2016 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
 
Source: ABS 3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, various editions and Queensland Treasury estimates.
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