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Overseas arrivals by local government area (reformed) and statistical division, Queensland, one year and five years before census night, 2006 (archived)

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Statistical Division Local government area Address of usual residence overseas Population aged Proportion overseas
One year before census night Five years before census night One year and over Five years and over One year before census night Five years before census night
— number — — % —
Brisbane Brisbane (C) 22,991 64,339 943,443 896,640 2.4 7.2
Ipswich (C) 1,108 3,347 136,591 128,004 0.8 2.6
Logan (C) 3,044 9,441 247,103 232,000 1.2 4.1
Moreton Bay (R) 3,236 9,568 320,226 302,001 1.0 3.2
Redland (C) 1,605 5,278 126,121 119,749 1.3 4.4
Total 31,984 91,973 1,773,484 1,678,394 1.8 5.5
 
Gold Coast Gold Coast (C) 9,475 26,363 428,654 408,730 2.2 6.4
Total 9,475 26,363 428,654 408,730 2.2 6.4
 
Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast (R) 3,657 11,227 273,064 260,370 1.3 4.3
Total 3,657 11,227 273,064 260,370 1.3 4.3
 
West Moreton Lockyer Valley (R) 228 525 29,750 28,184 0.8 1.9
Scenic Rim (R) 165 620 32,482 30,896 0.5 2.0
Somerset (R) 90 233 18,381 17,484 0.5 1.3
Total 483 1,378 80,613 76,564 0.6 1.8
 
Wide Bay-Burnett Bundaberg (R) 559 1,319 82,023 78,094 0.7 1.7
Cherbourg (S) 3 6 1,099 976 0.3 0.6
Fraser Coast (R) 434 1,452 83,708 79,907 0.5 1.8
Gympie (R) 195 551 41,093 38,981 0.5 1.4
North Burnett (R) 52 91 10,025 9,521 0.5 1.0
South Burnett (R) 79 218 28,672 27,103 0.3 0.8
Total 1,322 3,637 246,620 234,582 0.5 1.6
 
Darling Downs Dalby (R) 128 248 27,927 26,225 0.5 0.9
Goondiwindi (R) 58 126 9,950 9,263 0.6 1.4
Southern Downs (R) 141 314 31,240 29,601 0.5 1.1
Toowoomba (R) 1,339 3,607 140,248 132,525 1.0 2.7
Total 1,666 4,295 209,365 197,614 0.8 2.2
 
South West Balonne (S) 18 45 4,526 4,203 0.4 1.1
Bulloo (S) 0 0 366 346 0.0 0.0
Murweh (S) 44 63 4,505 4,234 1.0 1.5
Paroo (S) 6 15 1,896 1,780 0.3 0.8
Quilpie (S) 0 0 962 912 0.0 0.0
Roma (R) 41 97 12,095 11,347 0.3 0.9
Total 109 220 24,350 22,822 0.4 1.0
 
Fitzroy Banana (S) 130 249 14,444 13,509 0.9 1.8
Central Highlands (R) 249 597 25,954 24,152 1.0 2.5
Gladstone (R) 425 992 50,031 46,994 0.8 2.1
Rockhampton (R) 701 1,672 99,834 94,715 0.7 1.8
Woorabinda (S) 0 5 828 735 0.0 0.7
Total 1,505 3,515 191,091 180,105 0.8 2.0
 
Central West Barcaldine (R) 9 30 3,210 3,004 0.3 1.0
Barcoo (S) 5 0 359 342 1.4 0.0
Blackall-Tambo (R) 3 10 1,986 1,881 0.2 0.5
Boulia (S) 0 3 415 391 0.0 0.8
Diamantina (S) 0 0 280 257 0.0 0.0
Longreach (R) 30 50 4,000 3,753 0.8 1.3
Winton (S) 10 12 1,351 1,268 0.7 0.9
Total 57 105 11,601 10,896 0.5 1.0
 
Mackay Isaac (R) 188 443 19,448 17,934 1.0 2.5
Mackay (R) 987 2,100 99,646 94,102 1.0 2.2
Whitsunday (R) 404 918 29,004 27,683 1.4 3.3
Total 1,579 3,461 148,098 139,719 1.1 2.5
 
Northern Burdekin (S) 67 142 16,801 15,871 0.4 0.9
Charters Towers (R) 49 128 11,328 10,682 0.4 1.2
Hinchinbrook (S) 20 74 11,456 10,953 0.2 0.7
Palm Island (S) 0 3 1,934 1,744 0.0 0.2
Townsville (C) 1,635 4,058 152,374 143,819 1.1 2.8
Total 1,771 4,405 193,893 183,069 0.9 2.4
 
Far North Aurukun (S) 3 3 1,025 914 0.3 0.3
Cairns (R) 2,114 5,764 135,511 127,761 1.6 4.5
Cassowary Coast (R) 153 394 27,448 26,108 0.6 1.5
Cook (S) 19 53 3,416 3,225 0.6 1.6
Croydon (S) 0 0 250 228 0.0 0.0
Etheridge (S) 0 12 841 791 0.0 1.5
Hope Vale (S) 3 3 763 699 0.4 0.4
Kowanyama (S) 0 4 997 914 0.0 0.4
Lockhart River (S) 0 0 535 474 0.0 0.0
Mapoon (S) 0 0 231 208 0.0 0.0
Napranum (S) 0 7 816 732 0.0 1.0
Northern Peninsula Area (R) 0 11 1,924 1,697 0.0 0.6
Pormpuraaw (S) 0 0 591 529 0.0 0.0
Tablelands (R) 227 612 40,382 38,375 0.6 1.6
Torres (S) 7 12 4,259 3,751 0.2 0.3
Torres Strait Island (R) 15 31 3,166 2,869 0.5 1.1
Weipa (T) 30 58 2,786 2,563 1.1 2.3
Wujal Wujal (S) 0 0 323 296 0.0 0.0
Yarrabah (S) 0 0 2,295 2,026 0.0 0.0
Total 2,571 6,964 227,559 214,160 1.1 3.3
 
North West Burke (S) 4 8 496 472 0.8 1.7
Carpentaria (S) 5 21 1,905 1,779 0.3 1.2
Cloncurry (S) 29 58 3,084 2,843 0.9 2.0
Doomadgee (S) 0 0 1,042 921 0.0 0.0
Flinders (S) 4 25 1,757 1,650 0.2 1.5
McKinlay (S) 6 8 878 829 0.7 1.0
Mornington (S) 8 11 1,104 987 0.7 1.1
Mount Isa (C) 260 578 19,310 17,828 1.3 3.2
Richmond (S) 4 11 888 829 0.5 1.3
Total 320 720 30,464 28,138 1.1 2.6
 
Queensland 56,499 158,263 3,838,856 3,635,163 1.5 4.4
S = Shire      C = City      T = Town      R = Regional Council
 
Note: Regions are based on ASGC 2008. Data have been generated using population-based concordances at the statistical local area level. 
 
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing Basic Community Profile (BCP) - Usual Residence - Second Release, 2006
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