Queensland population counter

The estimated resident population as at 30 June 2020 was 5,174,437 persons, released by the ABS publication Australian Demographic Statistics. More information can be found in the Population growth, Queensland information brief on the Queensland Government Statistician's Office website.


This population counter shows a synthetic estimate of Queensland’s current population. The counter projects the latest published estimated resident population for Queensland and assumes a total population increase of one person every 6 minutes and 26 seconds. It should be noted that revisions will occur to this synthetic estimate as the impact of containment measures put in place for COVID-19 register in the official population data.

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