Population and household characteristics Growth highlights

Statistics related to population change and the components of population change for Queensland and its sub-state regions.

In 2018–19 an extra 85,700 people called Queensland home, with nearly 4 out of 10 of these due to overseas migration
Queensland’s population grew faster than the national population
The population aged 65 years and over has grown on average more than three times faster than the rest of the population since 2014
Queensland’s share of national population (%)

Note - Highlighted data refers to the year to 30 June 2019 unless otherwise specified.


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