Queensland - Australian Population 2022

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Queensland - Population 2022

Queensland’s population was estimated to be 5,011,216 in March 2019. In prior years, the percentage rise was 1.7 percent. Brisbane, Queensland’s capital and most populous city, is the state’s most populous metropolitan area.

As of the 31st of March 2018, the official population estimate was 5,011,216 people. This is an increase of 1.7 percent from March 31, 2017. Overseas migration is expected to total 236,800 individuals, down from 259,600 persons the prior year for Australia as a whole. (Government Statistics

Capital of Queensland - Brisbane

The city of Brisbane in the year 2019 is one of the most diverse cities with more than 2 million residents in the Brisbane region. However, the urban centres and the islands surrounding Brisbane can increase the numbers. In 2018, Business Insider has ranked Brisbane as the 22nd-highest-liveable city in the globe. The cities included in the rankings are Melbourne (2nd), Sydney (5th), and Adelaide (10th). The reason why they are ranked is due to the excellent standard of living Australian residents enjoy.

Demographic - Male & Female

The population of Queensland is 50.6% female and 49.4%, male. This information was obtained from the most recent census conducted by the Australian government.

Female3,794,217 Females50.7%
Male3,686,014 Males49.3%

Country of Birth

According to the Australian National Bureau of Statistics’ 2016 census data, England (3.9 percent) has the greatest rate of foreign births, followed by New Zealand (3.9 percent) (2.2 percent ). As predicted, Australia is the most common birthplace, accounting for 66.7 percent of all births, down from 69.8 percent in the previous census in 2011.

RankCountry of Birth2016 (%)2011 (%)
3.New Zealand2.22.2



Median Age

Queensland’s population is 37 years old on average. The 30-34-year-old and 45-49-year-old age groups account for 6.9% of the Queensland population (322,982 People). The most current data was used to compile this list. Australian government census

👤 37 Years Old

States and territories population

States and TerritoriesPopulation March 2019
Percentage change over 2017-18
New South Wales – Sydney7,988,2411.5%
Victoria – Melbourne6,460,6752.2%
Queensland – Brisbane5,011,2161.7%
South Austrlia – Adelaide1,736,4220.7%
Western Australia – Perth2,595,1920.8%
Tasmania – Hobart528,2011.1%
Capital Territory – Canberra420,9602.2%
Northern Territory – Darwin247,327-0.1%
*Total Australian Population24,899,1001.6%

*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island. 


Median weekly household income

The Queensland population has a median weekly household income of $1,402. However, the median personal income is $660 per week. The data was gathered by examining an earlier Australian census conducted by the government.

💲 1,402 a week

Median weekly rent

There are a lot of people in New South Wales who pay $380 a week to rent their homes. In NSW, the average number of individuals per home is 2.6. The most current data was used to compile this list. Australian government census

💲 380 a week

Religion Affiliation

The most popular method for religious affiliation was “No religion,” which received 25.1 percent of the vote, followed by Catholic, which received 24.7 percent of the vote in New South Wales. The number of persons who said they don’t have a religion has increased by 7.6% from the previous census in 2011. This information was gathered from the most current report. Australian government census


New South Wales offers a wide variety of occupations, however “professionals” account for over a quarter of people (23.6%). “Clerical and administrative employees” come in second with 13.8 percent, which is lower than the Australian average of 15.1 percent. This information was gathered from the most recent research. Australian government census

Most populated areas in New South Wales 2022

RankCityEstimated Population
1Sydney – New South Wales5,230,330
2Melbourne – Victoria4,963,349
3Brisbane – Queensland2,462,637
4Perth – New South Wales
5Adelaide –South Australia
6Gold Coast– Tweed Heads (Queensland / New South Wales)
7Newcastle – New South Wales
8Canberra – Queanbeyan (Australian Capital Territory / New South Wales)
9Sunshine Coast – Queensland

10Wollongong – New South Wales

11Geelong –Victoria268,277
12Hobart – Tasmania
13Townsville –

14Cairns – Queensland

15Darwin – Northern Territory

*It is important to note that the Central coast is not included in the list since Sydney’s greater capital city statistical area covers part of Central Coast city. The most recent estimation of the significant Urban Area of Central Coast is 329,437 people as of June 2017. 3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia Estimated Resident Population, Significant Urban Areas, Australia ( Government Statistics ).

Facts about Australia's Population

  • NSW was established as a penal colony in 1788. It had an area of more than half of Australia.
  • NSW is home to a landmass in the area of 802 000 square kilometers which is 10.4 percent of Australia’s total surface.
  • Sydney Opera House Sydney opera house has more than 1 million tiles on its roof.
  • The coastline spans 2137 km
  • NSW’s famous the Blue Mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage region.

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