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Welcome to Brisbane LGA Community Profile

The Brisbane LGA Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 1,131,191, with a population density of 8.53 persons per hectare.

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland.

The Brisbane LGA Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

This site contains 2006 and earlier Census data only. 2011 Census data is not currently available for this area.

Important

Statistics

Population

1,131,191

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

132,618

hectares (1,326 Km2)

Population density

8.53

persons per hectare

Profile areas
Brisbane LGA
NEWS

Communities of interest modules now available

(17/04/2014)

Have you ever wondered whether preschoolers in your local government area live in wealthier or poorer households than average? Or whether more elderly people in your LGA are downsizing and living smaller dwellings? Or if your youth are accessing employment more or less easily over time? Now you can find out with a new series of add-on modules for profile.id Learn more about the new communities of interest modules and register your interest.

2013 Estimate Resident Population figures available.

(16/04/2014)

All community profile sites have been updated with the latest ERP from the ABS. Ten years of consecutive ERP figures are available here.

Australia's population continues to grow strongly.

(16/04/2014)
Australia's population grew at 1.8% in the September quarter of 2013 - near record growth. Read more about how growth was distributed across the states.

This community profile is just one of a family of demographic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre.