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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.





ABS ERP 2013

Land area


hectares (1,326 Km2)

Population density


persons per hectare


Birth numbers remain high


The ABS has recently released its annual data on births in Australia, which contains detailed information on just about every aspect of fertility. While the number of births remain relatively high, fertility rate for Australia has declined in the last few years. What other trends can we observe?

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