Gladstone Regional Council area

Population, dwellings and ethnicity

The Census population of Gladstone Regional Council area in 2011 was 57,882, living in 25,033 dwellings with an average household size of 2.65.

The Census provides us with a count of the total population in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2011 as well as several sub-populations such as the Indigenous population, voter population and the overseas born. It also enables us to see how these have changed over each five year period back to 1991. It is important to note that there are different ways of counting populations. You can access two population counts on this page – the Usual Residence count and the Enumerated Count – by changing your Data Type selection in the control bar above the table. For post 2011 population go to Population Estimates and to read about which population to use when, go to Population Types.

Population in non-private dwellings includes all those staying temporarily or long-term in dwellings which provide a communal form of accommodation. This includes nursing homes and hostels, hotels and motels, prisons, hospitals, army barracks and other institutions.

Population
Gladstone Regional Council area20112006Change
Number%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Population (excluding O/S visitors)57,882100.0100.050,752100.0100.0+7,130
Males30,08652.049.726,11651.549.9+3,970
Females27,79648.050.324,63648.550.1+3,160
Australian citizens49,62985.785.645,09088.886.6+4,539
Eligible voters (citizens aged 18+)35,91562.064.031,98963.064.3+3,926
Overseas visitors--------------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dwellings
Gladstone Regional Council area20112006Change
PopulationNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Total dwellings25,033100.0100.021,650100.0100.0+3,383
Occupied private dwellings22,00387.987.719,01987.888.4+2,984
Population in non-private dwellings1,785----1,862-----77
Average household size (persons per dwelling)2.65--2.512.65--2.53--

The 'Dwellings' table is enumerated data.

Culture and ethnicity
Gladstone Regional Council area20112006Change
PopulationNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population2,0513.55.01,5693.14.6+482
Australian born46,31480.076.841,94282.777.7+4,372
Speaks a language other than English at home2,3654.16.61,3722.75.4+993

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.