Welcome to Toowoomba Community Profile

The Toowoomba Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 160,251, with a population density of 0.12 persons per hectare.

The Toowoomba Regional Council area is located in south-east Queensland, about 125 kilometres west of Brisbane.

The Toowoomba Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 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.

Important

Statistics

Population

160,251

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

1,297,337

hectares (12,973 Km2)

Population density

0.12

persons per hectare

Profile areas
Toowoomba
NEWS

How mobile is your population?

(26/06/2014)

The National Demographic Indicators series has an indicator for population who “Changed address in the last 5 years”. Of course some people change address multiple times in that period, but this indicator from Census gives an idea of how mobile or sedentary your area’s population is. How mobile is your population?

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