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Welcome to Toowoomba Community Profile

The Toowoomba Estimated Resident Population for 2015 is 163,232, with a population density of 0.13 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.

NEWS

Using data to inform community engagement – Who do we REALLY need to plan for?

(12/05/2016)

With the drive for improved efficiencies with finite resources, local governments need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering best value services to communities. But how best to target these services?

Latest population figures: Top 50 largest cities and towns in Australia

(5/05/2016)

This is the latest release of the Top 50 cities and towns in Australia, which we do every year, following the ABS release of their Regional Population Growth publication.

Will Melbourne’s population overtake Sydney?

(20/04/2016)

The rivalry between Australia’s two largest cities has been going on for a long time. At .id we don’t seek to say which one is “better”, but just which one is bigger. So will Melbourne's population overtake Sydney's? When?

Biggest, fastest, slowest – latest population growth and change in Australia

(31/03/2016)

Each year the ABS releases population data for LGAs and other small area geographies in Australia, and the latest publication was recently released. What are some of the latest growth and changes in Australia’s population?

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.