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Population of Brisbane

Last official estimated population of Brisbane City (as Local Government Area) was 1 209 322 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 4.88% of total Australian population and 24.232% of QLD population. Area of Brisbane is 1 342.70 km², in this year population density was 900.66 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.07%/yr), Brisbane population in 2020 would be 1 286 132. [0]


Brisbane historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Moreton Bay
- Redland
- Logan
- Ipswich
- Sunshine Coast
- Gold Coast
- Somerset
- Scenic Rim

Brisbane on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Brisbane is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1996-2001] +1.44 %/Y
[2001-2002] +2.54 %/Y
[2002-2003] +2.45 %/Y
[2003-2004] +2.08 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.90 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.05 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.27 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.30 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.34 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.46 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.56 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2.01 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.82 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.51 %/Y
[2014-2015] +1.42 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.66 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2.07 %/Y


Population pyramid for Brisbane (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

14 043 
85+
 7 325

10 489 
80-84
 7 665

13 665 
75-79
 12 004

18 943 
70-74
 17 443

23 951 
65-69
 22 517

28 007 
60-64
 26 456

33 242 
55-59
 32 005

36 193 
50-54
 35 315

41 857 
45-49
 40 450

42 439 
40-44
 42 043

44 755 
35-39
 45 113

52 143 
30-34
 52 198

55 753 
25-29
 56 675

54 648 
20-24
 54 516

36 220 
15-19
 36 804

32 547 
10-14
 34 653

35 374 
5-9
 37 356

36 413 
0-4
 38 102


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about LGA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.

[4] Historical population: 2001-2012, 2007-2017.