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Population of Sunshine Coast

Last official estimated population of Sunshine Coast Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 311 211 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 1.26% of total Australian population and 6.236% of QLD population. Area of Sunshine Coast is 2 253.90 km², in this year population density was 138.08 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.76%/yr), Sunshine Coast population in 2020 would be 337 735. [0]


Sunshine Coast historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Noosa
- Moreton Bay
- Somerset
- Gympie
- Brisbane
- Ipswich
- Redland
- Cherbourg

Sunshine Coast on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Sunshine Coast is located in the center of the images.

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

Annual growth rate in %:

[2001-2002] +3.44 %/Y
[2002-2003] +4.45 %/Y
[2003-2004] +3.82 %/Y
[2004-2005] +3.15 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.82 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2.81 %/Y
[2007-2008] +3.08 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.89 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.94 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.59 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2.84 %/Y
[2012-2013] +2.60 %/Y
[2013-2014] +2.37 %/Y
[2014-2015] +2.31 %/Y
[2015-2016] +2.55 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2.76 %/Y


Population pyramid for Sunshine Coast (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

4 859 
85+
 3 097

4 113 
80-84
 3 632

5 944 
75-79
 5 439

8 353 
70-74
 7 710

9 748 
65-69
 9 093

10 171 
60-64
 8 928

11 038 
55-59
 9 910

11 071 
50-54
 9 662

11 508 
45-49
 10 545

10 598 
40-44
 9 744

9 334 
35-39
 8 858

9 317 
30-34
 8 426

8 530 
25-29
 8 188

8 414 
20-24
 8 537

9 511 
15-19
 9 621

9 815 
10-14
 10 272

9 848 
5-9
 10 331

8 408 
0-4
 8 638


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.