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Population of Brisbane

Last official estimated population of Brisbane (as Significant Urban Area) was 2 331 913 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 9.41% of total Australian population. Area of Brisbane is 5 326.74 km², in this year population density was 437.78 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.15%/yr), Brisbane population in 2020 would be 2 485 817. [0]


Brisbane historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Australian population

↳ nearby SUA areas:
- Gold Coast - Tweed Heads
- Sunshine Coast
- Toowoomba
- Gympie
- Warwick
- Lismore

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 %:

[2001-2002] +2.28 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1.55 %/Y
[2003-2004] +2.39 %/Y
[2004-2005] +2.28 %/Y
[2005-2006] +2.22 %/Y
[2006-2007] +3.62 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2.74 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2.78 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1.91 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1.86 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2.28 %/Y
[2012-2013] +2.02 %/Y
[2013-2014] +1.73 %/Y
[2014-2015] +1.63 %/Y
[2015-2016] +1.90 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2.15 %/Y


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SUA 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.