3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016-17 Quality Declaration 
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QUEENSLAND

  • In 2016-17, five of the ten SA2s with the largest population increases (in terms of absolute numbers) were located outside of Greater Brisbane, with three located on the Gold Coast.
  • The SA2 with the largest population increase in Queensland was Pimpama (3,000 people) on the Gold Coast, followed by Jimboomba on the southern outskirts of Greater Brisbane, and North Lakes - Mango Hill in the Moreton Bay region, north of Brisbane (both 2,100). Large growth also occurred in Coomera on the Gold Coast and Springfield Lakes, a suburb of Ipswich (both 1,400).
  • Pimpama was also the fastest-growing SA2 in Queensland (31%). This was followed by Ripley (15%), a suburb of Ipswich, and Newstead - Bowen Hills (10%), in inner Brisbane.

SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Queensland

ERP AT 30 JUNE
POPULATION CHANGE
2017p
2016pr-2017p
SA2 GCCSA
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

PimpamaRest of Qld
12 586
2 966
30.8
JimboombaGreater Brisbane
28 639
2 103
7.9
North Lakes - Mango HillGreater Brisbane
33 225
2 084
6.7
CoomeraRest of Qld
15 227
1 420
10.3
Springfield LakesGreater Brisbane
17 468
1 400
8.7
Murrumba Downs - GriffinGreater Brisbane
19 438
1 302
7.2
Caloundra - WestRest of Qld
22 141
1 299
6.2
Upper Coomera - Willow ValeRest of Qld
33 507
1 297
4.0
Newstead - Bowen HillsGreater Brisbane
12 634
1 198
10.5
DeeragunRest of Qld
24 316
1 191
5.2

FASTEST GROWTH(a)

PimpamaRest of Qld
12 586
2 966
30.8
RipleyGreater Brisbane
5 462
695
14.6
Newstead - Bowen HillsGreater Brisbane
12 634
1 198
10.5
Peregian SpringsRest of Qld
8 394
787
10.3
CoomeraRest of Qld
15 227
1 420
10.3
South BrisbaneGreater Brisbane
8 463
686
8.8
Rochedale - BurbankGreater Brisbane
7 236
583
8.8
Springfield LakesGreater Brisbane
17 468
1 400
8.7
Bellbird Park - BrookwaterGreater Brisbane
15 460
1 166
8.2
JimboombaGreater Brisbane
28 639
2 103
7.9

(a) Excludes SA2s with a population of less than 1,000 at June 2016.


POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Queensland - 2016-17

Image: Map showing Population Change by SA2, Queensland, 2016-17