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3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 1996 to 2006  
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QUEENSLAND
Local Government Area populations and median ages - Queensland

QUEENSLAND

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Aramac (S)
772
35.3
37.8
37.4
Atherton (S)
11 625
35.7
39.3
41.4
Aurukun (S)
1 138
24.0
25.6
25.7
Badu (IC)
896
16.3
21.2
23.2
Balonne (S)
4 936
30.9
31.4
33.8
Bamaga (IC)
869
22.1
22.0
21.8
Banana (S)
14 224
32.2
34.2
34.3
Barcaldine (S)
1 718
32.0
33.7
36.7
Barcoo (S)
383
29.5
32.2
38.3
Bauhinia (S)
2 324
32.5
33.9
35.2
Beaudesert (S)
64 777
32.8
35.1
36.3
Belyando (S)
11 185
29.5
31.3
30.3
Bendemere (S)
1 046
37.0
37.1
40.5
Biggenden (S)
1 625
41.5
44.8
46.3
Blackall (S)
1 552
33.8
35.0
42.0
Boigu (IC)
290
12.9
19.0
19.1
Boonah (S)
9 117
36.5
39.8
42.0
Booringa (S)
1 812
34.3
36.9
39.5
Boulia (S)
450
28.3
28.5
32.3
Bowen (S)
13 142
34.7
38.4
40.6
Brisbane (C)
992 176
33.8
34.5
34.7
Broadsound (S)
7 311
30.3
32.6
32.5
Bulloo (S)
395
32.2
32.5
34.7
Bundaberg (C)
48 525
34.9
37.1
39.4
Bungil (S)
2 179
34.5
36.8
37.9

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Burdekin (S)
18 044
33.7
36.2
39.9
Burke (S)
535
31.3
32.0
34.4
Burnett (S)
27 745
36.5
39.8
42.0
Caboolture (S)
135 359
32.7
35.4
36.9
Cairns (C)
136 558
31.4
33.2
34.7
Calliope (S)
17 538
32.6
34.7
35.9
Caloundra (C)
93 248
38.2
40.9
41.5
Cambooya (S)
6 154
31.3
32.2
34.0
Cardwell (S)
10 084
34.4
36.1
39.5
Carpentaria (S)
2 084
30.3
30.1
34.4
Charters Towers (C)
8 469
30.5
32.0
35.6
Cherbourg (S)
1 241
18.8
19.5
20.1
Chinchilla (S)
6 290
34.6
36.5
38.5
Clifton (S)
2 749
37.6
40.3
41.1
Cloncurry (S)
3 362
28.8
28.7
30.0
Cook (S)
3 688
35.0
37.6
40.0
Cooloola (S)
38 193
35.4
38.6
41.0
Crow's Nest (S)
13 311
34.8
37.1
38.7
Croydon (S)
271
30.8
31.1
31.1
Dalby (T)
10 384
32.1
33.2
34.1
Dalrymple (S)
3 711
32.5
35.3
37.1
Dauan (IC)
165
24.0
32.0
19.8
Diamantina (S)
307
28.8
29.5
33.5
Doomadgee (S)
1 181
21.0
21.2
21.3
Douglas (S)
10 947
33.0
35.0
37.7

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Duaringa (S)
7 187
29.1
30.6
31.1
Eacham (S)
6 768
36.6
40.1
43.3
Eidsvold (S)
911
35.0
37.6
40.9
Emerald (S)
15 364
28.6
30.2
30.7
Erub (IC)
347
18.7
21.8
24.7
Esk (S)
16 035
35.8
38.3
41.3
Etheridge (S)
898
33.6
36.3
38.8
Fitzroy (S)
11 213
30.9
33.9
35.5
Flinders (S)
1 907
33.1
34.4
36.2
Gatton (S)
16 635
31.6
34.6
37.2
Gayndah (S)
2 961
36.0
37.2
39.5
Gladstone (C)
31 028
30.4
31.8
32.6
Gold Coast (C)
507 439
35.5
36.8
37.2
Goondiwindi (T)
5 019
31.2
32.0
33.9
Hammond (IC)
231
17.6
20.8
22.8
Herberton (S)
5 774
34.7
38.7
42.0
Hervey Bay (C)
55 113
38.7
42.6
44.1
Hinchinbrook (S)
12 244
35.5
39.7
43.3
Hope Vale (S)
856
23.9
26.0
27.0
Iama (IC)
342
18.0
21.1
19.8
Ilfracombe (S)
284
31.7
30.8
36.1
Inglewood (S)
2 673
36.1
40.3
43.3
Injinoo (S)
463
20.1
17.8
20.8
Ipswich (C)
143 649
30.3
32.3
33.1
Isis (S)
6 650
38.8
42.8
46.3

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Isisford (S)
282
35.1
35.4
41.2
Jericho (S)
980
32.6
33.3
37.4
Johnstone (S)
19 517
33.8
36.8
40.1
Jondaryan (S)
14 951
31.9
33.6
35.4
Kilcoy (S)
3 641
35.5
39.3
41.3
Kilkivan (S)
3 652
36.9
40.8
42.7
Kingaroy (S)
12 952
34.7
36.6
37.6
Kolan (S)
4 810
35.4
39.2
42.9
Kowanyama (S)
1 112
25.7
27.2
28.2
Kubin (IC)
219
11.9
24.1
19.9
Laidley (S)
15 314
32.3
36.1
38.3
Livingstone (S)
30 637
34.2
37.6
40.0
Lockhart River (S)
605
22.8
24.9
26.1
Logan (C)
178 320
28.7
30.7
32.0
Longreach (S)
3 758
30.5
32.3
33.3
Mabuiag (IC)
271
20.0
21.5
21.5
Mackay (C)
90 303
32.1
34.1
35.4
McKinlay (S)
968
31.3
33.1
35.0
Mapoon (S)
262
31.3
24.7
27.6
Mareeba (S)
19 460
34.8
37.1
40.0
Maroochy (S)
152 664
35.8
38.4
39.5
Maryborough (C)
27 211
36.6
39.5
41.1
Mer (IC)
529
25.5
25.5
26.5
Millmerran (S)
3 266
35.2
36.7
39.1
Mirani (S)
5 709
32.8
34.9
37.6

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Miriam Vale (S)
5 408
35.8
41.1
43.2
Monto (S)
2 587
37.2
42.1
44.0
Mornington (S)
1 124
25.2
25.0
27.0
Mount Isa (C)
21 082
28.1
29.7
29.8
Mount Morgan (S)
3 170
41.6
43.2
43.8
Mundubbera (S)
2 239
33.9
37.4
39.7
Murgon (S)
3 661
34.2
35.0
37.1
Murilla (S)
2 846
36.7
38.6
39.6
Murweh (S)
4 870
32.3
33.7
36.3
Nanango (S)
9 534
38.2
41.9
44.0
Napranum (S)
921
24.3
23.7
24.4
Nebo (S)
2 682
30.1
31.5
33.0
New Mapoon (S)
381
20.1
17.6
18.2
Noosa (S)
49 213
37.8
40.6
43.0
Palm Island (S)
2 165
22.0
22.5
22.9
Paroo (S)
2 055
33.7
35.3
38.9
Peak Downs (S)
3 401
28.7
29.0
30.6
Perry (S)
453
44.6
42.2
44.9
Pine Rivers (S)
144 860
30.3
32.5
34.3
Pittsworth (S)
5 069
32.6
34.1
37.5
Pormpuraaw (S)
653
27.2
29.5
31.3
Poruma (IC)
183
27.5
22.6
24.8
Quilpie (S)
1 053
30.9
34.4
37.4
Redcliffe (C)
52 518
39.6
41.3
41.9
Redland (S)
131 332
34.1
36.4
38.1

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Richmond (S)
962
29.8
32.3
34.5
Rockhampton (C)
62 610
31.9
33.6
34.7
Roma (T)
6 955
30.8
32.0
32.2
Rosalie (S)
9 550
32.5
34.1
36.9
Saibai (IC)
370
21.5
23.6
23.7
St Pauls (IC)
261
19.9
26.3
25.3
Sarina (S)
11 360
33.0
35.9
37.0
Seisia (IC)
184
21.8
28.0
28.3
Stanthorpe (S)
10 745
37.5
39.9
43.1
Tambo (S)
593
36.8
38.5
36.6
Tara (S)
3 906
35.3
36.7
38.5
Taroom (S)
2 526
34.7
37.1
39.8
Thuringowa (C)
62 935
28.4
30.1
31.5
Tiaro (S)
5 580
35.8
40.8
44.2
Toowoomba (C)
96 226
32.0
33.7
35.0
Torres (S)
3 516
26.4
26.7
26.3
Townsville (C)
102 020
31.4
32.3
33.7
Ugar (IC)
83
23.5
30.5
26.5
Umagico (S)
267
18.9
22.4
21.6
Waggamba (S)
3 046
34.1
33.8
35.2
Wambo (S)
5 535
36.2
37.9
39.2
Warraber (IC)
269
23.3
19.8
23.1
Warroo (S)
1 107
37.4
38.4
37.8
Warwick (S)
22 828
35.1
36.8
38.9
Weipa (T)
3 029
28.8
30.5
31.0

Local Government Area
Estimated resident population
Median age
Median age
Median age
at June 2006 (preliminary)
at June 1996
at June 2001
at June 2006 (preliminary)

Whitsunday (S)
18 177
32.6
35.0
35.7
Winton (S)
1 466
33.9
35.2
39.4
Wondai (S)
4 662
38.4
40.8
43.2
Woocoo (S)
3 627
35.0
37.8
40.6
Woorabinda (S)
928
19.5
20.0
20.7
Wujal Wujal (S)
361
26.5
28.7
28.3
Yarrabah (S)
2 599
20.1
20.9
21.2
Yorke (IC)
327
18.8
23.6
23.4
Unincorporated Qld
7
.
.
38.6
Total Queensland
4 091 546
33.3
35.0
36.0

(C) City
(IC) Island Council
(S) Shire
(T) Town

Estimates for 2006 are preliminary, based on the results of the 2006 Census of Population and Housing.

Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia, 1996 to 2006 (cat. no. 3218.0) and Population by Age and Sex, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 3235.0).

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