3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2015-16 Quality Declaration 
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QUEENSLAND

  • In 2015-16, five of the ten SA2s with the largest population increases were located outside of Greater Brisbane, with four located on the Gold Coast.
  • The SA2 with the largest population increase in Queensland was North Lakes - Mango Hill (2,200 people) in the Moreton Bay region, north of Brisbane. Large growth also occurred in Pimpama (2,100) on the Gold Coast, Dakabin - Kallangur (1,400), also in the Moreton Bay region, Coomera on the Gold Coast and Deeragun, an outer suburb of Townsville (both 1,300).
  • Pimpama was the fastest-growing SA2 in Queensland (35%). This was followed by Coomera (11%), the outer southern Brisbane suburb of Rochedale - Burbank (10%), and North Lakes - Mango Hill (7.8%).


SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Queensland

ERP at 30 June
Population Change
2016p
2015r-2016p
SA2 GCCSA
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

North Lakes - Mango HillGreater Brisbane
30 772
2 216
7.8
PimpamaRest of Qld
8 161
2 120
35.1
Dakabin - KallangurGreater Brisbane
25 956
1 410
5.7
CoomeraRest of Qld
13 324
1 348
11.3
DeeragunRest of Qld
23 088
1 311
6.0
Upper Coomera - Willow ValeRest of Qld
32 058
1 098
3.5
Ormeau - YatalaRest of Qld
20 195
968
5.0
Murrumba Downs - GriffinGreater Brisbane
15 452
909
6.3
JimboombaGreater Brisbane
22 936
856
3.9
Taigum - FitzgibbonGreater Brisbane
12 330
831
7.2

FASTEST GROWTH(a)

PimpamaRest of Qld
8 161
2 120
35.1
CoomeraRest of Qld
13 324
1 348
11.3
Rochedale - BurbankGreater Brisbane
5 497
509
10.2
North Lakes - Mango HillGreater Brisbane
30 772
2 216
7.8
Taigum - FitzgibbonGreater Brisbane
12 330
831
7.2
WacolGreater Brisbane
6 611
406
6.5
RipleyGreater Brisbane
3 621
221
6.5
Newstead - Bowen HillsGreater Brisbane
9 186
552
6.4
Murrumba Downs - GriffinGreater Brisbane
15 452
909
6.3
DeeragunRest of Qld
23 088
1 311
6.0

(a) Excludes SA2s with a population of less than 1,000 at June 2015.


POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Queensland - 2015-16