The Central Queensland region encompassing the six member Councils of CQROC has an overall population of approximately 230,000. It is estimated the population will grow to approximately 360,000 by June 2036, which is an increase of 2% per year over 25 years for the combined area.
Source: (ABS Regional Population Growth, 2012-2013). (Queensland Treasury and Trade, Queensland Government Statistician’s Office, Queensland Regional Profiles – Fitzroy SA4 resident profile, report generated June 2014 on 2013 edition of population projections)
Projected population, by series, by statistical area level 4, Queensland, 2011 to 2036
|Greater Brisbane GCCSA||2,147,436||2,650,449||3,176,055||3,441,127|
|Darling Downs – Maranoa||125,260||136,682||148,714||154,980|
|Queensland – Outback||86,631||92,549||97,506||99,976|
(a) Boundaries are based on the 2011 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
(b) Estimated resident population (ERP).
Source: Queensland Government population projections, 2013 edition; Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2012 (Cat no. 3218.0).
Percentage of Fitzroy population born overseas
|Census 2006||Census 2011|
Source: ABS, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 Basic Community Profile, ABS, Census 2011, The People of Queensland prepared for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.