Population

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

2011 (b) 2021 2031 2036
Greater Brisbane GCCSA 2,147,436 2,650,449 3,176,055 3,441,127
Cairns 232,781 276,091 322,797 346,269
Darling Downs – Maranoa 125,260 136,682 148,714 154,980
Fitzroy 217,123 273,590 330,037 359,256
Gold Coast 528,766 673,496 836,738 922,267
Mackay 171,564 214,754 260,074 284,281
Queensland – Outback 86,631 92,549 97,506 99,976
Sunshine Coast 318,279 396,490 485,626 531,697
Toowoomba 144,258 165,140 194,306 209,109
Townsville 224,678 275,455 331,803 361,098
Wide Bay 280,002 322,387 364,565 385,119
Queensland 4,476,778 5,477,082 6,548,220 7,095,177

(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

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Census 2006 Census 2011
Fitzroy 0.089% 0.102%
Queensland 0.179% 0.205%

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.