- Population of the World: 7.9B
- Population of Australia: 26M
- Population of Queensland: 5.2M
- Population of Brisbane: 2.4M
- every eleventh person in Australia lives in Brisbane
- just under half the population of Queensland lives in Brisbane
- the population of Brisbane is 0.0003% of the world population OR one in every 3,291 people on the planet is a Brisbanite!
During 2019-2020 the Australian Bureau of Statistics calculated that Brisbane saw the highest growth in population of the Australian capital cities.