Brisbane tops population growth in Australia

  • 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.

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