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List of places in Queensland by population

This is a list of places in Queensland by urban centre population.

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Urban areas by populationEdit

Rank Urban Centre Population Region Notes
2011 Census 2016 Census
1 Brisbane 1,874,427 [1]  


2,054,614 [2]  


South East Queensland Third-largest city in Australia, after Sydney and Melbourne
2 Gold CoastTweed Heads (Gold Coast part) 478,107 [3]  


540,559 [4]  


South East Queensland and Northern Rivers Includes part of New South Wales
3 Sunshine Coast 209,263 [5]  


243,377 [6]  


South East Queensland
4 Townsville 157,748 [7]  


168,729 [8]  


North Queensland Includes Thuringowa
5 Cairns 133,893 [9]  


144,730 [10]  


Far North Queensland
6 Toowoomba 96,567 [11]  


100,032 [12]  


Darling Downs Second–largest inland city in Australia, after Canberra
7 Mackay 74,219 [13]  


75,710 [14]  


Central Queensland
8 Rockhampton 61,724 [15]  


61,214 [16]  


Central Queensland
9 Bundaberg 49,750 [17]  


50,148 [18]  


Wide Bay–Burnett
10 Hervey Bay 48,680 [19]  


52,073 [20]  


Wide Bay–Burnett
11 Gladstone 32,073 [21]  


33,418 [22]  


Central Queensland
12 Maryborough 21,777 [23]  


22,206 [24]  


Wide Bay–Burnett
13 Mount Isa 20,570 [25]  


18,342 [26]  


Gulf Country
14 Gympie 17,285 [27]  


18,267 [28]  


Wide Bay–Burnett
15 BongareeWoorim 17,041 [29]  


18,142 [30]  


South East Queensland Situated on Bribie Island
16 Nambour 16,250 [31]  


18,181 [32]  


South East Queensland
17 Yeppoon 15,141 [33]  


16,350 [34]  


Central Queensland
18 Warwick 13,376 [35]  


13,862 [36]  


Darling Downs
19 Emerald 12,895 [37]  


13,532 [38]  


Central Queensland
20 Dalby 10,861 [39]  


12,005 [40]  


Darling Downs
21 BargaraInnes Park 10,052 [41]  


11,055 [42]  


Wide Bay–Burnett
22 Kingaroy 9,586 [43]  


10,066 [44]  


Wide Bay–Burnett
23 Tannum SandsBoyne Island 9,348 [45]  


9,528 [46]  


Central Queensland
24 Moranbah 8,626 [47]  


8,333 [48]  


Central Queensland
25 Bowen 8,604 [49]  


8,854 [50]  


North Queensland

Regions by populationEdit

Rank Region Population
(2011 census)
Largest city
1 South East Queensland 3,050,000 Brisbane
2 Wide Bay–Burnett 293,455 Bundaberg
3 Far North Queensland 275,058 Cairns
4 Darling Downs 241,537 Toowoomba
5 North Queensland 231,628 Townsville
6 Central Queensland 190,000 Mackay
7 Gulf Country 35,779 Mount Isa
8 South West Queensland 26,489 Roma
9 Central West Queensland 12,256 Longreach

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