List of places in Queensland by population

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

Urban areas by population[edit]

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


2,054,614 [2] Edit this at Wikidata


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


540,559 [4] Edit this at Wikidata


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


243,377 [6] Edit this at Wikidata


South East Queensland
4 Townsville 157,748 [7] Edit this at Wikidata


168,729 [8] Edit this at Wikidata


North Queensland Includes Thuringowa
5 Cairns 133,893 [9] Edit this at Wikidata


144,730 [10] Edit this at Wikidata


Far North Queensland
6 Toowoomba 96,567 [11] Edit this at Wikidata


100,032 [12] Edit this at Wikidata


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


75,710 [14] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
8 Rockhampton 61,724 [15] Edit this at Wikidata


61,214 [16] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
9 Bundaberg 49,750 [17] Edit this at Wikidata


50,148 [18] Edit this at Wikidata


Wide Bay–Burnett
10 Hervey Bay 48,680 [19] Edit this at Wikidata


52,073 [20] Edit this at Wikidata


Wide Bay–Burnett
11 Gladstone 32,073 [21] Edit this at Wikidata


33,418 [22] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
12 Maryborough 21,777 [23] Edit this at Wikidata


22,206 [24] Edit this at Wikidata


Wide Bay–Burnett
13 Mount Isa 20,570 [25] Edit this at Wikidata


18,342 [26] Edit this at Wikidata


Gulf Country
14 Gympie 17,285 [27] Edit this at Wikidata


18,267 [28] Edit this at Wikidata


Wide Bay–Burnett
15 BongareeWoorim 17,041 [29] Edit this at Wikidata


18,142 [30] Edit this at Wikidata


South East Queensland Situated on Bribie Island
16 Nambour 16,250 [31] Edit this at Wikidata


18,181 [32] Edit this at Wikidata


South East Queensland
17 Yeppoon 15,141 [33] Edit this at Wikidata


16,350 [34] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
18 Warwick 13,376 [35] Edit this at Wikidata


13,862 [36] Edit this at Wikidata


Darling Downs
19 Emerald 12,895 [37] Edit this at Wikidata


13,532 [38] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
20 Dalby 10,861 [39] Edit this at Wikidata


12,005 [40] Edit this at Wikidata


Darling Downs
21 BargaraInnes Park 10,052 [41] Edit this at Wikidata


11,055 [42] Edit this at Wikidata


Wide Bay–Burnett
22 Kingaroy 9,586 [43] Edit this at Wikidata


10,066 [44] Edit this at Wikidata


Wide Bay–Burnett
23 Tannum SandsBoyne Island 9,348 [45] Edit this at Wikidata


9,528 [46] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
24 Moranbah 8,626 [47] Edit this at Wikidata


8,333 [48] Edit this at Wikidata


Central Queensland
25 Bowen 8,604 [49] Edit this at Wikidata


8,854 [50] Edit this at Wikidata


North Queensland

Regions by population[edit]

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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