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 Source
1 Brisbane 2,065,996 [1] South East Queensland Third-largest city in Australia, after Sydney and Melbourne
2 Gold CoastTweed Heads (Gold Coast part) 478,107 [2] South East Queensland Includes part of New South Wales
3 Sunshine Coast 209,263 [3] South East Queensland
4 Townsville 157,748 [4] North Queensland Includes Thuringowa
5 Cairns 133,893 [5] Far North Queensland
6 Toowoomba 131,257 [6] Darling Downs Second–largest inland city in Australia, after Canberra
7 Mackay 74,219 [7] Central Queensland
8 Rockhampton 61,724 [8] Central Queensland Australia's Beef capital.
9 Bundaberg 49,750 [9] Wide Bay–Burnett
10 Hervey Bay 48,680 [10] Wide Bay–Burnett
11 Gladstone 32,073 [11] Central Queensland
12 Maryborough 21,777 [12] Wide Bay–Burnett
13 Mount Isa 20,570 [13] Gulf Country
14 Gympie 17,285 [14] Wide Bay–Burnett
15 BongareeWoorim 17,041 [15] South East Queensland Situated on Bribie Island
16 Nambour 16,250 [16] South East Queensland
17 Yeppoon 15,141 [17] Central Queensland
18 Warwick 13,376 [18] Darling Downs
19 Emerald 12,895 [19] Central Queensland
20 Dalby 10,861 [20] Darling Downs
21 BargaraInnes Park 10,052 [21] Wide Bay–Burnett
22 Kingaroy 9,586 [22] Wide Bay–Burnett
23 Tannum SandsBoyne Island 9,348 [23] Central Queensland
24 Moranbah 8,626 [24] Central Queensland
25 Bowen 8,604 [25] North Queensland

Regions by population[edit]

Rank Region Population 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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