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Contents: Statistical Areas of Significant Urban Area

The population of the statistical areas (level 2) in Sunshine Coast agglomeration according to official estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, religion, country of birth, nationality, language, ethnic group).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
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1996-06-30
Population
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2001-06-30
Population
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2006-06-30
Population
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2011-06-30
Population
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2016-06-30
Population
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2020-06-30
Aroona - CurrimundiStatistical Area3,3526,4828,9279,9299,98810,28110,510
Bli BliStatistical Area3,6474,6625,6326,2896,8908,51010,552
Buddina - MinyamaStatistical Area5,4975,5616,0966,4636,4316,7196,896
Buderim - NorthStatistical Area8,61712,13213,99415,15615,85917,08518,196
Buderim - SouthStatistical Area4,3639,10311,12013,68814,91016,79417,606
Caloundra - Kings BeachStatistical Area4,5255,0715,2205,7766,3656,8857,010
Caloundra - WestStatistical Area2,5943,6115,47310,02215,55720,81527,992
Coolum BeachStatistical Area6,1347,92910,78012,36013,72914,99216,454
Diddillibah - RosemountStatistical Area2,4872,9313,0323,3143,4473,8764,262
Eumundi - YandinaStatistical Area5,7037,4097,7018,8039,71810,76812,034
Golden Beach - Pelican WatersStatistical Area4,4305,0646,4099,04410,61312,19813,516
Marcoola - MudjimbaStatistical Area3,6885,9126,8499,41210,63511,31412,146
Maroochydore - KuluinStatistical Area12,64414,51514,91916,37317,39419,98721,441
Moffat Beach - Battery HillStatistical Area6,6997,1987,5397,8028,0718,1128,223
Mooloolaba - Alexandra HeadlandStatistical Area8,6729,42410,52511,08111,62212,16812,383
Mountain CreekStatistical Area2,2493,2525,0876,3367,24511,68913,619
NambourStatistical Area12,99813,92415,36116,50218,66520,38021,591
Noosa HeadsStatistical Area2,9383,7583,7853,8164,2214,7544,940
Noosa HinterlandStatistical Area9,98813,59716,12419,34821,15122,44424,287
NoosavilleStatistical Area3,6234,8226,6567,3538,0649,0739,533
PalmwoodsStatistical Area5,7817,2908,0629,66110,46910,83811,359
Parrearra - WaranaStatistical Area5,1305,8695,7728,3999,4079,80410,377
Peregian Beach - Marcus BeachStatistical Area......3,4143,5853,9593,8743,955
Peregian SpringsStatistical Area......1111,6624,0367,48910,536
Sippy DownsStatistical Area2691,0903,2567,0279,39710,63211,424
Sunshine BeachStatistical Area3,6285,0956,3936,7246,6976,8157,186
TewantinStatistical Area4,9137,7419,42910,25210,35810,57810,586
Wurtulla - BirtinyaStatistical Area4,3875,2765,5515,5266,1078,0319,729
Sunshine CoastSignificant Urban Area140,950182,194213,217251,703281,005316,905348,343

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: All areas according to the definition of 2016. Population estimates for 2020 are preliminary.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males164,726
Females176,343
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-14 years60,768
15-64 years208,313
65+ years71,988
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years38,042
10-19 years44,135
20-29 years35,665
30-39 years38,201
40-49 years45,483
50-59 years45,541
60-69 years42,740
70-79 years33,038
80+ years18,224
Religion (C 2016)
Christian166,172
Muslim606
Buddhist3,706
Hindu1,154
Jew294
Other religion / belief1,321
Secular / no religion106,425
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia225,916
New Zealand14,107
United Kingdom22,352
Chinese Asia939
South Asia1,917
South-East Asia3,110
Other country19,753
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia263,613
Other nationality24,233
Language (C 2016)
English273,417
Indigenous language50
Other language16,112
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous5,716
Non-Indigenous284,340