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Sunshine Coast Council area

Population

The Estimated Resident Population of Sunshine Coast Council area was 319,922 as of the 30th June 2018.

The Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official population of the area. It is updated annually by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and reassessed every Census. The chart and table show last 10 years ERP for RDA Sunshine Coast Region, the state and Australia, with percentage comparisons. A growing population can indicate a growing economy, but this is not necessarily the case and depends on the residential role and function of the area.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2009, Australia: 2.1% 2010, Australia: 1.6% 2011, Australia: 1.4% 2012, Australia: 1.8% 2013, Australia: 1.8% 2014, Australia: 1.5% 2015, Australia: 1.5% 2016, Australia: 1.4% 2017, Australia: 1.7% 2018, Australia: 1.6% 2009, Queensland: 2.6% 2010, Queensland: 1.8% 2011, Queensland: 1.6% 2012, Queensland: 2.1% 2013, Queensland: 1.9% 2014, Queensland: 1.5% 2015, Queensland: 1.3% 2016, Queensland: 1.3% 2017, Queensland: 1.7% 2018, Queensland: 1.7% 2009, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.9% 2010, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.9% 2011, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.6% 2012, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.9% 2013, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.6% 2014, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.5% 2015, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.4% 2016, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.3% 2017, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.7% 2018, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts
Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2008, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 250,800 2009, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 258,047 2010, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 263,053 2011, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 267,241 2012, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 274,966 2013, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 282,203 2014, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 289,133 2015, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 295,983 2016, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 302,841 2017, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 311,142 2018, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 319,922
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Sunshine Coast Council areaQueenslandAustralia
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percentNumberChange in numberChange in percentNumberChange in numberChange in percent
2018319,922+8,780+2.825,011,216+83,587+1.7024,992,860+391,000+1.59
2017311,142+8,301+2.744,927,629+82,477+1.7024,601,860+410,953+1.70
2016302,841+6,858+2.324,845,152+60,785+1.2724,190,907+340,123+1.43
2015295,983+6,850+2.374,784,367+59,950+1.2723,850,784+346,646+1.47
2014289,133+6,930+2.464,724,417+69,896+1.5023,504,138+358,237+1.55
2013282,203+7,237+2.634,654,521+84,658+1.8523,145,901+403,426+1.77
2012274,966+7,725+2.894,569,863+93,085+2.0822,742,475+402,451+1.80
2011267,241+4,188+1.594,476,778+72,034+1.6422,340,024+308,274+1.40
2010263,053+5,006+1.944,404,744+75,973+1.7622,031,750+340,097+1.57
2009258,047+7,247+2.894,328,771+109,266+2.5921,691,653+442,454+2.08
2008250,800----4,219,505----21,249,199----

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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