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A proven diverse community brought together by the passion for the wonderful lifestyle of the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast population profile

The Gold Coast City Community Profile enables you to examine the population characteristics of your community, understand how they have changed over time and how they compare to other areas.

The profile presents data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census of Population and Housing in 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 for the Gold Coast City local government area, and for smaller areas within it (e.g. suburbs). This data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary covering a wide range of Census questions.

You can also generate PDF reports (with maps, tables and charts) on the City of Gold Coast and smaller areas within the city. These reports contain Census demographic information including age and gender profiles, multicultural diversity, housing and tenure types, incomes and workforce, education, employment and family composition for the selected area. The community profile will also allow you to compare results for your selected area to the City of Gold Coast, South East Queensland, Queensland and Australia. Community Profile reports for 2011 Census information are available for download under the Supporting Information sidebar heading on the website.

The profile answers the majority of frequently asked socio-demographic questions and helps the general public, students, community groups, organisations, business, investors, and the City of Gold Coast become more informed about the community.

Community Profile

Find the link to the id.Community Profiles page below.

Gold Coast City Community Atlas -

The Gold Coast City Community Atlas presents key socio-demographic characteristics for the area in a series of interactive maps. Based on data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing (Australian Bureau of Statistics), each map is prepared using the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.

A range of maps are available, including maps on population, ethnicity, education, household type, labour force, how people travel to work, housing tenure and cost, and computer use.

Social Atlas

Find the link to the Gold Coast City Community Atlas below.

Fact sheets and social research reports

These City of Gold Coast fact sheets provide resident population estimates, growth rates, and population density for small areas within the city.

Find the link to the Gold Coast population fact sheets below.

For a range of reports addressing city-wide analysis of various topics including population, social infrastructure, housing, disabilities, older and younger people, refer to the Social Research Reports located below.

Further information

Safe and Liveable Communities Branch
City of Gold Coast
Phone: 07 5581 6208
Fax: 07 5581 5203

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