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Statistics for children and young people

Age structure and distribution

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2019 Regional population by age and sex data:

View an interactive map showing key statistics about children and young people on the Gold Coast.

Key statistics

These key statistics from the ABS 2016 Census of Population and Housing relate to children (0 to 9 years) and young people (aged 10 to 24 years) in Gold Coast City.

In 2016, the Census recorded 172,262 persons aged 0 to 24 years living in Gold Coast City, representing 31 per cent of the total population.

Country of birth



Indigenous status

Labour force, occupation and industry of employment

Level of post school education

Voluntary work

Further information

The ABS will conduct the next Census in August 2021.

If you require further information, please contact us on 07 5581 6208 or email

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