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Brisbane 2016 Census data decoded!

The second round of the 2016 Census data has been released and as promised we have done the number crunching for you!

The Institute's Research Foundation, proudly presented by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), provides an in-depth look at the Census data, offering new insight into the demographic and housing characteristics of the Australian population.

Brisbane’s workforce grew to over 713,000 with most people employed in the health care/social assistance, professional/scientific/technical services or education and training sectors. Most Brisbane locals use a car to get to work followed by public transport.

Details of the Brisbane census data can be found here.

The Redland region experiences a 1.52% increase in its resident population between 2006 and 2016. The biggest employment sectors locally were health care/social assistance, retail trade, and education and training. Capalaba, Cleveland, and Victoria Point are the biggest employment locations.

Details of the Redland census data can be found here.

The Institute’s Research Foundation, with the CSQ, fills the critical gap in research available through the delivery of both industry as well as consumer insight and analysis. We have recruited experts in economics to provide a comprehensive look at the data that is most vital to the development industry.

For more information please email Martin Zaltron, Manager of Policy at