The first round of results from the 2021 ABS Census of Population and Housing is progressively being uploaded to council’s demographic tools over July and August 2022.
The second round of results are anticipated to be released in mid-October 2022. For details of when and what will be released, please see the ABS 2021 Census data release timeline.
The Census Update 2021 provides a one page summary of the key 2021 Census statistics for the Sunshine Coast
Housing Benchmark Reports
The Sunshine Coast Housing Benchmarks provide a ‘point in time’ snapshot of housing provision within the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area every five years, in line with Census releases
Living on the Sunshine Coast Survey
A five-year survey is in progress to explore Sunshine Coast residents’ perceptions of liveability in their local area. The second year of results have now been released
The Community Profile website includes the ABS census results for the Sunshine Coast from the 5 year censuses from 2021 back to 1991.
Projected population and dwellings
The projected population and dwellings summary provides the demographic changes projected to occur between 2016 and 2041
Population growth infographic
The Population Growth fast facts infographic provides a two page summary of the growth in population and dwellings on the Sunshine Coast experienced between 2011 and 2021.
The Sunshine Coast Council area economic profile presents economic information that describes the area's economy
Development indicators report
The development indicators report presents a unique picture of development activity on the Sunshine Coast
Web mapping Sunshine Coast
Council's MyMaps website provides quick and easy access to the region's digital geographic data in the form of maps and associated information