- Last updated:
- 21 Mar 2021
The Sunshine Coast has a population of around 350,000 people. One in every five people are born overseas (20% of the population) representing 156 countries, 45 faiths and 96 languages.
Our region welcomes an average of 2,700 new migrants per year. So remember you are not alone as you settle in!
To learn more about the diversity of your local area, visit the resources below.
Information is available for demographic, cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of people living across the State. It profiles these characteristics for all Queensland electoral divisions and local government areas.
This interactive explores the diversity of Australian suburbia via ancestry, age, food, religion and birthplace date. Find out how your suburb ranks against the rest of Australia and which suburbs are the most diverse.
Important things to do after you arrive
This is a helpful check list to help you understand the important things you must do in your first weeks
Shopping and eating out
Find out where you can purchase food you are used to, what to eat and drink
Council services and support
Council provides various services to the public. Find out about pet ownership, waste and recycling and much more