REVEALED: This GC suburb has the largest population growth in Qld!

The northern Gold Coast seems to be booming, with three coast suburbs revealed as having the largest population increases in Queensland.

According to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Gold Coast suburb of Pimpama has seen the largest increase in population out of all of Queensland.

The statistics show almost 3000 people moved to Pimpama between June 2016 and June 2017.


The suburb was also the fastest growing in the state.

Large growth also occurred in Coomera, with the suburb coming in at fourth on the list, whilst Upper Coomera was ranked eighth.

Suburbs with the largest growth:

  1. Pimpama
  2. Jimboomba
  3. North Lakes – Mango Hill
  4. Coomera
  5. Springfield Lakes
  6. Murrumba Downs – Griffin
  7. Caloundra – West
  8. Upper Coomera – Willowvale
  9. Newstead – Bowen Hills
  10. Deeragun

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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