Qld still has second highest population growth rate in Australia

OESR has published a useful information brief on today’s new ABS population data, from which I’ve copied the chart below showing Queensland is still performing reasonably well in population growth terms.

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The ABS media release on the data is worth a read. It notes the baby boomers are starting to turn 65. Undoubtedly the movement of the large baby boomer cohort into old age will have signficant implications for our workforce and industry mix over the coming decades.

 

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