Ipswich – Short Statistics

  • Comprises an area of 1090 square kms
  • 30.6.12 estimated population = 177,323, 3.8% of Queensland’s total
  • Population of Ipswich City LGA increased by 5,176 persons between 30.6.11 and 2012
  • 115 different ethnic backgrounds, speaking 84 languages
  • Average annual growth rate 2007 – 2012 = 3.9% compared to 2.3% for the rest of the state
  • 2031 population projection = 435,000
  • Projected population to increase by 5.0% over the 20-year period between 2011 – 2031. In comparison, Queensland is projected to have an average annual growth rate of 1.8 per cent over the same period
  • This increase equates to a shortage of 118,000 dwellings
  • = great shortfall on the horizon if the projected demand is to be met
  • Residential building approvals for the December quarter 2011 was $57.5 million, compared with $1,485.4 million in Queensland 12 months to 30.9.12 = 2,982 residential dwelling sales in the region with a median sale price of $290,000

With this level of growth we can expect significant changes in the area. The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009 – 2031 identifies Ipswich City as a major new urban growth corridor.



Amberley Ipswich Marburg Sadliers Crossing
Augustine Heights Deebing Heights Moores Pocket Silkstone
Barellan Point Dinmore Mount Marrow Springfield
Basin Pocket East Ipswich Muirlea Springfield Lakes
Bellbird Park Eastern Heights New Chum Swanbank
Blacksoil Ebenezer Newtown Tallegalla
Blackstone Ebbw Vale North Booval Thagoona
Booval Flinders View North Ipswich The Bluff
Brassall Gailes North Tivoli Tivoli
Brookwater Goodna One Mile Walloon
Bundamba Grandchester Pine Mountain West Ipswich
Camira Haigslea Raceview Willowbank
Carole Park Ironbark Redbank Woodend
Churchill Jeebropilly Redbank Plains Woolshed
Chuwar Karalee Ripley Wulkuraka
Coalfalls Karrabin Riverview Yamanto
Collingwood Park Leichhardt Rosewood