A massive 70.3% of those in the local goverment area are of working age.
- Local government area identified in BCC Brisbane Community Profile for Brisbane as at June 2015
Major Capital Cities
Brisbane is Australia's third largest city and recently earned a spot in the London Financial Times Magazine's Top Ten Asian Cities.
- London Financial Times Magazine.
Leading National Economic Growth
Brisbane's $146 billion economy is predicted to expand to $217 billion by 2031.
- Brisbane marketing Australia's New World City, About Brisbane, 2017.
Retail Trade to Strengthen
Retail trade in Queensland is forecasted to strengthen and increase on average by 3.6% per annum over the next five years.
- Deloitte Access Economics, July 2012.
Queen Street Mall Visits
There are close to 700,000 people that currently visit the Queen Street mall on a monthly basis.
- Brisbane City Council Malls Management, Traffic Counters 2017.
High Retail Sales
The brisbane CBD attracts circa $1.35 billion n retail sales.
- Foresight Partners, Brisbane CBD Retailing Business Development Strategy, March 2009.
22.5 million passengers passed through the Brisbane airport which is only 20 minutes from the CBD, in the 2015 / 2016 financial year¹
50+ hotels located in CBD ranging from budget to boutique five-star²
Almost 116,000 businesses located in the Business LGA area in 2015³
Brisbane is a host to major cultural events & activities
CBD attracts circa $1.35 billion in retail sales with the Queen Street precinct
$146 billion economy predicted to expand to $217 billion by 2031⁶
Home to 3 world-class universities (5) with 20% of the population holding a university degree⁷
Close to 700,000 people visit the Queen Street Mall on a monthly basis⁴
7,394 bus & 536 train services to and from the Brisbane metropolitan area and through Central Station per day²
Brisbane is the third most populous city in Australia⁶
A population of 2.3 million people and forecast to grow to 3 million by 2031⁷
Brisbane's local government area employs 837,500 people³
Brisbane enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine per year⁶
Brisbane has major infrastructure assets including a world-class international airport, a busy international port, a comprehensive road and rail network, vibrant entertainment and sporting venues and an exceptional range of accommodation options