Queensland

Tyler Mobley

What it's about

This brochure will tell about Queenslands climate, population, animals and weather.

Climate

Queensland climate: Queensland recorded the second largest annual rainfall anomaly of any State or Territory at 8.2 per cent above average (623.4 mm). However, not all areas recorded above average falls, with some areas, mainly in the southeast and far northeast, experiencing below-average rainfall. Significant weather events included one tropical cyclone in February

Animals

Facts

Population

Queensland's population reached 4.56 million in June last year, with an extra 86,000 people moving to the sunshine state since June 2011.

It was the second-fastest population growth rate of any state or territory, at 1.9%, surpassed only by booming Western Australia at 3.3%.

language

Queensland's language statistics show the proportion of the population who speak a language at home other than English. They indicate how culturally diverse a population is and the degree to which different ethnic groups and nationalities are retaining their language.