• State

  • Region Size

    26100.94 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

  • Region is known for

    Rum, ginger beer and the Great Barrier Reef
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Bundaberg

Discover Bundaberg

Experience Bundaberg, a bustling provincial capital located 360km north of Brisbane. With its sub-tropical climate and population of 100,000, the city and its beautiful heritage buildings sit along the picturesque Burnett River. Here you’ll have the best of everything – a growing city with a relaxed lifestyle, access to stunning nature, and affordable living. Join the welcoming community and embrace the opportunities this vibrant region has to offer.


People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Bundaberg by understanding the people who live there.

  • 110,262

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 47

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 63,788

    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)

  • 5,666

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 13,972

    Persons born overseas (no.)

Bundaberg Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Bundaberg form an important part of the community.

  • 8,757

    Total number of businesses


A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Bundaberg to assist in your decision-making.

  • 83,423

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 591

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 8,757

    Total number of businesses


Discover the household make-up of those already living in Bundaberg to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 46,328

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.4

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 737

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 1,300

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 280

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


Have confidence that Bundaberg has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 10

    Number of Hospitals

  • 4

    Number of Airports

  • 1

    Number of Universities

Moving to Bundaberg


Nature on your doorstep

If you’re a nature lover you’ll relish Bundaberg’s proximity to stunning national parks and nature areas. Experience Mon Repos Conservation Park, famous for its sea turtle nesting grounds. A short 10-minute drive brings you to the beautiful Coral Coast, the seaside enclave of Bargara and the first point of entry to the Southern Great Barrier Reef and a popular destination for swimming, surfing, and relaxing by the ocean. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Queensland, all within reach from Bundaberg.

Living in Bundaberg


Career options

Bundaberg’s fertile soil and favourable climate have made it a hub for agricultural production. You’ll discover everything from sugarcane farming to the production of citrus fruits, macadamia nuts, sweet potatoes, vegetables and processing facilities for sugar, fruit juices, soft drinks, dairy products, and seafood. Manufacturing is diverse, encompassing engineering, metal fabrication, plastics, packaging, and construction materials. Tourism and hospitality thrive here, and Bundaberg is also a hub for education, with schools, TAFE colleges, and a Central Queensland University campus, providing educational opportunities and boosting the local economy. The healthcare sector is significant, with hospitals and medical centres meeting the region’s healthcare needs while offering employment opportunities to the community.

Best Towns to Live in Bundaberg


For much less

Affordable housing is within your reach in Bundaberg. The region’s housing market offers practical options with average prices ranging from $200,000 to $400,000. Enjoy the benefits of a lower cost of living without sacrificing quality. Bundaberg provides a safe and peaceful community, where you can enjoy a thriving cafe culture, shopping at Hinkler Central, and bask in pleasant year-round weather. It’s no secret that people are drawn to the area’s beauty and cost of living. You can take pride in knowing your town is consistently a desirable place to live.

Towns of Bundaberg

Explore vibrant Bundaberg City, coastal Bargara, historic Childers, rural Gin Gin, and serene Moore Park Beach and discover each town has its unique charm and lifestyle.

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