Southern Queensland Country

  • State

  • Region Size

    87960.56 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

  • Region is known for

    Rich rural landscapes
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Southern Queensland Country

Discover Southern Queensland Country

Experience true country life in Southern Queensland Country. Combining stunning natural landscapes, distinct seasons, a flourishing wine scene, and farm-to-table culinary experiences, Southern Queensland Country is just a 90-minute drive from Brisbane. The region is spread over a vast expanse of countryside and is blessed with mountain ranges, western plains, lakes and rivers, national parks and more than 120 towns and villages including Toowoomba, the Darling Downs, Lockyer Valley, Southern Downs and Granite Belt.


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

  • 333,035

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 40

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 201,424

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

  • 19,318

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 40,102

    Persons born overseas (no.)

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

  • 34,522

    Total number of businesses


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

  • 256,911

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 688

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 34,522

    Total number of businesses


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

  • 130,241

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.6

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 866

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 1,408

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 280

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


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

  • 31

    Number of Hospitals

  • 13

    Number of Airports

  • 1

    Number of Universities

Moving to Southern Queensland Country


Country moments

Experience the authentic country life with warm hospitality, diverse agricultural landscapes, and a range of nature-based adventures. Explore the breathtaking Main Range National Park, Queen Mary Falls, Girraween National Park, and the Bunya Mountains. Southern Queensland Country showcases its charm through its natural beauty, rich history, local food and wine, and unforgettable country moments.

Living in Southern Queensland Country



This region is a haven for food enthusiasts and wine lovers, boasting an abundance of locally sourced produce and a burgeoning wine scene. From rolling vineyards and boutique wineries to thriving farmers’ markets where local artisans sell everything from olives, lamb, wine, truffles, and locally produced wines. Enjoy paddock-to-plate dining experiences and indulge in farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.

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