Estimated Resident Population is currently 363,301 (30 June 2022), with the projected population to exceed 500,000 by 2036. Logan and neighbouring Ipswich are predicted to grow more (by percentage) than any other council region in SEQ in the next 20 years. Two of Queensland’s Priority Development Areas (Greater Flagstone and Yarrabilba) will be home to 170,000 people in the next 20 to 30 years – slightly less than half of the city’s total growth.
The City of Logan is a growing residential area, with substantial rural, rural-residential, commercial and industrial areas. Logan encompasses a total land area of about 957 square kilometres. Rural areas are located mainly in the southern, western and eastern edges of the city.
Gross Regional Product
Logan City’s Gross Regional Product (GRP) was $15.023b as of the 30th June 2022. GRP has risen 18.66% since 2017.
There were 120,268 jobs located in the City of Logan in the year ending June 2022. This is an increase of 5.79% from the end of June 2021, and an increase of 14.1% since 2017.
Logan has a labour force of around 183,000 and access to a regional catchment of over 3 million.
An analysis of the output by industry sectors in the City of Logan in 2021/22 shows the four largest industries were:
- Construction ($5.90 billion or 22.5%)
- Manufacturing ($3.68 billion or 14%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance ($2.19 billion or 8.3%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.88 billion or 7.2%)
In combination, these four industries accounted for $13.65 billion in total or 52% of the total output by total industry in Logan.
Emerging industries include Retail Trade (+266.4 million over 5 years), Wholesale Trade (+182 million over 5 years), Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+87.9 million over 5 years), and Education and Training (+8.2 million over 5 years).