In 2020, the Fraser Coast region has a residential population of over 110 000 with projections of population growth to exceed over 147 000 by 2036 at an annual growth rate of 2.77%. The Fraser Coast community is represented by 51% females and 49% males, respectively. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Residents account for 4.2% of the population. The largest age group sector based on 2017 census data was those aged 55-74 years old making up 31% of residents. Based on the regional data, the Fraser Coast population makes up over 56% of the working demographic, those aged between 15-64 years of age