Brisbane is named Australia’s most sustainable city. This cosmopolitan city offers a world-class experience in luxury shopping, multi-cultural events, exotic restaurants, and great nightlife. With a population of over 2.27 million according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Brisbane has been described as Australia’s ‘new-world city.
The people of Brisbane, or more affectionately, Brisbanites, are laid-back, relaxed, friendly and are always up for a good time. Over 2 million of the city’s population are employed in the labour force, with only 131, 000 listed as ‘unemployed’ under the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The unemployment rate sat at 6.1%, as of 2011. As a bustling student-dense city, statistics show that over 293 000 youth between 15-19 years old are either studying or working or both.
For the average person in Brisbane, life is good! Brisbane offers strong employment prospects, a great education system, plenty of entertainment for your free time and fantastic weather all year round. As one of Australia’s most liveable cities, Brisbane has plenty to offer residents and visitors alike.