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Bongaree, Queensland

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Population  6,524 (2011 census)
State electorate(s)  Pumicestone
Postal code  4507
Lga  Moreton Bay Region
Postcode(s)  4507
Bongaree  Woorim
Federal division  Division of Longman
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Location  51 km (32 mi) from Brisbane GPO

Bongaree is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located on the western side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pumicestone Passage. In the 2006 census, the suburb recorded a population of 6,524 people, with a median age of 62 years.

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Map of Bongaree QLD 4507, Australia

History

The suburb is named after the Aboriginal explorer Bungaree.

Demographics

In the 2006 census, Bongaree recorded a population of 6,524 people, 53.4% female and 46.6% male.

The median age of the Bongaree population was 62 years, 25 years above the national median of 37. Children under 15 years made up 9.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 44.8% of the population.

74% of people living in Bongaree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.1%, New Zealand 4.1%, Scotland 1%, Netherlands 0.9%, Germany 0.6%.

90.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Thai.

Schools

Bribie Island State School, and Bribie Island State High School, are both located on First Avenue in Bongaree.

References

Bongaree, Queensland Wikipedia


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