Banksia Beach, Queensland

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Banksia Beach
Bribie IslandQueensland
Population 5,482 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4507
Location
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Banksia Beach:
White Patch Welsby Woorim
Pumicestone Channel Banksia Beach Woorim
Pumicestone Channel Bellara Woorim

Banksia Beach is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is on Bribie Island, approximately 49 kilometres (30 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital.

The name refers to the plant genus banksia, which grows in the area.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Beachmere is 3,888, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.

The median/average age of the Beachmere population is 44 years of age, 7 years above the Australian average.

74.2% of people living in Banksia Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 8.1%, New Zealand 4.7%, Netherlands 1%, South Africa 0.9%, Germany 0.8%.

92.4% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% Italian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Banksia Beach (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ "Banksia Beach (entry 45491)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°02′S 153°08′E / 27.033°S 153.133°E / -27.033; 153.133