Bokarina, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Coordinates 26°44′13″S 153°07′52″E / 26.737°S 153.131°E / -26.737; 153.131Coordinates: 26°44′13″S 153°07′52″E / 26.737°S 153.131°E / -26.737; 153.131
Population 1,235 (2011)[1]
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4575
Area 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Kawana
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Bokarina:
Warana Warana Coral Sea
Birtinya Bokarina Coral Sea
Birtinya Wurtulla Coral Sea

Bokarina is a coastal suburb of Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, located within the Kawana urban centre.[2]


Kawana Waters State High School opened 28 January 1986. Bokarina State School opened on 27 January 1987. On 1 January 2006 the two schools was amalgamated to form Kawana - Bokarina State College, which was renamed on 3 March 2006 to become Kawana Waters State College.[3][4]


In the 2011 Census the population of Bokarina is 1,235, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.

The median/average age of the Bokarina population is 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average.

81.8% of people living in Bokarina were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.1%, New Zealand 4.7%, Philippines 0.6%, Scotland 0.5%, Germany 0.5%.

93.9% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% German, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Punjabi.


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