Gaythorne, Queensland

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Population 2,655 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4051
Location 9 km (6 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Everton, Ashgrove
Federal Division(s) Ryan
Suburbs around Gaythorne:
Everton Park
Mitchelton Gaythorne Enoggera
St Johns Wood Enoggera

Gaythorne is a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located seven kilometres north-west of the Brisbane central business district. Gaythorne is situated on the slopes of Enoggera Hill. It shares some streets with the neighbouring suburb of Mitchelton. In the late 1990s it was split from Enoggera, a much larger suburb and a suburb it still shares its postcode with. It is a leafy, residential suburb with the dominant architectural style being "Queenslander" architecture. It adjoins the Enoggera Barracks and many of its streets are named after World War I sites.

Public transport facilities includes Gaythorne Railway Station on the Ferny Grove - City line.


In the 2011 Census the population of Gaythorne is 2,655, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.

The median/average age of the Gaythorne population is 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian average.

80.2% of people living in Gaythorne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.4%, New Zealand 2.2%, India 1.5%, Nepal 0.6%, Philippines 0.5%.

88.2% of people speak English as their first language 1% Cantonese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Punjabi, 0.6% Nepali.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Gaythorne (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 27°25′05″S 152°58′59″E / 27.418°S 152.983°E / -27.418; 152.983