Joyner, Queensland

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Joyner
Moreton BayQueensland
Population 2,766 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4500
Location 23 km (14 mi) NNW of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Joyner:
Whiteside Petrie Petrie
Cashmere Joyner Lawnton
Cashmere Warner Bray Park

Joyner is a suburb north of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. Its local government area is the Moreton Bay Region.

Joyner is located east of Lake Samsonvale. The area was originally known as Harrisons Pocket before the modern day adaptation and implementation of the name Joyner. The origin of the name Joyner is from the Joyner family, early inhabitants in the area.[2]

Joyner is home to the bus depot of Thompsons Bus Service which operates bus services mostly in Pine Rivers.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Joyner is 2,766, 48.8% female and 51.2% male.

The median/average age of the Joyner population is 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian average.

78.7% of people living in Joyner were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.1%, England 4.1%, South Africa 2.5%, Ireland 0.4%, Fiji 0.4%.

92% of people speak English as their first language 0.8% Afrikaans, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Samoan, 0.3% Italian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Joyner (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Pine Rivers other historical topics - Samsonvale Run". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 

External links[edit]


2011 census http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/census_services/getproduct/census/2011/quickstat/SSC30828?opendocument&navpos=220