Woorim, Queensland

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Woorim
Queensland
Woorim Beach, Queensland.jpg
Woorim Beach
Population 1,765 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4507
Location 51 km (32 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Woorim:
Bribie Island National Park
Bongaree Woorim

Woorim is a suburb of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia on the eastern, or ocean, side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. At the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 1,765 persons, with a median age of 53 years.[1]

Woorim has a beach, a small shopping centre, and parklands adjoining the beach. Woorim is the location of the Bribie Island Research Centre, an aquaculture research facility.[2] The Bribie Island Golf Club, and Bribie Island Surf Lifesaving Club[3] are also located there.

Erosion of the beach at Woorim is an ongoing issue with long term recession trends of the shoreline observed. In September 2007 Caboolture Shire Council published a Shoreline Erosion Management Plan in response.[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Woorim is 1,765, 52.4% female and 47.6% male.[1] The median/average age of the Woorim population is 55 years of age, 18 years above the Australian average. 70.5% of people living in Woorim were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.3%, New Zealand 4.5%, Bhutan 1.1%, Netherlands 1.1%, Scotland 0.7%. 86.3% of people speak English as their first language 1.5% Nepali, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Afrikaans, 0.2% German.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Woorim (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bribie Island Research Centre Primary industries and fisheries". Queensland Government. 28 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bribie Island Surf Lifesaving Club". Bribie Island Surf Lifesaving Club. 5 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Woorim Beach Shoreline Erosion Management Plan". Caboolture Shire Council. September 2007. 
  5. ^ "Woorim coastline erosion worries community". Noosa News. 6 June 2013. 

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Coordinates: 27°04′04″S 153°12′12″E / 27.0677°S 153.2033°E / -27.0677; 153.2033