Bokarina, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Bokarina is located in Queensland
Coordinates 26°44′13″S 153°07′52″E / 26.73694°S 153.13111°E / -26.73694; 153.13111Coordinates: 26°44′13″S 153°07′52″E / 26.73694°S 153.13111°E / -26.73694; 153.13111
Population 1,235 (2011 census)[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 Waters 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, Bokarina recorded a population of 1,235 people, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.

The median age of the Bokarina population was 38 years, 1 year above the national median of 37.

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 spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% German, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Punjabi.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bokarina (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Bokarina (entry 47166)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Agency ID10610, 25 April 2014". Queensland State Archives. 

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