Bribie Island, Queensland
|Population||6,947 (2016 census)|
|Location||51 km (32 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
Bongaree is a suburb of Bribie Island in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located on the western side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pumicestone Passage. In the 2006 census, the suburb recorded a population of 6,524 people, with a median age of 62 years.
The Bribie Island library opened at Bongaree in 1976 with a major refurbishment in 2016.
In the 2006 census, Bongaree recorded a population of 6,524 people, 53.4% female and 46.6% male.
The median age of the Bongaree population was 62 years, 25 years above the national median of 37. Children under 15 years made up 9.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 44.8% of the population.
74% of people living in Bongaree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.1%, New Zealand 4.1%, Scotland 1%, Netherlands 0.9%, Germany 0.6%.
90.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Thai.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bongaree (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
- "Bongaree (entry 45493)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bongaree (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
- "Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletin 2016-17". Public Libraries Connect. November 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
- Bribie Island State School Website
- Bribie Island State High School Website
- "Bribie Island Library". Public Libraries Connect.
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