Sumner, Queensland

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Population539 (2011 census)[1]
Location15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
State electorate(s)Mount Ommaney
Federal Division(s)Ryan
Suburbs around Sumner:
Middle Park Jamboree Heights Seventeen Mile Rocks
Riverhills Sumner Darra
Wacol Wacol Darra

Sumner is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south-west of the CBD.

Sumner is split between residential and industry, with a large industrial estate Sumner Park.

Sumner was developed as part of the Hooker Centenary Project in 1959.[2] It and the surrounding suburbs such as Jindalee are known as the Centenary Suburbs.


In the 2011 census the population of Sumner was 539, 48.4% female and 51.6% male.

The median age of the Sumner population was 29 years, 8 years below the Australian median.

61.6% of people living in Sumner were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.4%, England 4.4%, Sri Lanka 3.5%, India 2.8%, South Africa 2%.

75.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 2.6% Vietnamese, 2% Sinhalese, 1.8% Punjabi, 1.8% Arabic, 1.1% Maori (Cook Island).


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sumner (Brisbane City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 February 2008. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ “Town To Be Built”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 November 1961. Retrieved 25 November 2017.

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Coordinates: 27°34′S 152°56′E / 27.567°S 152.933°E / -27.567; 152.933