Taigum, Queensland

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Taigum is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°20′34″S 153°02′47″E / 27.34278°S 153.04639°E / -27.34278; 153.04639Coordinates: 27°20′34″S 153°02′47″E / 27.34278°S 153.04639°E / -27.34278; 153.04639
Population6,495 (2016 census)[1]
Location13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Deagon Ward)[2]
State electorate(s)Sandgate
Federal Division(s)Lilley
Suburbs around Taigum:
Fitzgibbon Bracken Ridge Deagon
Carseldine Taigum Boondall
Zillmere Geebung Virginia

Taigum is a northern suburb of the City of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia.[3] It is about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north of the CBD. The suburb contains a Centro shopping centre, which opened in 1982.[4]


In the 2011 census, the population of Taigum was 5,619, 53.7% female and 46.3% male.[5]

The median age of the Taigum population was 39 years, 2 years above the Australian median.[5]

65.9% of people living in Taigum were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.2%, Philippines 3.8%, England 3.7%, India 3.2%, Fiji 1.2%.[5]

78.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.1% Tagalog, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.2% Filipino, 1.1% Hindi, 1.1% Italian.[5]

Over 38% of households in this area were couples with children, 40% were of couples without children and 18% were single parent households. Over 61% of residential developments were houses and another 25% were townhouses.[5]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Taigum (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Deagon Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Taigum (entry 41705)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  4. ^ Taigum Square - Federation Centres, retrieved 10 December 2014
  5. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Taigum". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 December 2014. Edit this at Wikidata

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