Woorim, Queensland

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Woorim Beach
Population1,829 (2016 census)[1]
Location51 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. In the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 1,765 persons, with a median age of 53 years.[2]

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.[3] 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]


In the 2011 census, Woorim recorded a population of 1,765 people, 52.4% female and 47.6% male.[2] The median age of the Woorim population was 55 years, 18 years above the national median of 37. 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 spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.5% Nepali, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Afrikaans, 0.2% German.[2]

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Woorim (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Woorim (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Bribie Island Research Centre Primary industries and fisheries". Queensland Government. 28 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Woorim Beach Shoreline Erosion Management Plan" (PDF). 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