Yugar, Queensland

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Yugar is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°20′41″S 152°52′10″E / 27.3447°S 152.8694°E / -27.3447; 152.8694Coordinates: 27°20′41″S 152°52′10″E / 27.3447°S 152.8694°E / -27.3447; 152.8694
Population385 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density78.6/km2 (203.5/sq mi)
Area4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Yugar:
Closeburn Closeburn Closeburn
Cedar Creek Yugar Draper
Samford Valley Samford Valley Samford Valley

Yugar is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Yugar had a population of 385 people.[1]


Yugar is in South East Queensland 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Brisbane.


The locality takes its name from the Yugar railway station, which in turn was named on 12 January 1917 by the Queensland Railways Department, using a Yuggera language (Yugarabul dialect) word yugai referring to a type of fern.[2]

In the 2011 census, Yugar had a population of 395 people.[3]


In the 2011 census, Yugar recorded a population of 395 people, 47.1% female and 52.9% male.[3] The median age of the Yugar population was 43 years, 6 years above the national median of 37. 77.2% of people living in Yugar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.6%, New Zealand 5.1%, Thailand 1%, Malawi 1%, Kenya 1%. 92.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.3% Mandarin.[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Yugar (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Yugar - locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45480)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Yugar (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. Edit this at Wikidata