Yugar, Queensland

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Yugar
Queensland
Yugar is located in Queensland
Yugar
Yugar
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)
Postcode(s)4520
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]

Geography[edit]

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

History[edit]

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]

Demographics[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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