Bongaree, Queensland facts for kids
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Bribie Island, Queensland
Bongaree Jetty looking north, 2006
|Population||6,947 (2016 census)|
|• Density||847/km2 (2,190/sq mi)|
|Area||8.2 km2 (3.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
Bongaree is a suburb of Bribie Island in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located on the western side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pumicestone Passage. In the 2016 census Bongaree has a population of 6,947 people.
In the 2006 census, Bongaree recorded a population of 6,524 people, 53.4% female and 46.6% male.
The median age of the Bongaree population was 62 years, 25 years above the national median of 37. Children under 15 years made up 9.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 44.8% of the population.
74% of people living in Bongaree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.1%, New Zealand 4.1%, Scotland 1%, Netherlands 0.9%, Germany 0.6%.
90.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Thai.
Bribie Island State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 31-63 First Avenue (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 647 students with 43 teachers (39 full-time equivalent) and 30 non-teaching staff (22 full-time equivalent). It includes a
Bribie Island State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at 65-101 First Avenue (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,189 students with 97 teachers (93 full-time equivalent) and 39 non-teaching staff (34 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.
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