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Bunya is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 1,916 (2016 census)
 • Density 132.1/km2 (342/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4055
Area 14.5 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Ferny Grove
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Bunya:
Eatons Hill Eatons Hill Albany Creek
Draper Bunya McDowall
Ferny Hills Arana Hills Everton Hills

Bunya is a suburb in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Bunya had a population of 1,916 people.


In the 2011 census, Bunya recorded a population of 1,787 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.

The median age of the Bunya population was 41 years, 4 years above the national median of 37.

81.6% of people living in Bunya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 2%, South Africa 1.3%, Canada 0.6%, Papua New Guinea 0.4%.

93.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Auslan.


Bunyaville Environmental Education Centre is an Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre at Old Northern Road (27°22′26″S 152°58′10″E / 27.3740°S 152.9695°E / -27.3740; 152.9695 (Bunyaville Environmental Education Centre)).

There are no mainstream schools in Bunya. The nearest government primary schools are Patrick Road State School in Ferny Hills to the south and Samford State School in Samford Village to the south-west. The nearest government secondary school is Ferny Grove State High School in Ferny Grove to the south.

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