Taigum, Queensland facts for kids

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Population: 5,619
Postcode: 4018
Location: 13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane
LGA: City of Brisbane
(Deagon Ward)
State District: Sandgate
Federal Division: Lilley
Suburbs around Taigum:
Fitzgibbon Bracken Ridge Deagon
Carseldine Taigum Boondall
Zillmere Geebung Virginia

Taigum is a northern suburb of the City of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia. It is about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north of the CBD. The suburb contains a Centro shopping centre, which opened in 1982.


In the 2011 census, the population of Taigum was 5,619, 53.7% female and 46.3% male.

The median age of the Taigum population was 39 years, 2 years above the Australian median.

65.9% of people living in Taigum were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.2%, Philippines 3.8%, England 3.7%, India 3.2%, Fiji 1.2%.

78.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.1% Tagalog, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.2% Filipino, 1.1% Hindi, 1.1% Italian.

Over 38% of households in this area were couples with children, 40% were of couples without children and 18% were single parent households. Over 61% of residential developments were houses and another 25% were townhouses.

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