Gaythorne is a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located seven kilometres north-west of the Brisbane central business district. Gaythorne is situated on the slopes of Enoggera Hill. It shares some streets with the neighbouring suburb of Mitchelton. In the late 1990s it was split from Enoggera, a much larger suburb and a suburb it still shares its postcode with. It is a leafy, residential suburb with the dominant architectural style being “Queenslander” architecture. It adjoins the Enoggera Barracks and many of its streets are named after World War I sites.
Public transport facilities include Gaythorne Railway Station on the Ferny Grove – City line.
In the 2011 census, Gaythorne recorded a population of 2,655 people, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.
The median age of the Gaythorne population was 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian median.
80.2% of people living in Gaythorne were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 2.4%, New Zealand 2.2%, India 1.5%, Nepal 0.6%, Philippines 0.5%.
88.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1% Cantonese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Punjabi, 0.6% Nepali.
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- “Enoggera Ward”. Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
- “Closed Churches”. Anglican Records and Archives Centre, Anglican Church of Southern Queensland. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
Media related to Gaythorne, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Gaythorne
- “Gaythorne”. BRISbites. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008.
- “Gaythorne”. Our Brisbane. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 22 February 2008.