Sumner is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south-west of the CBD.
Sumner is split between residential and industry, with a large industrial estate Sumner Park.
Sumner was developed as part of the Hooker Centenary Project in 1959. It and the surrounding suburbs such as Jindalee are known as the Centenary Suburbs.
In the 2011 census the population of Sumner was 539, 48.4% female and 51.6% male.
The median age of the Sumner population was 29 years, 8 years below the Australian median.
61.6% of people living in Sumner were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.4%, England 4.4%, Sri Lanka 3.5%, India 2.8%, South Africa 2%.
75.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 2.6% Vietnamese, 2% Sinhalese, 1.8% Punjabi, 1.8% Arabic, 1.1% Maori (Cook Island).
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). “Sumner (Brisbane City) (State Suburb)”. 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 February 2008.
- “Town To Be Built”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 November 1961. Retrieved 25 November 2017.