Bells Creek, Queensland

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Bells Creek
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Coordinates 26°49′01″S 153°04′01″E / 26.817°S 153.067°E / -26.817; 153.067Coordinates: 26°49′01″S 153°04′01″E / 26.817°S 153.067°E / -26.817; 153.067
Population 317 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 10.93/km2 (28.3/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 29 km2 (11.2 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Caloundra
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Bells Creek:
Glenview Meridan Plains Little Mountain
Beerwah State Forest Bells Creek Caloundra West
Beerwah Coochin Creek Pelican Waters

Bells Creek is a mostly rural locality of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is located 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of Caloundra along the eastern side of the Bruce Highway. The majority of the locality's area is part of the Beerburrum State Forest.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Bells Creek is 317, 52.1% female and 47.9% male.

The median/average age of the Bells Creek population is 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian average.

79.6% of people living in Bells Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.8%, England 3.5%, Scotland 1.9%, Samoa 1.9%, United States of America 1.6%.

89.8% of people speak English as their first language 1.9% Arabic, 1.3% Afrikaans.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bells Creek (Caloundra City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011.