Berrinba, Queensland

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Berrinba
Logan CityQueensland
Population 1,382 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4117
Location 24 km (15 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s)
State electorate(s) Stretton
Federal Division(s) Moreton, Rankin
Suburbs around Berrinba:
Drewvale Karawatha Logan Central
Browns Plains Berrinba Kingston
Heritage Park Crestmead Marsden

Berrinba is a suburb in Logan City, Queensland, Australia.[2] Berringa was once also within the City of Brisbane but that part of the suburb has been renamed Karawatha.[3]

History[edit]

The naming of the suburb Berrinba is originated from an Aboriginal word meaning to indicate towards the south for example to the left of a speaker with the sunrise behind him/her.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Berrinba is 1,382, 51.7% female and 48.3% male.[1]

The median/average age of the Berrinba population is 30 years of age, 7 years below the Australian average.[1]

59.6% of people living in Berrinba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 6.5%, England 2.7%, India 2%, South Africa 1.8%, Fiji 1.7%.[1]

67.5% of people speak English as their first language 3% Mandarin, 2.2% Cantonese, 2.2% Hindi, 2.2% Arabic, 2.2% Samoan.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Berrinba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Berrinba (entry 46568)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Karawatha (entry 47000)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°39′S 153°05′E / 27.650°S 153.083°E / -27.650; 153.083