Fairfield, Queensland

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Fairfield
BrisbaneQueensland
Coordinates 27°30′23″S 153°01′29″E / 27.5065°S 153.0247°E / -27.5065; 153.0247Coordinates: 27°30′23″S 153°01′29″E / 27.5065°S 153.0247°E / -27.5065; 153.0247
Population 2,554 (30 June 2011)[1]
 • Density 2,130/km2 (5,510/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4103
Area 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location 5 km (3 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane,
Tennyson Ward
State electorate(s) Yeerongpilly
Federal Division(s) Moreton
Suburbs around Fairfield:
St Lucia Dutton Park Woolloongabba
Yeronga Fairfield Annerley
Yeronga Yeronga Annerley

Fairfield is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the Brisbane CBD on the Brisbane River. The suburb is mainly residential with house and unit accommodation.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Fairfield is 2,554, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.

The median/average age of the Fairfield population is 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian average.

69.2% of people living in Fairfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.2%, New Zealand 3.1%, Malaysia 1.5%, China 1.2%, Vietnam 1.2%.

77.3% of people speak English as their first language 2.4% Mandarin, 2% Greek, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.7% Spanish, 0.9% German.

Geography[edit]

Fairfield is bounded to the north by the South Brisbane Cemetery, to the east by the railway line to Beenleigh, to the south by Venner Road and to the west by the Brisbane River.

Transport[edit]

There is a Fairfield train station on the line to Beenleigh. The main bus service is the 196, which runs every 15 minutes during the day and commences at Fairfield Gardens. During the morning peak the 107 and 108 bus services are also available.

Attractions[edit]

Fairfield has a Skate Park that caters for young people in the suburb.

Fairfield is home to both Casa Del Cheese and The Hack Shack.

Fairfield has its own shopping centre, Fairfield Gardens. The main shop in the center is a Coles supermarket.

The suburb borders the Brisbane River and has many parks.

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