Heathwood, Queensland

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Heathwood
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 1,820 (2011)
Established 1975
Postcode(s) 4110
Location 21 km (13 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Brisbane
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Algester
Federal Division(s) Division of Oxley
Suburbs around Heathwood:
Forest Lake Pallara Larapinta
Forest Lake Heathwood Larapinta
Greenbank Greenbank Forestdale

Heathwood is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 21 kilometres (13 mi) south of the Brisbane central business district. The suburb was declared a suburb in 1975.[1]

Heathwood was named after an early settler in the district.[citation needed] The western boundary of Heathwood is marked by Oxley Creek.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Heathwood is 1,820, 50.3% female and 49.7% male.

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

54.2% of people living in Heathwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 7.6%, Vietnam 5.5%, England 4.7%, India 3.2%, South Africa 2.5%.

63.3% of people speak English as their first language 9.1% Vietnamese, 3.6% Hindi, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Sinhalese, 1.1% Samoan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mynott, Wicki (2009). 150 years: Richlands, Inala & neighbouring suburbs in Brisbane's South West. Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group. p. 130. 

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Coordinates: 27°38′S 152°59′E / 27.633°S 152.983°E / -27.633; 152.983