Holland Park, Queensland

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Holland Park
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 7,849 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 2,380/km2 (6,160/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4121
Area 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Greenslopes
Federal Division(s) Bonner, Griffith
Suburbs around Holland Park:
Greenslopes Coorparoo Camp Hill
Holland Park West Holland Park Mount Gravatt East
Mount Gravatt Mount Gravatt East Mount Gravatt East

Holland Park is a suburb of Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, Australia, that is situated approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the Brisbane central business district. Holland Park is an older suburb made of largely post-World War II wooden homes. In fact over 89% of dwellings are houses. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 7,849.[1]

Logan Road, one of Brisbane's first major roads, bisects this slightly hilly suburb. Trams operated by the Brisbane City Council operated along Logan Road until 13 April 1969.

There are a number of schools and parks in the suburb and a retail zone with shops and a public bar. It is also home to the Mount Thompson crematorium, Queensland oldest crematorium.

Surrounding suburbs include Greenslopes, Coorparoo, Carina Heights, Mount Gravatt East and Holland Park West.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Holland Park is 7,849, 52% female and 48% male.

The median/average age of the Holland Park population is 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian average.

77.3% of people living in Holland Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.2%, New Zealand 2.9%, India 0.9%, Somalia 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%.

85.1% of people speak English as their first language 1.2% Greek, 1.1% Somali, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Hindi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Holland Park (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°31′01″S 153°04′01″E / 27.517°S 153.067°E / -27.517; 153.067