Murarrie, Queensland

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Murarrie
BrisbaneQueensland
Murarrie Recreation Reserve Canoe Ramp (7162921482).jpg
Canoe ramp at Murarrie Recreation Reserve.
Population 3,958 (2011)[1]
 • Density 476.9/km2 (1,235/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4172[2]
Area 8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) from Brisbane CBD[3]
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Bulimba
Federal Division(s) Bonner, Griffith
Suburbs around Murarrie:
Eagle Farm Eagle Farm Pinkenba
Morningside Murarrie Hemmant
Cannon Hill Tingalpa Tingalpa

Murarrie is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is located in the eastern suburbs on the southern bank of the Brisbane River adjacent to the Gateway Bridge.

Murarrie has both residential and industrial sections. Brisbane's two newspapers, The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail, are published at News Corporation's printing facility in Murarrie.

Murarrie railway station is located on the Cleveland railway line of the Citytrain network, with a service at least every half-hour throughout the day, seven days a week.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Murarrie is 3,958, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.

The median/average age of the Murarrie population is 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian average.

70.5% of people living in Murarrie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 3.5%, South Africa 1.2%, Fiji 1.1%, Scotland 1%.

81.9% of people speak English as their first language 1% Hindi, 1% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.8% Korean.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Murarrie, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a postcode". Australia Post. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Murrarie". murrarie.com. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Murarrie, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 27°27′11″S 153°06′18″E / 27.453°S 153.105°E / -27.453; 153.105