Bracalba, Queensland

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Bracalba
Queensland
Olive orchard Bracalba Queensland.jpg
Orchard, Gamgee Road, 2015
Bracalba is located in Queensland
Bracalba
Bracalba
Coordinates 27°00′S 152°50′E / 27°S 152.83°E / -27; 152.83Coordinates: 27°00′S 152°50′E / 27°S 152.83°E / -27; 152.83
Population 162 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4512
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Bracalba:
D'Aguilar Woodford Wamuran
D'Aguilar
Delaneys Creek
Bracalba Wamuran
Delaneys Creek Wamuran Basin Wamuran

Bracalba is a rural locality of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 162 persons, with a median age of 32 years.[1] The name is derived from the Wakawaka language, and refers to the scrub areas of the D'Aguilar Range.[2] A large portion of the northern half of Bracalba lies within Beerburrum West State Forest.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Bray Park recorded a population of 10,002 people, 51.2% female and 48.8% male.[1] The median age of the Bray Park population was 33 years, 4 years below the national median of 37. 71.5% of people living in Bracalba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.6%, Scotland 1.8%, Germany 1.8%, Fiji 1.8%, Sri Lanka 1.8%. 90.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.4% Hungarian, 1% Croatian, 1% Italian.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bracalba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Bracalba (entry 45366)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.