Heathwood, Queensland

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Heathwood
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 1,820 (2011 census)[1]
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.[2]

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, Heathwood recorded a population of 1,820 people, 50.3% female and 49.7% male.

The median age of the Heathwood population was 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian median.

54.2% of people living in Heathwood were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.6%, Vietnam 5.5%, England 4.7%, India 3.2%, South Africa 2.5%.

63.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 9.1% Vietnamese, 3.6% Hindi, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Sinhalese, 1.1% Samoan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Heathwood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  2. ^ 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