|Population||3,912 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich|
|State electorate(s)||Ipswich West|
Leichhardt is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 Australian Census, the suburb recorded a population of 3,912. According to the 2016 Australian census the unemployment rate of Leichhardt was 17.1%, in comparison to the Australian unemployment rate of 6.9%.
The origin of the suburb name is from Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt, an explorer and naturalist from Prussia (now known as Germany). He led major expeditions throughout Australia. The suburb name was implemented after a request by local residents to the City of Ipswich in 1953.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Leichhardt (QLD) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
- "Suburb and Place Names". Ipswich City Council. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
- "Leichhardt (entry 41894)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
- Anglican Church of Southern Queensland. "Closed Churches". Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
- "Leichhardt SS". Retrieved 1 February 2017.
- "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
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