Balmoral, Queensland

Balmoral is an inner suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[4]

Geography

Balmoral is located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of the Brisbane CBD.

History

The name Balmoral is an anglicisation of Baile Mhoireil’ which is Scottish Gaelic for ‘beautiful residence’ or ‘majestic castle’.[5]

Balmoral State High School opened on 3 February 1958.[6]

Education

Balmoral has one high school called Balmoral State High School.

Notable people

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Balmoral recorded a population of 3,827 people, 51.8% female and 48.2% male.

The median age of the Balmoral population was 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian median.

74% of people living in Balmoral were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 5.5%, New Zealand 4.2%, Ireland 1.1%, Scotland 0.8%, India 0.8%.

88.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% German.

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). “Balmoral (Qld) (State Suburb)”. 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ “Find a postcode”. Australia Post. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  3. ^ “Morningside Ward”. Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ “Balmoral (entry 44262)”. Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 20 March 2014.
  5. ^ “Brisbane Suburb: Balmoral – History of Balmoral – ourbrisbane.com”. Archived from the original on 27 December 2008. Retrieved 17 February 2009.
  6. ^ “Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools”. Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  7. ^ “Past and present”. Courier-Mail. 18 December 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2017.

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