Balmoral, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBalmoral
|Population||3,893 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2,990/km2 (7,700/sq mi)|
|Area||1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||8.4 km (5 mi) ENE of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Balmoral is located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of the Brisbane CBD.
The name Balmoral is an anglicisation of Baile Mhoireil' which is Scottish Gaelic for ‘beautiful residence’ or ‘majestic castle’.
Balmoral State High School opened on 3 February 1958.
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.
Sts Peter and Paul's School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 33 Alexandra Street (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 653 students with 41 teachers (36 full-time equivalent) and 30 non-teaching staff (20 full-time equivalent).
Balmoral State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls on the corner of Thynne Road and Lytton Road (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 554 students with 56 teachers (53 full-time equivalent) and 26 non-teaching staff (22 full-time equivalent). It includes a
There is no government primary school in Balmoral. The nearest government primary schools are Bulimba State School in neighbouring Bulimba to the north-west and Morningside State School in neighbouring Morningside to the south.
- Laurel Edwards, presenter of 4KQ's Brisbane Breakfast Show and Channel 7's The Great South East.
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