Durack, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDurack
|Population||6,177 (2011 census)|
|Location||15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
(Forest Lake Ward; Moorooka Ward)
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Inala|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Oxley|
Durack is named after Michael Durack, one of the original landholders of the area. It was given this name in 1976 from a naming competition in a local newspaper.
In the 2011 census, Durack recorded a population of 6,177 people, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.
The median age of the Durack population was 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian median.
54.6% of people living in Durack were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were Vietnam 14.3%, New Zealand 3.9%, England 3.2%, Samoa 1.5%, Philippines 1.4%.
54.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 23.2% Vietnamese, 3.1% Samoan, 1.3% Arabic, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.9% Spanish.
The suburb is linked to Salisbury railway station and the Brisbane CBD by bus route 110. The suburb is also linked to Richlands railway station by bus route 466.
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