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Haigslea
IpswichQueensland
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Population 414 (2011)
Postcode(s) 4306
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair, Dickson
Suburbs around Haigslea:
Glamorgan Vale Glamorgan Vale Borallon
Marburg Haigslea Ironbark
Mount Marrow Thagoona Walloon

Haigslea is a suburb split between the Somerset Region and the City of Ipswich in South East Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 414.

The suburb is named after General Douglas Haig. He served in India in 1887. He was appointed as the regiment's adjutant in 1888, and appointed as Commander-in-chief of the British Army in France from 1915 to 1918. The area was named Kirchheim, but was renamed Haigslea due to anti-German sentiment during the First World War.

Demographics

In the 2011 Census the population of Haigslea is 414, 48.1% female and 51.9% male. The median/average age of the Haigslea population is 43 years of age, 6 years above the Australian average. 84.4% of people living in Haigslea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.4%, New Zealand 1.9%, Germany 0.7%, Ireland 0.7%, Barbados 0.7%. 94.7% of people speak English as their first language 1% Czech.

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