Haigslea, Queensland facts for kids
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich
|State electorate(s)||Ipswich West|
|Federal Division(s)||Blair, Dickson|
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.
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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