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Mount Gravatt East Aquatic Centre - 25 metre outdoor pool (6984012477).jpg
Mount Gravatt East Aquatic Centre, 2009
Mount Gravatt East is located in Queensland
Mount Gravatt East
Mount Gravatt East
Location in Queensland
Population 11,838 (2016 census)
 • Density 2,573/km2 (6,660/sq mi)
Established 1967
Postcode(s) 4122
Area 4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 11.0 km (7 mi) SSE of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane (Holland Park Ward)
State electorate(s) Mansfield
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Mount Gravatt East:
Holland Park Carina Heights Carindale
Holland Park West Mount Gravatt East Mansfield
Mount Gravatt Upper Mount Gravatt Wishart

Mount Gravatt East is a southern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Gravatt East had a population of 11,838 people.


In the 2011 census, the population of Mount Gravatt East was 10,891, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.

The median age of the Mount Gravatt East population was 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian median.

71.8% of people living in Mount Gravatt East were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.5%, England 2.8%, India 2.2%, South Africa 1%, China 0.9%.

79.8% of people spoke English as their first language, with 1.6% Greek, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.1% Arabic, 1% Punjabi and 0.9% Cantonese.


Queensland State Archives 6562 Mount Gravatt East State School Brisbane July 1959
Mount Gravatt East State School, July 1959

Mount Gravatt East State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Newnham Road (27°32′01″S 153°05′39″E / 27.5337°S 153.0943°E / -27.5337; 153.0943 (Mount Gravatt East State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 283 students with 23 teachers (19 full-time equivalent) and 20 non-teaching staff (12 full-time equivalent).

Seton College is a Catholic secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at 1148 Cavendish Road (27°31′46″S 153°05′32″E / 27.5295°S 153.0922°E / -27.5295; 153.0922 (Seton College)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 326 students with 47 teachers (44 full-time equivalent) and 46 non-teaching staff (34 full-time equivalent).

There is no government secondary school in the suburb. The nearest government secondary schools are in neighbouring suburbs: Mount Gravatt State High School in Mount Gravatt, Cavendish Road State High School in Holland Park, and Mansfield State High School in Mansfield.

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