Murarrie, Queensland facts for kids
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Canoe ramp at Murarrie Recreation Reserve
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|Population||4,303 (2016 census)|
|• Density||457.8/km2 (1,186/sq mi)|
|Area||9.4 km2 (3.6 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||11.9 km (7 mi) E of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Murarrie (formerly Mooraree) is an eastern riverside suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Murarrie had a population of 4,303 people. Queensport is a neighbourhood within Murarrie (27°27′00″S 153°06′00″E / 27.4500°S 153.1000°E). Gibson Island is a neighbourhood within Murarrie (27°26′11″S 153°07′21″E / 27.4364°S 153.1224°E) and, despite its name, is no longer an island.
In the 2011 census the population of Murarrie was 3,958, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.
The median age of the Murarrie population was 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian median.
70.5% of people living in Murarrie were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 3.5%, South Africa 1.2%, Fiji 1.1%, Scotland 1%.
81.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% Hindi, 1% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.8% Korean.
Murarrie State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Garrett Street (27°27′43″S 153°06′03″E / 27.4619°S 153.1009°E). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 76 students with 8 teachers (5 full-time equivalent) and 9 non-teaching staff (5 full-time equivalent).
There are no secondary schools in Murarrie. The nearest secondary school is Balmoral State High School in Balmoral.
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