Nathan, Queensland facts for kids
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Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre
|Population||1,183 (2016 census)|
|• Density||207.5/km2 (537/sq mi)|
|Area||5.7 km2 (2.2 sq mi)|
|Location||12 km (7 mi) from Brisbane CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Nathan is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Nathan had a population of 1183 people.
In the 2011 census the population of Nathan was 1,397, 48.4% female and 51.6% male.
The median age of the Nathan population was 24 years of age, 13 years below the Australian median. Almost half of the population (41.4%) were aged in the range 15–24, compared to the national average of 13.3% in this range.
65.3% of people living in Nathan were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.6%, China 3.4%, England 2.9%, India 2.2%, Germany 1.1%.
75.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 3.2% Mandarin, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.2% Vietnamese, 0.9% Indonesian, 0.8% Hindi.
The most popular religious affiliation was "no religion" (32%), followed by Catholic (21%) and Anglican (13%).
It is a culturally diverse suburb, with nearly 30% more overseas-born residents (27.57%) than the Brisbane average (21.03%). Although populated by local Aborigines until the 1940s, less than 1% of residents are indigenous Australians today.
Toohey Forest Environmental Education Centre is an Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre at South Ring Road (27°33′10″S 153°03′27″E / 27.5527°S 153.0574°E).