About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Sunnybank Hills is 18,522, with a population density of 28.71 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Sunnybank Hills is bounded by Beenleigh Road in the north, Gowan Road in the east, Compton Road and Beaudesert Road in the south, and Ingram Road, Jackson Road, Landseer Street and Bradman Street in the west.
Sunnybank Hills is named after the neighbouring suburb of Sunnybank, which was thought to be named after a village in Lancashire, England.
2016 ABS ERP
hectares (6 Km2)
persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for farming and nurseries. Population was minimal until the 1880s. Rapid growth took place from the 1960s to the 1980s. The population has increased since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.
Sunnybank Hills is a predominantly residential area, with some commercial areas.
Major features of the area include Sunnybank Hills Shopping Centre, Centro Pinelands, Jack Pyle Park, Robert Mitchell Park, Westway Picnic Ground and one school.