|Population||1,844 (2011 census)|
|• Density||239.5/km2 (620/sq mi)|
|Area||7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)|
|Location||13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Brisbane City Council|
Mackenzie is a small suburb located in the south-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This is an "out-back" suburb containing no large or small shopping centres. The area is partially covered by undeveloped bushland. Mount Petrie is located in Mackenzie.
There are two churches, one school, Mount Petrie State School and a single petrol station located in Mackenzie. A number of residential estates with hundreds of new houses have been built in this suburb in the last decade.
It takes 20-25 minutes to drive the 20km to the Brisbane CBD via the South East Freeway (off-peak). Neighbouring suburbs include Belmont, Carindale, Mansfield, Rochedale, Upper Mount Gravatt, Wishart, Burbank and Chandler. Major roads such as Mount Gravatt - Capalaba Road and Gateway Motorway run through Mackenzie.
In the 2011 Census the population of Mackenzie is 1,844, 50.5% female and 49.5% male.
The median/average age of the Mackenzie population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average.
71.4% of people living in Mackenzie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 3.1%, South Africa 2.8%, Sri Lanka 1.5%, Hong Kong 1.1%.
79.5% of people speak English as their first language 2.6% Cantonese, 2.3% Greek, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.3% Afrikaans, 1% Serbian.
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