Ransome, Queensland

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Brisbane City CouncilQueensland
Population 474 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4154
Location 18 km (11 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Brisbane City Council
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Division of Bonner
Suburbs around Ransome:
Manly West Lota Thorneside
Wakerley Ransome Birkdale
Gumdale Chandler Capalaba West

Ransome is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the CBD.

Ransome was named after C.H. Ransome who lived in the area and set up a business supplying mixed firewood to the city.[2]


In the 2011 Census the population of Ransome is 474, 50% female and 50% male.

The median/average age of the Ransome population is 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average.

73.4% of people living in Ransome were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.8%, New Zealand 6.1%, Germany 1.5%, Taiwan 0.8%, Austria 0.8%.

88.2% of people speak English as their first language 2.5% German, 1.5% Persian (excluding Dari), 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Danish.


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Coordinates: 27°29′S 153°11′E / 27.483°S 153.183°E / -27.483; 153.183