Wakerley, Queensland

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For the town in England, see Wakerley.
StateLibQld 1 175087 Family in front of house made of kerosene tins at Wakerley, Brisbane, 1927.jpg
Family in front of house made of kerosene tins at Wakerley, 1927
Population 7,804 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4154
Location 15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Division of Bonner
Suburbs around Wakerley:
Tingalpa Manly West Manly West
Tingalpa Wakerley Ransome
Belmont Gumdale Ransome

Wakerley is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the CBD. Wakerley was named after an early settler J W Wakerley.


In the 2011 Census the population of Wakerley is 7,804, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.

The median/average age of the Wakerley population is 33 years of age, 4 years below the Australian average.

68.7% of people living in Wakerley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.5%, New Zealand 6.3%, South Africa 4%, Scotland 1%, India 0.6%.

85.8% of people speak English as their first language 1.8% Afrikaans, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Italian.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wakerley, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 27°29′S 153°10′E / 27.483°S 153.167°E / -27.483; 153.167