Manly West, Queensland

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Manly West
Population 11,195 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4179
Location 16 km (10 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Lytton
Electoral district of Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Division of Bonner
Suburbs around Manly West:
Wynnum West Wynnum Manly
Wynnum West Manly West Lota
Tingalpa Wakerley Ransome

Manly West is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. Manly West originally was an extension of Manly, but was officially gazetted in 1975.[2]


Manly West is one suburb inland from the bay and the most common style of housing in the area is modern, low-set brick houses. It is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of the CBD.


Manly West contains a primary school, a preschool, Moreton Bay College and Moreton Bay Boys College.


Manly West is serviced by a fortnightly visit of the Brisbane City Council's mobile library service at the Mayfair Village Shopping Centre on Manly Road.[3]


In the 2011 Census the population of Manly West is 11,195, 52% female and 48% male.[1] The median/average age of the Manly West population is 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average. 78.1% of people living in Manly West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.9%, New Zealand 4.8%, South Africa 0.9%, Scotland 0.7%, Philippines 0.5%. 91.4% of people speak English as their first language 0.4% German, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Spanish.[1]

Over 47% of households in this area consist of a couple with children and a further 35% are couples without children. Stand alone house account for 87% of all dwellings in this area, with townhouses accounting for a further 10%.[1]


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Coordinates: 27°28′S 153°10′E / 27.467°S 153.167°E / -27.467; 153.167