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)
Federal Division(s) 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 was 11,195, 52% female and 48% male.[1] The median age of the Manly West population was 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian median. 78.1% of people living in Manly West were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 4.9%, New Zealand 4.8%, South Africa 0.9%, Scotland 0.7%, Philippines 0.5%. 91.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 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