Manly West, Queensland

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Manly West
Robtrish St Park 2018.jpg
Robtrish Street Park, 2018
Population11,978 (2016 census)[1]
Location16 km (10 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Doboy Ward)[2]
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.[3]


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 hosts two primary schools, a preschool, Moreton Bay College and Moreton Bay Boys College. Manly West State School opened on 28 January 1958.[4]


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.[5]


In the 2011 census the population of Manly West was 11,195, 52% female and 48% male.[6] 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.[6]

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%.[6]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Manly West(State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Doboy Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ Brisbane Suburb: Manly West - History of Manly West - Archived 14 September 2006 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Mobile library services". Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  6. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Manly West, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata

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