Meldale, Queensland

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Meldale
Queensland
Meldale is located in Queensland
Meldale
Meldale
Coordinates27°01′44″S 153°03′56″E / 27.0288°S 153.0655°E / -27.0288; 153.0655Coordinates: 27°01′44″S 153°03′56″E / 27.0288°S 153.0655°E / -27.0288; 153.0655
Population223 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density33.3/km2 (86.2/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4510
Area6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pumicestone
Federal Division(s)Longman
Localities around Meldale:
Donnybrook Donnybrook Welsby
Donnybrook Meldale Pumicestone Passage
Toorbul Toorbul Pumicestone Passage

Meldale is a coastal rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Meldale had a population of 223 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Meldale is 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland.

History[edit]

At the 2011 census Meldale had a population of 362 people.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Meldale recorded a population of 362 people, 43.1% female and 56.9% male.[3] The median age of the Meldale population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37. 75.7% of people living in Meldale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.5%, England 4.4%, Germany 1.4%, Canada 1.1%, Fiji 1.1%. 89.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% French, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Meldale (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Meldale - locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45449)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Meldale (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata