Ransome, Queensland

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Brisbane City CouncilQueensland
Mookin-Bah Reserve 2018.jpg
Mookin-Bah Reserve, 2018
Population405 (2016 census)[1]
Location18 km (11 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Chandler Ward)[2]
State electorate(s)Chatsworth
Federal Division(s)Bonner
Suburbs around Ransome:
Manly West Lota Moreton Bay
Wakerley Ransome Thorneside
Gumdale Chandler Birkdale

Ransome is an outer coastal suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the CBD.

Ransome was named after C.H. Ransome who lived in the area and set up a business supplying mixed firewood to the city.[3]


In the 2011 census the population of Ransome was 474, 50% female and 50% male.

The median age of the Ransome population was 39 years, 2 years above the Australian median.

73.4% of people living in Ransome were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 6.8%, New Zealand 6.1%, Germany 1.5%, Taiwan 0.8%, Austria 0.8%.

88.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.5% German, 1.5% Persian (excluding Dari), 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Danish.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Ransome (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Chandler Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ Brisbane Suburb: Ransome - History of Ransome - ourbrisbane.com Archived 2 March 2008 at the Wayback Machine

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Coordinates: 27°29′S 153°11′E / 27.483°S 153.183°E / -27.483; 153.183