Wakerley, Queensland

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Wakerley
BrisbaneQueensland
Watervale Parade Wakerley.jpg
Watervale Parade, 2014
Wakerley is located in Queensland
Wakerley
Wakerley
Coordinates27°28′54″S 153°09′33″E / 27.4816°S 153.1591°E / -27.4816; 153.1591 (Wakerley (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°28′54″S 153°09′33″E / 27.4816°S 153.1591°E / -27.4816; 153.1591 (Wakerley (centre of suburb))
Population8,445 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,723/km2 (4,460/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4154
Area4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location17.7 km (11 mi) E of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Chandler Ward;[2] Doboy Ward)[3]
State electorate(s)Chatsworth
Federal Division(s)Bonner
Suburbs around Wakerley:
Tingalpa Manly West Manly West
Tingalpa Wakerley Ransome
Belmont Gumdale Ransome

Wakerley is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[4] In the 2016 census, Wakerley had a population of 8,445 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Wakerley is south of the Brisbane River, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the Brisbane CBD, and close to the Southern bayside suburbs.

History[edit]

Family in front of house made of kerosene tins at Wakerley, 1927

Wakerley was named after early settler John William Wakerley.[4]

Agnew School opened on 3 February 2003.[5]

In the 2011 census, the population of Wakerley was 7,804.[6]

In the 2016 census, Wakerley had a population of 8,445 people.[1]

Education[edit]

Agnew School is a private primary and secondary (3-12) school for boys and girls at 190 Ingleston Road (27°29′07″S 153°08′30″E / 27.4852°S 153.1417°E / -27.4852; 153.1417 (Agnew School)).[7][8] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 318 students with 36 teachers (32 full-time equivalent) and 26 non-teaching staff (20 full-time equivalent).[9]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, the population of Wakerley was 7,804, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.[6] The median age of the Wakerley population was 33 years, 4 years below the Australian median. 68.7% of people living in Wakerley were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 6.5%, New Zealand 6.3%, South Africa 4%, Scotland 1%, India 0.6%. 85.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.8% Afrikaans, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Italian.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wakerley (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Chandler Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Doboy Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 14 June 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Wakerley - suburb in City of Brisbane (entry 49639)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wakerley, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Agnew School". Archived from the original on 14 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.

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