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Entrance to the Trinity Green housing estate, 2014
Drewvale is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 4,476 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,017/km2 (2,630/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4116
Area 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 26.5 km (16 mi) S of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Calamvale Ward)
State electorate(s) Stretton
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Drewvale:
Calamvale Stretton Karawatha
Parkinson Drewvale Berrinba
Parkinson Browns Plains Browns Plains

Drewvale is an outer suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Drewvale had a population of 4,476 people.


The area was farmed by the Drew family from the 1870s. The locality was unofficially known as Drewvale for nearly a century until the suburb was officially named in 1971.


In the 2011 census, Drewvale recorded a population of 3,943 people, 51.1% female and 48.9% male. The median age of the Drewvale population was 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian median. 57.8% of people living in Drewvale were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 8.4%, England 3.5%, India 3.2%, South Africa 2.2%, Fiji 1.7%. 67.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 3.2% Mandarin, 3% Hindi, 2% Cantonese, 1.4% Romanian, 1.2% Arabic.


There are no schools in Drewvale. The nearest government primary and secondary school is the Stretton State College in neighbouring Stretton.

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