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Gumdale
BrisbaneQueensland
Grassdale Road Gumdale.jpg
Grassdale Road, 2014
Gumdale is located in Queensland
Gumdale
Gumdale
Location in Queensland
Population 2,118 (2016 census)
 • Density 471/km2 (1,220/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4154
Area 4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 17.7 km (11 mi) ESE of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Chandler Ward)
State electorate(s) Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Bonner
Suburbs around Gumdale:
Tingalpa Wakerley Wakerley
Belmont Gumdale Ransome
Belmont Chandler Chandler

Gumdale is an outer suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Gumdale had a population of 2,118 people.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Gumdale recorded a population of 950 people, 48.5% female and 51.5% male. The median age of the Gumdale population was 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian median. 82.7% of people living in Gumdale were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.4%, England 3%, United States of America 0.9%, South Africa 0.6%, Ireland 0.6%. 92% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.6% Cantonese, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Greek, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Czech.

Education

Gumdale State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 677 New Cleveland Road (27°29′30″S 153°09′09″E / 27.4918°S 153.1524°E / -27.4918; 153.1524 (Gumdale State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 893 students with 63 teachers (54 full-time equivalent) and 31 non-teaching staff (21 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program. There are no secondary schools in Gumdale; the nearest are Brisbane Bayside State College in Wynnum West, Wynnum State High School in Wynnum and Capalaba State College in Capalaba.

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