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Manly West
BrisbaneQueensland
Robtrish St Park 2018.jpg
Robtrish Street Park, 2018
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Population 11,978 (2016 census)
 • Density 2,349/km2 (6,080/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4179
Area 5.1 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 17.6 km (11 mi) E of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Doboy Ward)
State electorate(s)
  • Lytton
  • Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Bonner
Suburbs around Manly West:
Wynnum West Wynnum Manly
Tingalpa Manly West Lota
Tingalpa Wakerley Wakerley

Manly West is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Manly West had a population of 11,978 people.

Geography

Manly West is one suburb inland from the bay and the most common style of housing in the area is modern, low-set brick houses. It is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of the CBD.

Amenities

Manly West is serviced by a fortnightly visit of the Brisbane City Council's mobile library service at the Mayfair Village Shopping Centre on Manly Road.

Demographics

In the 2011 census the population of Manly West was 11,195, 52% female and 48% male. The median age of the Manly West population was 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian median. 78.1% of people living in Manly West were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 4.9%, New Zealand 4.8%, South Africa 0.9%, Scotland 0.7%, Philippines 0.5%. 91.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% German, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Spanish.

Over 47% of households in this area consist of a couple with children and a further 35% are couples without children. Stand alone house account for 87% of all dwellings in this area, with townhouses accounting for a further 10%.


Education

Moreton Bay College uniting church
Centenary Chapel at Moreton Bay College, 2014

Manly West State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 226 Manly Road (27°28′08″S 153°10′27″E / 27.4690°S 153.1742°E / -27.4690; 153.1742 (Manly West State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 474 students with 33 teachers (30 full-time equivalent) and 21 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Wondall Heights State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Wondall Road (27°27′51″S 153°09′31″E / 27.4641°S 153.1587°E / -27.4641; 153.1587 (Wondall Heights State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 678 students with 50 teachers (45 full-time equivalent) and 38 non-teaching staff (23 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Moreton Bay College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for girls at 450 Wondall Road (27°28′11″S 153°09′01″E / 27.4698°S 153.1502°E / -27.4698; 153.1502 (Moreton Bay College)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,116 students with 107 teachers (99 full-time equivalent) and 105 non-teaching staff (81 full-time equivalent).

Moreton Bay Boys College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys at 258-302 Manly Road (27°28′15″S 153°10′21″E / 27.4707°S 153.1724°E / -27.4707; 153.1724 (Moreton Bay Boys College)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 476 students with 49 teachers (47 full-time equivalent) and 11 non-teaching staff (10 full-time equivalent).

Manly West also has a preschool.

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