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Meldale is located in Queensland
Coordinates 27°01′44″S 153°03′56″E / 27.0288°S 153.0655°E / -27.0288; 153.0655Coordinates: 27°01′44″S 153°03′56″E / 27.0288°S 153.0655°E / -27.0288; 153.0655
Population 223 (2016 census)
 • Density 33.3/km2 (86/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4510
Area 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Localities around Meldale:
Donnybrook Donnybrook Welsby
Donnybrook Meldale Pumicestone Passage
Toorbul Toorbul Pumicestone Passage

Meldale is a coastal rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Meldale had a population of 223 people.


In the 2011 census, Meldale recorded a population of 362 people, 43.1% female and 56.9% male. The median age of the Meldale population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37. 75.7% of people living in Meldale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.5%, England 4.4%, Germany 1.4%, Canada 1.1%, Fiji 1.1%. 89.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% French, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).

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