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Population 362 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4510
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 small village 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland.


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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