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Brisbane City Council, Queensland
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Mookin-Bah Reserve, 2018
Ransome is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 405 (2016 census)
 • Density 84.4/km2 (219/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4154
Area 4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 19.6 km (12 mi) E of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Chandler Ward)
State electorate(s) Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Bonner
Suburbs around Ransome:
Wakerley Lota Lota
Wakerley Ransome Thorneside
Gumdale Chandler Birkdale

Ransome is an outer coastal suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Ransome had a population of 405 people.


In the 2011 census the population of Ransome was 474, 50% female and 50% male.

The median age of the Ransome population was 39 years, 2 years above the Australian median.

73.4% of people living in Ransome were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 6.8%, New Zealand 6.1%, Germany 1.5%, Taiwan 0.8%, Austria 0.8%.

88.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.5% German, 1.5% Persian (excluding Dari), 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Danish.


There are no schools in Ransome. The nearest primary school is Gumdale State School in Gumdale. The nearest secondary school is Wellington Point State High School in Wellington Point to the east, Capalaba State College in Capalaba to the south, and Wynnum State High School in Wynnum to the north.

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