Wakerley, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWakerley
Watervale Parade, 2014
|Population||7,804 (2011 census)|
|Location||15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
(Chandler Ward; Doboy Ward)
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Chatsworth|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Bonner|
Wakerley was named after early settler J W Wakerley.
In the 2011 census, the population of Wakerley was 7,804, 50.9% female and 49.1% male. The median age of the Wakerley population was 33 years, 4 years below the Australian median. 68.7% of people living in Wakerley were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 6.5%, New Zealand 6.3%, South Africa 4%, Scotland 1%, India 0.6%. 85.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.8% Afrikaans, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Italian.
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