Wakerley is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[4] In the 2016 census, Wakerley had a population of 8,445 people.[1]

Geography

Wakerley is south of the Brisbane River, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the Brisbane CBD, and close to the Southern bayside suburbs.

History

Family in front of house made of kerosene tins at Wakerley, 1927

Wakerley was named after early settler John William Wakerley.[4]

Agnew School opened on 3 February 2003.[5]

In the 2011 census, the population of Wakerley was 7,804.[6]

In the 2016 census, Wakerley had a population of 8,445 people.[1]

Education

Agnew School is a private primary and secondary (3-12) school for boys and girls at 190 Ingleston Road (27°29′07″S 153°08′30″E / 27.4852°S 153.1417°E / -27.4852; 153.1417 (Agnew School)).[7][8] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 318 students with 36 teachers (32 full-time equivalent) and 26 non-teaching staff (20 full-time equivalent).[9]

Demographics

In the 2011 census, the population of Wakerley was 7,804, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.[6] 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.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wakerley (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Chandler Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Doboy Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 14 June 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Wakerley - suburb in City of Brisbane (entry 49639)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wakerley, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Agnew School". Archived from the original on 14 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.

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