The estimated population in Fairfield as of 2011 census was 2,554 and the postcode of this region is 4103. In addition, the land area of this place covers nearly 1.2km2.
Suburbs which are surrounded by Fairfield are St Lucia to the north-east, Yeronga to the west, Yerongs to the south-west, Dutton Park to the north, Yerongs to the south, Annerley to the west and Woolloongabba to the south-west. In addition, the suburb is bordered to the north by the South Brisbane Cemetery, to the east by the railway line to Beenleigh, to the south by Venner Road and to the west by the Brisbane River.
There is access to train services at the Fairfield train station, lying on the Beenleigh line. Furthermore, bus services are operated every 15 minutes which departs at Fairfield Garden, as well as there is a taxi rank.
Fairfield has a shopping centre named Fairfield Gardens, as well as the primary shop in the centre is a Coles supermarket.