The estimated population in Forest Lake as of the 2011 census was 22,426 and the postcode of this region is 4078.
The suburbs, which are surrounded by Forest Lake are Richlands, Inala, Doolandella, Ellen Grove, Greenbank, Heathwood and Pallara.
Since Forest Lake is close to Brisbane, the climatic conditions are more or less similar to it. The place is identified by warm and dry climate all over the year. Besides, the place experiences an average temperature of about 28 degrees Celsius in the months between December and February. Also, these months enjoys a wet climate. However, winters are quite warm and dry where the temperature hovers around at 14 degrees Celsius from the months between June and August.
Forest Lake has some lovely and renowned tourist sites such as Jubilee Park, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, South Bank Parklands, Story Bridge Adventure Climb, White Rock Conservation Park, Pullenvale Forest park etc.