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Arundel
Gold CoastQueensland
Greenacre Drive, Arundel, Queensland.jpg
Greenacre Drive, 2015
Population 9,575 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4214
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s) Southport
Federal Division(s) Fadden
Suburbs around Arundel:
Helensvale Coombabah Biggera Waters
Gaven Arundel Labrador
Molendinar Parkwood Southport

Arundel is a suburb in City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Arundel had a population of 9,575.

Geography

Located in the suburb is the Coombabah Lake Conservation Park, bordered by Coombabah Creek and adjacent to the Ivan Gibbs Wetlands Reserve in Coombabah. The Biggera Creek Dam is located in Arundel, for the purpose of flood mitigation.

Amenities

Situated nearby is the Arundel Hills Country Club, which has its own golf course. Other major facilities are located in adjacent suburbs, including Helensvale railway station and Westfield Helensvale (Helensvale), Harbour Town Shopping Centre (Biggera Waters) and Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital and the G:link light rail service.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Arundel recorded a population of 9,575 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male. The median age of the Arundel population was 36 years, 1 year below the national median of 37. 60.9% of people living in Arundel were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.7%, England 5.5%, China 1.3%, South Africa 1.2%, Korea, Republic of 1.2%. 80% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.6% Korean, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.2% Japanese, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.5% Greek.

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