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Broadbeach Waters
Gold CoastQueensland
Goldcoast Queensland Australia aerial view.jpg
Residental canals on the Gold Coast, including Broadbeach Waters
Population 7,514 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4218
LGA(s) Gold Coast City
State electorate(s) Mermaid Beach
Federal Division(s) Moncrieff
Suburbs around Broadbeach Waters:
Benowa Bundall Surfers Paradise
Carrara Broadbeach Waters Broadbeach
Clear Island Waters Mermaid Waters Mermaid Beach

Broadbeach Waters is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Gold Coast. At the 2011 Census, Broadbeach Waters had a population of 7,534. The northern boundary of Broadbeach Waters follows the Nerang River. The suburb is almost completed residential with most properties adjacent to or very close to man-made canals. Pacific Fair Shopping Centre is located in the south east corner of the suburb.


In the 2011 census, Broadbeach Waters recorded a population of 7,534 people, 50.6% female and 49.4% male. The median age of the Broadbeach Waters population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37. 64.4% of people living in Broadbeach Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 7.5%, United Kingdom 5%, South Africa 1%, Germany 0.7%, United States of America 0.6%. 81.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Japanese, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Cantonese.

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