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Broadbeach Waters
Gold CoastQueensland
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Residential canals on the Gold Coast, including Broadbeach Waters
Broadbeach Waters is located in Queensland
Broadbeach Waters
Broadbeach Waters
Location in Queensland
Population 7,779 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,468/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4218
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Area 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Gold Coast City
State electorate(s) Surfers Paradise
Federal Division(s) Moncrieff
Suburbs around Broadbeach Waters:
Benowa Bundall Surfers Paradise
Carrara Broadbeach Waters Broadbeach
Clear Island Waters Mermaid Waters Broadbeach

Broadbeach Waters is a suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Broadbeach Waters had a population of 7,779 people.


In the 2016 census, Broadbeach Waters recorded a population of 7,779 people. The median age of the Broadbeach Waters population was 43 years, 5 years above the national median of 38. 65.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.3% and England 5.0%. 81.5% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin at 1.7%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 29.9%, Catholic 26.3% and Anglican 17.8%.


There are no schools in Broadbeach Waters. The nearest government primary schools are Broadbeach State School in neighboring Broadbeach to the south-east and Surfers Paradise State School in neighbouring Surfers Paradise to the north-east. The nearest government secondary school is Merrimac State High School in neighboring Mermaid Waters to the south.

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