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Currumbin Waters
Gold Coast CityQueensland
Currumbin Creek canals in Currumbin Waters, Queensland.jpg
Currumbin Creek canals, 2015
Currumbin Waters is located in Queensland
Currumbin Waters
Currumbin Waters
Location in Queensland
Population 9,121 (2016 census)
 • Density 921/km2 (2,390/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4223
Area 9.9 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s) Currumbin
Federal Division(s) McPherson
Suburbs around Currumbin Waters:
Elanora Elanora Palm Beach
Elanora Currumbin Waters Tugun
Currumbin Valley Cobaki Lakes (NSW) Cobaki Lakes (NSW)

Currumbin Waters is a suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It borders New South Wales. In the 2016 census, Currumbin Waters had a population of 9,121 people.


Rainbow Currumbin Gold Coast Australia
Border Drive, 2013

In the 2011 census, Currumbin Waters recorded a population of 8,883 people, 51.8% female and 48.2% male. The median age of the Currumbin Waters population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37. 76.7% of people living in Currumbin Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 4.8%, Germany 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, South Africa 0.5%. 91% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% German, 0.5% Japanese, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Italian.


St Augustine's Parish Primary School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Galleon Way (28°09′01″S 153°27′34″E / 28.1502°S 153.4594°E / -28.1502; 153.4594 (St Augustine's Parish Primary School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 463 students with 32 teachers (25 full-time equivalent) and 17 non-teaching staff (10 full-time equivalent).

Currumbin Community Special School is a special primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 5 Hammersford Drive (28°09′07″S 153°28′21″E / 28.1519°S 153.4725°E / -28.1519; 153.4725 (Currumbin Community Special School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 87 students with 31 teachers (24 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (19 full-time equivalent).

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