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Nudgee Beach
Nudgee Beach
Population 261 (2011 census)
 • Density 55.5/km2 (144/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4014
Area 4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Location 18 km (11 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Northgate Ward)
State electorate(s) Nudgee
Federal Division(s) Lilley
Suburbs around Nudgee Beach:
Shorncliffe Moreton Bay Moreton Bay
Boondall Nudgee Beach Moreton Bay
Nudgee Brisbane Airport Brisbane Airport

Nudgee Beach is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia and also the name of the beach located in the suburb. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) north of the Brisbane central business district where Schulz Canal enters Moreton Bay and is the closest beach to the Brisbane CBD. Directly to the south is Brisbane Airport.

Nudgee Beach is named after the neighbouring suburb Nudgee. At the 2011 Australian census 261 residents were recorded to live in the suburb.

There is a bike track that runs close by the Schulz Canal itself, and eventually reaches Toombul shopping centre (and from there, many other parts of Brisbane).

Nudgee Beach is surrounded by numerous mangroves. The built up area is bordered to its north and west by the Boondall Wetlands


In the 2011 census, Nudgee Beach had a population of 261 people; 48.7% female and 51.3% male.

The median age of the Nudgee Beach population was 45 years of age, 8 years above the Australian median. Children aged under 15 years made up 13.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

77.9% of people living in Nudgee Beach were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 4.6%, New Zealand 4.2%, Ireland 2.7%, Germany 1.1%, Papua New Guinea 1.1%.

88.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.9% German, 1.9% Vietnamese, 1.5% Thai, 1.2% Pacific Austronesian Languages.

The median weekly household income in Nudgee Beach was $1,224, very similar to the national median of $1,234.

Nearly all households in Nudgee Beach (97.0%) were separate houses, there were no semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc., and no flats, units or apartments, and 3.0% were classified as "other dwellings". The average household size was 2.5 people.

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