Broadbeach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Broadbeach (4218) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 74 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Broadbeach is in the federal electorate of Moncrieff.

In the 2011 census the population of Broadbeach was 4,614 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Broadbeach is 37 years of age.

52.7% of people living in the suburb of Broadbeach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% New Zealand, 4.5% England, 2.4% India, 1.3% Japan, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Croatia, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% China , 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Thailand.

71.1% of people living in Broadbeach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.4% Japanese, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.1% Spanish, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Greek.

The religious makeup of Broadbeach is 23.5% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 16.8% Anglican, 15.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox.

33.4% of people are married, 44.8% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 268 widowed people living in Broadbeach.

59.7% of the people living in Broadbeach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Broadbeach has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Broadbeach are 18.6% Professionals, 14.4% Managers, 13.7% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Sales workers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Broadbeach work in are 17.4% Accommodation and food services, 12.6% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Construction, 5.9% Education and training, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Administrative and support services, 4.8% Arts and recreation services, 4.6% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

24.0% of homes are fully owned, and 16.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 56.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $661 per week and the median household income is $1028 per week.

The median rent in Broadbeach is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1746 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broadbeach postcode 4218

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