Broadbeach Waters Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Broadbeach Waters (4218) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 72 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Broadbeach Waters is in the federal electorate of Moncrieff.

In the 2011 census the population of Broadbeach Waters was 7,534 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Broadbeach Waters is 42 years of age.

64.3% of people living in the suburb of Broadbeach Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% New Zealand, 4.9% England, 1.0% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% China , 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong .

81.7% of people living in Broadbeach Waters speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.8% Japanese, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Broadbeach Waters is 28.1% Catholic, 22.0% Anglican, 18.2% No religion, 12.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

48.8% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 341 widowed people living in Broadbeach Waters.

55.0% of the people living in Broadbeach Waters over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Broadbeach Waters has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Broadbeach Waters are 19.4% Professionals, 16.3% Managers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Broadbeach Waters work in are 12.5% Construction, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.5% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.5% Other services.

37.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1257 per week.

The median rent in Broadbeach Waters is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2392 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broadbeach Waters postcode 4218

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