Broadbeach Waters

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC30383
People 7,779
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 43
Families 2,088
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 3,523
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,700
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 3,848 49.5 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,933 50.5 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 73 0.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,779 people in Broadbeach Waters. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

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Age Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 356 4.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 453 5.8 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 456 5.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 441 5.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 438 5.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 479 6.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 458 5.9 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 433 5.6 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 569 7.3 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 654 8.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 537 6.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 502 6.5 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 482 6.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 494 6.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 370 4.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 278 3.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 196 2.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 168 2.2 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Broadbeach Waters was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 3,086 47.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 193 3.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 714 11.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 323 5.0 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,186 33.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Broadbeach Waters aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,744 46.9 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 730 12.5 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,380 40.7 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Broadbeach Waters, of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 94 4.3 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 263 12.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 121 5.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 193 8.8 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 175 8.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 85 3.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 192 8.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 122 5.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 304 13.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 67 3.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 577 26.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Broadbeach Waters 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,325 20.3 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 740 11.4 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 183 2.8 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 985 15.1 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,155 17.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 283 4.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 646 9.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 310 4.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 17 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 649 10.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Broadbeach Waters, 17.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 3,125 29.3 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,287 21.5 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 899 8.4 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 817 7.7 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 356 3.3 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Broadbeach Waters were English 29.3%, Australian 21.5%, Irish 8.4%, Scottish 7.7% and German 3.3%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Broadbeach Waters (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 5,060 65.2 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 563 7.3 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 389 5.0 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 81 1.0 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2
South Africa 80 1.0 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
Scotland 56 0.7 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5

In Broadbeach Waters, 65.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.3%, England 5.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.0%, South Africa 1.0% and Scotland 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,624 33.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 556 7.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 441 5.7 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,601 46.3 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Broadbeach Waters, 46.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,066 52.4 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 635 8.2 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
England 551 7.1 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 124 1.6 42,085 0.9 470,138 2.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 122 1.6 64,856 1.4 704,658 3.0

In Broadbeach Waters, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 52.4%, New Zealand 8.2%, England 7.1%, Italy 1.6% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,186 54.0 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 622 8.0 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 535 6.9 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 120 1.5 64,863 1.4 699,074 3.0
Scotland 110 1.4 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1

In Broadbeach Waters, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 54.0%, New Zealand 8.0%, England 6.9%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.5% and Scotland 1.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,325 29.9 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,044 26.3 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,385 17.8 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 714 9.2 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 290 3.7 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Broadbeach Waters were No Religion, so described 29.9%, Catholic 26.3%, Anglican 17.8%, Not stated 9.2% and Uniting Church 3.7%. In Broadbeach Waters, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 133 1.7 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Italian 69 0.9 20,009 0.4 271,597 1.2
Japanese 63 0.8 16,877 0.4 55,966 0.2
German 49 0.6 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Serbian 44 0.6 4,759 0.1 53,801 0.2
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English only spoken at home 6,332 81.5 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 510 16.9 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Broadbeach Waters 81.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.7%, Italian 0.9%, Japanese 0.8%, German 0.6% and Serbian 0.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,257 56.4 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,343 33.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 162 4.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 241 6.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,003 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Broadbeach Waters. Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 478 12.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 374 9.9 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 499 13.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 570 15.1 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,681 44.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Broadbeach Waters, 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 812 21.6 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 644 17.1 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 528 14.1 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 520 13.8 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 447 11.9 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 398 10.6 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 249 6.6 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 94 2.5 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Broadbeach Waters included Professionals 21.6%, Managers 17.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.8%, Sales Workers 11.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.6%, Labourers 6.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 144 4.0 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 127 3.5 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Accommodation 126 3.5 29,602 1.4 113,377 1.1
Real Estate Services 111 3.0 25,278 1.2 109,931 1.0
Takeaway Food Services 79 2.2 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in Broadbeach Waters, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 4.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Accommodation 3.5%, Real Estate Services 3.0% and Takeaway Food Services 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 744 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,923 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,700 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Broadbeach Waters was $744.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,530 67.5 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 317 8.5 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 162 4.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 80 2.1 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Tram 56 1.5 1,849 0.1 58,736 0.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 163 4.3 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,747 73.1 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Broadbeach Waters, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.5%, Worked at home 8.5%, Car, as passenger 4.3%, Walked only 2.1% and Tram 1.5%. On the day, 4.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 73.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,565 70.1 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,663 25.5 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 664 10.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 943 14.5 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Broadbeach Waters, of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,541 23.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,757 27.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 747 11.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 518 8.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Broadbeach Waters, 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 892 42.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 886 42.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 271 13.0 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 41 2.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Broadbeach Waters, 42.4% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Broadbeach Waters, 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 393 22.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 97 5.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 392 21.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 216 12.1 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 106 5.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 396 22.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 77 4.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 109 6.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Broadbeach Waters, of couple families with children, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 21.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,821 84.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 508 15.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Broadbeach Waters, 84.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,246 79.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 185 6.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 387 13.7 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Broadbeach Waters, 79.6% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.7% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 55 1.9 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 423 15.0 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,026 36.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,239 43.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 2.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Broadbeach Waters, of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.0% had 2 bedrooms and 36.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,062 37.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 980 34.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 678 24.0 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 22 0.8 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 85 3.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Broadbeach Waters, 37.6% were owned outright, 34.7% were owned with a mortgage and 24.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 2,043 72.2 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 602 21.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 183 6.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Broadbeach Waters, of all households, 72.2% were family households, 21.3% were single person households and 6.5% were group households.

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Household income Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Broadbeach Waters, 16.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 22.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 500 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.4 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.6 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 103 3.7 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 813 28.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,205 42.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 601 21.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 93 3.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Broadbeach Waters, 28.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 280 9.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,461 87.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 79 2.8 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Broadbeach Waters, 87.3% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 34 46.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 39 53.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Broadbeach Waters, 46.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.4% were female. The median age was 24 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,166 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Broadbeach Waters, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,166.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Broadbeach Waters % Broadbeach Waters Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 600 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,800 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Broadbeach Waters, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $600 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,800.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.