Nudgee Beach, Queensland

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Nudgee Beach
BrisbaneQueensland
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Coordinates 27°21′14″S 153°06′04″E / 27.354°S 153.101°E / -27.354; 153.101Coordinates: 27°21′14″S 153°06′04″E / 27.354°S 153.101°E / -27.354; 153.101
Population 261 (2011)[1]
 • Density 55.5/km2 (143.8/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
State electorate(s) Nudgee
Federal Division(s) Lilley
Suburbs around Nudgee Beach:
Shorncliffe Moreton Bay
Boondall Nudgee Beach
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 closet 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.[1]

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

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Nudgee Beach is 261, 48.7% female and 51.3% male.

The median/average age of the Nudgee Beach population is 45 years of age, 8 years above the Australian average.

77.9% of people living in Nudgee Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country 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 speak English as their first language 1.9% German, 1.9% Vietnamese, 1.5% Thai, 1.2% Pacific Austronesian Languages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Nudgee Beach (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

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