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Gold CoastQueensland
Guanaba is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°56′15″S 153°14′28″E / 27.9375°S 153.2411°E / -27.9375; 153.2411Coordinates: 27°56′15″S 153°14′28″E / 27.9375°S 153.2411°E / -27.9375; 153.2411
Population793 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density35.88/km2 (92.93/sq mi)
Area22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)Theodore
Federal Division(s)Wright
Suburbs around Guanaba:
Tamborine Mountain Wongawallan Upper Coomera
Tamborine Mountain Guanaba Maudsland
Tamborine Mountain Clagiraba Mount Nathan

Guanaba is a semi-rural locality in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Guanaba had a population of 793 people.[1]


The locality consists of small acreages focused around the equestrian community.

The eastern boundary of Guanaba follows the Coomera River. Tamborine National Park occupies a section in the west where elevations reach to around 40 metres (130 ft) above sea level.


Guanaba State School opened in 1930. It closed circa 1942.[3]

In the 2011 census, Guanaba had a population of 798 people.[4]


In the 2011 census, Guanaba recorded a population of 798 people, 49.6% female and 50.4% male.[4] The median age of the Guanaba population was 43 years, 6 years above the national median of 37. 74.1% of people living in Guanaba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.5%, New Zealand 4.6%, Netherlands 1.5%, Germany 1.3%, Ireland 0.9%. 91.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% Mandarin, 0.8% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Greek.[4]


It is home to the Gold Coast Polo and Country Club.[5]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Guanaba (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Guanaba - locality in City of Gold Coast (entry 46050)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Guanaba (Gold Coast City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ "Equestrian Australia". Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2012.

Further reading[edit]

  • Coghill, Gloria A; Coomera State School (1998). 125 Years of schooling on the Coomera 1873-1998. G. Coghill. ISBN 978-0-646-35838-3.—includes Guanaba State School

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