Arundel, Queensland

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Arundel
Gold CoastQueensland
Population9,575 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s)4214
LGA(s)Gold Coast City
State electorate(s)Southport
Federal Division(s)Fadden
Suburbs around Arundel:
HelensvaleCoombabahBiggera Waters
GavenArundelLabrador
MolendinarParkwoodSouthport
 
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Arundel
Gold CoastQueensland
Population9,575 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s)4214
LGA(s)Gold Coast City
State electorate(s)Southport
Federal Division(s)Fadden
Suburbs around Arundel:
HelensvaleCoombabahBiggera Waters
GavenArundelLabrador
MolendinarParkwoodSouthport

Arundel is a suburb in Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 Census, Arundel had a population of 9,575.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located in the suburb is the Coombabah Lake Conservation Park, bordered by Coombabah Creek and adjacent to the Ivan Gibbs Wetlands Reserve in Coombabah. The Biggera Creek Dam is located in Arundel. It was built for the purpose of flood mitigation.

Education[edit]

Arundel Primary School and AB Paterson College are the two schools in Arundel. Nearby Griffith University is situated in the adjacent suburb of Southport.

Amenities[edit]

Situated nearby is the Arundel Hills Country Club, with its own golf course. Other major facilities are located in adjacent suburbs, including Helensvale railway station and Westfield Helensvale (Helensvale), Harbour Town Shopping Centre (Biggera Waters) and Griffith University and Parklands (Southport).

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Arundel is 9,575, 51.7% female and 48.3% male.[1] The median/average age of the Arundel population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average. 60.9% of people living in Arundel were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.7%, England 5.5%, China 1.3%, South Africa 1.2%, Korea, Republic of 1.2%. 80% of people speak English as their first language 1.6% Korean, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.2% Japanese, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.5% Greek.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Arundel (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Arundel (entry 46024)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 

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Coordinates: 38°22′S 142°49′E / 38.367°S 142.817°E / -38.367; 142.817