Clear Island Waters, Queensland

Clear Island Waters is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Census, Clear Island Waters had a population of 3,986.[2]

Clear Island Waters
Gold CoastQueensland
Canal and houses 2 in Clear Island Waters, Queensland.jpg
Canal homes, 2015
Population4,120 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)Surfers Paradise
Federal Division(s)McPherson
Suburbs around Clear Island Waters:
Carrara Broadbeach Waters Broadbeach Waters
Merrimac Clear Island Waters Mermaid Waters
Robina Robina Mermaid Waters

The suburb is a mid-to-high socioeconomic residential area surrounding the artificial canals of Clear Island Lake and Boobegan Creek.


Clear Island Waters is primarily a residential suburb, and most major facilities are accessible from adjacent suburbs. Surfside Buslines provide public transport throughout the city.

  • Schools - St Vincents Catholic Primary School is the only school in Clear Island Waters, located at the northeastern end of the suburb. High schools are located in adjacent suburbs in Mermaid Waters, Robina, Merrimac and Carrara.
  • Golf courses - Surfers Paradise Golf Club and Merrimac Golf Course are both located in Clear Island Waters. The surrounding suburbs also contain many golf courses.


In the 2011 census, Clear Island Waters recorded a population of 3,986 people, 52.6% female and 47.4% male.[2] The median age of the Clear Island Waters population was 49 years, 12 years above the national median of 37. 56.7% of people living in Clear Island Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.9%, New Zealand 6.8%, South Africa 2.6%, China 2.3%, Taiwan 1.6%. 75.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 4.3% Mandarin, 2.2% Cantonese, 1.6% Japanese, 1.2% Italian, 1% French.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Clear Island Waters (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 February 2018.  
  2. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Clear Island Waters (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 October 2013.  

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Coordinates: 28°02′31″S 153°23′53″E / 28.042°S 153.398°E / -28.042; 153.398