Impact on Human Wellbeing
Burleigh Heads have affected human wellbeing in multiple ways. Some positive impacts include the economic success of Burleigh and the recreational activities available at Burleigh. Below is a graph showing the popularity of Burleigh compared to other beaches on the Gold Coast. With sustainable income people can live with a higher standard of living than poorer areas. Also activities such as Nippers and surfing provide recreation for many people. This can give people a educational insight into the Gomobemberri tribe. Some negative impacts are traffic and crime. With the increased number of people coming to Burleigh traffic has become quite an issue in Burleigh. This in turn pollutes the air and causes stress among people. Also with the increase in population crime increased. The population of Burleigh can be seen above. The Gold Coast has the worst crime in Australia; Burleigh is included in this with relatively high crime compared to the rest of the Gold Coast.