Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
May 05, 2019
May 31, 2019
Document and Entity Section Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Broadcom Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001730168  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --11-03  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date May 05, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   398,073,576
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes