Population of Geelong, Australia 2019 (Victoria)
The population of Geelong in 2019, is a very diverse city with a population of over 250,000 people in the Geelong significant urban area. The main towns included in the Geelong significant urban area are Drysdale, Queenscliff, Ocean Grove and Torquay. Geelong is a port side city just a short distance from Melbourne and the Great Ocean road. The City is also the 2nd most populated city in Victoria.
The official estimation of Geelong’s population is 268,277 people as of the last Government estimate in June 2018. 3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia Estimated Resident Population, Significant Urban Areas, Australia (Government Statistics)
Other populated areas in Victoria
|Rank||Significant Urban Areas||Population|
|6||Mildura – Wentworth||51,473|
|7||Shepparton – Mooroopna||51,142|
|8||Traralgon – Morwell||41,626|
|9||Warragul – Drouin||36,538|
|12||Gisborne – Macedon||21,501|
|13||Echuca – Moama||20,851|
|15||Moe – Newborough||16,726|
Industry of employment
The Population of Geelong has a variety of jobs, but a large percentage of the population are “Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) workers” at 5.3%. The next highest industry of employment is “Supermarket and Grocery Stores” at 2.7% which is higher than the Australian average of 2.4%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No Religion” at 34.4%, followed by “Catholic” at 25.2% of Geelong’s population. Overall, this data shows that Geelong is not a religious city, which is similar to the other major cities in Australia. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census in 2016. View our article on types of religion in Australia.
Demographic - Male & Female
The Geelong population is split by 51.5% female and 48.5% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
Geelong’s population median age is 39 years old. The biggest age group is 40-44 year olds at 6.7% of the Geelong Significant urban area population ( 16,580 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census 2016.
Median weekly household income
The population of Geelong has an average weekly household income of $1,288. However, the average personal income was $617 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census 2016.
Median weekly rent
The population of Geelong pays on average $290 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.5 in . This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census 2016.
States and territories population
|States and Territories||Population March 2019|
Percentage change over 2017-18
|New south Wales||7,988,241||1.5%|
|Australian Capital Territory||420,960||2.2%|
|*Total Australian Population||24,899,100||1.6%|
*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island.
A Fact about Geelong
- Along the waterfront every, Baywalk Bollard tells a story about a person or incident. In fact there are 111 Bollards scattered around.