Population of Melbourne 2019 - Australia (VIC)
"City of culture"
The population of Melbourne in 2019, is a very diverse city with a population of over 4.8 million people in the greater Melbourne area. However, urban centers around Melbourne increase these figures greatly. In 2018 CNN ranked Melbourne the 2th most livable city in the world. Included in the list are Sydney (5th) and Adelaide (10th). The reason for the high ranking is because of the high quality of life Australian residence have.
Other populated areas in New South Wales
|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|
The top response for religious affiliation was “No Religion” at 31%, closely followed by “Catholic” at 23.4% of the Greater Melbourne population. Compared to the rest of Australia Melbourne has a higher percentage of “No Religion”. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census. View our article on Types of religion in Australia.
The Greater Melbourne Population has a variety of occupations, but nearly a quarter of the population are “professionals” at 25%. The next highest occupation is “clerical and administrative workers” at 13.9% which is only slightly higher than the Australian average of 13.6%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
Melbourne - Victoria
Melbourne is a very culturally diverse city, with art around every corner. It’s said to be a more European than city than Sydney and has a much colder climate.
Demographic - Male & Female
The Greater Melbourne population is split by 51% female and 49% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
The Greater Melbourne’s populations median age is 36 years old. The biggest age group is 30-34 year olds at 8.2% of the greater Melbourne population (367,913 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
The Greater Melbourne population has an average weekly household income of $1,542. However, the average personal income was $673 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
The Greater Melbourne population pays on average $350 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.7 in MEL. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
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.
Facts about Melbourne
- Melbourne is the fox capital of the world with 6 -23 fox’s per square km in the urban areas.
- Melbourne’s tram system is the largest in the world.
- The Australian Mint is located in Melbourne, Victoria and printed the world’s first plastic polymer note.
- Melbourne was originally called Batmania after one of the foundering fathers “John Batman”