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Population of Greater Melbourne

Last official estimated population of Greater Melbourne (as Greater Capital City Statistical Area) was 4 843 781 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 19,6% of total Australian population. Area of Greater Melbourne is 9 992,00 km², in this year population density was 484,77 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.74%/yr), Greater Melbourne population in 2019 would be 5 113 321. [0]


Greater Melbourne historical population from 1991 to 2017 [2]

See also:

Maybe you would like to know population for these nearby GCC areas too:
- Rest of Vic.
- Rest of Tas.
- Australian Capital Territory
- Greater Hobart
- Greater Adelaide

Greater Melbourne on population maps [3]

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Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1991-1992] +0,72 %/Y
[1992-1993] +0,43 %/Y
[1993-1994] +0,37 %/Y
[1994-1995] +0,78 %/Y
[1995-1996] +1,10 %/Y
[1996-1997] +0,94 %/Y
[1997-1998] +0,99 %/Y
[1998-1999] +1,14 %/Y
[1999-2000] +1,26 %/Y
[2000-2001] +1,45 %/Y
[2001-2002] +1,30 %/Y
[2002-2003] +1,37 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1,33 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1,52 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1,71 %/Y
[2006-2007] +2,15 %/Y
[2007-2008] +2,33 %/Y
[2008-2009] +2,55 %/Y
[2009-2010] +1,84 %/Y
[2010-2011] +1,55 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2,31 %/Y
[2012-2013] +2,44 %/Y
[2013-2014] +2,42 %/Y
[2014-2015] +2,46 %/Y
[2015-2016] +2,80 %/Y
[2016-2017] +2,74 %/Y


Population pyramid for Greater Melbourne (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

57 183 
85+
 34 777

48 268 
80-84
 37 783

63 583 
75-79
 55 408

84 845 
70-74
 78 085

105 740 
65-69
 97 176

121 216 
60-64
 112 284

138 981 
55-59
 132 358

148 505 
50-54
 141 896

168 049 
45-49
 158 746

163 595 
40-44
 162 111

177 492 
35-39
 178 303

205 253 
30-34
 201 533

207 810 
25-29
 206 419

186 373 
20-24
 193 890

139 240 
15-19
 144 256

132 702 
10-14
 140 288

146 819 
5-9
 154 911

154 522 
0-4
 163 381


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about GCCSA on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics / ABS.Stat (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.