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Population of Melbourne

Last official estimated population of Melbourne (as Statistical Area Level 2) was 45 231 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.18% of total Australian population and 0.703% of VIC population. Area of Melbourne is 2.40 km², in this year population density was 18 846.25 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+12.57%/yr), Melbourne population in 2020 would be 64 518. [0]


Melbourne historical population from 1991 to 2017 [3]

See also:

Population of Australia
Victoria population
 ↳ Greater Melbourne population
  ↳ Melbourne - Inner
   ↳ Melbourne City
↳ nearby SA2 areas:
- East Melbourne
- Docklands
- Southbank
- Fitzroy
- Carlton
- Parkville
- South Yarra - West
- Fitzroy North

Melbourne on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Melbourne is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./km²] and population change [%/year] [2]

  View borders » (new window) [4]


Population pyramid for Melbourne (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

60 
85+
 65

54 
80-84
 55

86 
75-79
 114

188 
70-74
 250

273 
65-69
 325

388 
60-64
 397

431 
55-59
 457

450 
50-54
 482

608 
45-49
 528

650 
40-44
 876

1 275 
35-39
 1 500

2 705 
30-34
 3 028

5 303 
25-29
 5 239

7 479 
20-24
 6 582

2 217 
15-19
 1 692

113 
10-14
 126

184 
5-9
 192

462 
0-4
 397

Annual growth rate in %:

[1991-1992] +0.87 %/Yr.
[1992-1993] +0.43 %/Yr.
[1993-1994] +4.41 %/Yr.
[1994-1995] +19.95 %/Yr.
[1995-1996] +24.56 %/Yr.
[1996-1997] +23.96 %/Yr.
[1997-1998] +24.90 %/Yr.
[1998-1999] +23.36 %/Yr.
[1999-2000] +27.84 %/Yr.
[2000-2001] +22.95 %/Yr.
[2001-2002] +25.48 %/Yr.
[2002-2003] +18.85 %/Yr.
[2003-2004] +11.64 %/Yr.
[2004-2005] +12.30 %/Yr.
[2005-2006] +6.70 %/Yr.
[2006-2007] +6.40 %/Yr.
[2007-2008] +6.78 %/Yr.
[2008-2009] +8.23 %/Yr.
[2009-2010] +8.70 %/Yr.
[2010-2011] +7.03 %/Yr.
[2011-2012] +14.06 %/Yr.
[2012-2013] +19.16 %/Yr.
[2013-2014] +13.41 %/Yr.
[2014-2015] +10.52 %/Yr.
[2015-2016] +8.12 %/Yr.
[2016-2017] +12.57 %/Yr.


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SA2 and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

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

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

[4] Border coordinates are simplifyed using Ramer-Douglas-Peucker algorithm.