Greater Melbourne

  • State

  • Region Size

    3802.66 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Greater Melbourne

Discover Greater Melbourne

Greater Melbourne is a vibrant region that offers accessibility to a large city, together with the relaxed lifestyle that comes with regional living. Enjoy hiking in the surrounding national parks, soaking up the sun on the pristine coastline or indulging in world-class wines at the many wineries in the greater Melbourne region.


People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Greater Melbourne by understanding the people who live there.

  • 4,239,824

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 36

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 2,872,058

    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)

  • 24,974

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 1,619,188

    Persons born overseas (no.)

Greater Melbourne Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Greater Melbourne form an important part of the community.

  • 504,026

    Total number of businesses


A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Greater Melbourne to assist in your decision-making.

  • 3,471,453

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 845

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 504,026

    Total number of businesses


Discover the household make-up of those already living in Greater Melbourne to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 1,583,864

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.7

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 1,154

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 2,000

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 391

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


Have confidence that Greater Melbourne has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 110

    Number of Hospitals

  • 4

    Number of Airports

  • 14

    Number of Universities

Towns of Greater Melbourne

Experience a true rural lifestyle in Cannons Creek and Eynesbury, enjoy coastal living in Tooradin and Warneet, or relax in the tranquility of Little River and Whittlesea.

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