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The population development of Melbourne as well as related information and services (weather, Wikipedia, Google, images).

Name Population
Census
2001-08-07
Population
Census
2006-08-08
Population
Census
2011-08-09
Population
Census
2016-08-09
 
Melbourne (incl. Pakenham)3,157,6493,407,1043,741,7924,196,201

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Different methods of counting and boundaries changes impair the comparability between different censuses.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2016)
Males2,056,095
Females2,140,102
Age Groups (C 2016)
0-14 years760,576
15-64 years2,847,674
65+ years587,946
Age Distribution (C 2016)
0-9 years526,140
10-19 years484,377
20-29 years661,543
30-39 years657,795
40-49 years579,966
50-59 years495,285
60-69 years384,197
70-79 years242,650
80+ years164,243
Religion (C 2016)
Christian1,925,369
Muslim184,282
Buddhist167,884
Hindu126,971
Jew41,468
Other religion / belief63,012
Secular / no religion1,308,971
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia2,462,810
New Zealand74,259
United Kingdom149,706
Chinese Asia185,489
South Asia248,117
South-East Asia245,107
Other country571,691
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia3,315,701
Other nationality621,609
Language (C 2016)
English2,538,593
Indigenous language238
Other language1,422,838
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous20,788
Non-Indigenous3,948,707

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