Victoria - Australian Population 2022

Victoria Australia

Victoria - Population 2022

As of March 2018, the populace of Victoria was estimated to be 6,460,675. By 2019, the number is predicted to exceed 6.5 million, representing a 2.2 percent rise over prior years. In Australia, this is the largest percentage change. Melbourne, the capital of VIC (Victoria), is also the state’s most populated city.

As of the 31st of March 2018, the population is estimated to be 6,460,675 people. This is a 2.2 percent increase from March 31st, 2017. Overseas migration is expected to total 236,800 persons, compared to 259,600 people in Australia last year.(Government Statistics

Capital of Victoria - Melbourne

Melbourne, with a population of approximately 4.8 million people in the wider Melbourne region, is an extremely diversified metropolis in 2019. According to Business Insider, Melbourne is the second most comfortable living city in the world in 2018. Sydney (5th), Adelaide (10th), and Brisbane (12th) are all on the list (22nd). The good quality of life enjoyed by Australian residents is the reason for the ranking.

States and territories population

States and TerritoriesPopulation March 2019
Percentage change over 2017-18
New South Wales – Sydney7,988,2411.5%
Victoria – Melbourne6,460,6752.2%
Queensland – Brisbane5,011,2161.7%
South Austrlia – Adelaide1,736,4220.7%
Western Australia – Perth2,595,1920.8%
Tasmania – Hobart528,2011.1%
Capital Territory – Canberra420,9602.2%
Northern Territory – Darwin247,327-0.1%
*Total Australian Population24,899,1001.6%

*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island. 

Median Age

Victoria’s population has a median age of 37 years. The 30-34 and 45-49 year old age groups account for 7.6% of the VIC population (447,927 People). This information was gathered using the most recent Australian government census

👤 37 Years Old

Demographic - Male & Female

The population of Victoria is divided into two groups: 50.9% females and 49.1% males. This information was obtained from the most recent census conducted by the Australian government.

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Facts about Victoria's Population

  • Victoria is home to the world-famous Great Ocean Road, which stretches for 243 kilometers along the coast. It has also been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The Australian Mint, based in Melbourne, Victoria, was the first to produce a plastic polymer note.
  • Melbourne’s tramways have a total length of 244 kilometers and 450 trams. It is one of the world’s biggest tram networks.
  • In 1851, Victoria and Tasmania played the first intercolonial cricket match.

Median weekly household income

In Victoria the population has an average weekly household income of $1,419. However, the average personal income is $644 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census. 

💲 1,419 a week

Median weekly rent

In Victoria the average rent payment is $325 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.6 in VIC. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census

💲 325 a week

Religion Affiliation

The top response for religious affiliation  was “No religion” at 31.7%, closely followed by Catholic at 23.2% of the Victorian population. Since the last census in 2011 the number of people responding as having no religion has gone up by 8.2%.  This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census


The population of Victoria have a variety of occupations, but nearly a quarter of the population are “professionals” at 23.3%. The next highest occupation is “Managers” at 13.5% which is higher than the Australian average of 13%.  This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census

Most populated areas in Victoria 2022

RankCityEstimated Population
1Melbourne – New South Wales4,196,201
2Geelong – Victoria157,103
8Shepparton – Mooroopna46,194
14Ocean Grove – Barwon Heads18,208
15Bacchus Marsh17,303
16Torquay – Jan Juc16,942
18Moe – Newborough15,062
25Drysdale – Clifton Springs12,483

Facts about Australia's Population

  • NSW was founded as a penal colony in 1788 and had a land mass of more than half of Australia. 
  • NSW has a land mass of 802 000 square kilometres or 10.4% of Australia’s total land.
  • The Sydney opera house has over 1 million tiles covering it roof.
  • coastline is  2137 km long
  • NSW’ famous Blue Mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage area. 

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