List of places in Victoria by population

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This is a list of places in the Australian state of Victoria by population.

Urban centres are defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics as being a population cluster of 1,000 or more people. For statistical purposes, people living in urban centres are classified as urban.[clarification needed] The below figures represent the populations of the contiguous built-up areas of each city.

Melbourne, the most populated city in Victoria.
Looking south over Sturt Street and the CBD toward Bridge Mall from Ballarat Town Hall clock tower
Pall Mall and Charing Cross in 1909. Bendigo had become a bustling city with a large transport network.
Rank Urban Centre Population
2006 census[1] 2011 census[2]
Steady 1 Melbourne 3,371,888 3,707,530
Steady 2 Geelong 137,220 143,921
Steady 3 Ballarat 78,221 85,935
Steady 4 Bendigo 76,051 82,794
Steady 5 Shepparton-Mooroopna 38,773 42,741
Steady 6 Melton 35,490 45,624
Steady 7 Sunbury 29,566 33,062
Increase 8 Pakenham 18,804 32,911
Decrease 9 Mildura 30,016 31,361
Decrease 10 Wodonga 29,710 31,605
Decrease 11 Warrnambool 28,150 29,284
Decrease 12 Traralgon 21,960 24,590
Steady 13 Wangaratta 16,845 17,377
Increase 14 Ocean Grove-Barwon Heads 14,125 16,093
Decrease 15 Moe-Yallourn 15,582 15,292
Steady 16 Horsham 14,125 15,292
Increase 17 Bacchus Marsh 13,261 14,913
Decrease 18 Morwell 13,399 13,691
Increase 19 Torquay-Jan Juc 9,851 13,339
Increase 20 Warragul 11,498 13,081
Decrease 21 Sale 13,336 12,766
Decrease 22 Echuca 12,358 12,613
Steady 23 Bairnsdale 11,282 11,820
Steady 24 Colac 10,857 11,415
Steady 25 Lara 10,525 11,192
Steady 26 Drysdale-Clifton Springs 10,217 10,927
Steady 27 Portland 9,820 9,950
Steady 28 Swan Hill 9,684 9,894
Increase 29 Leopold 8,160 9,608
Increase 30 Drouin 6,858 9,368
Decrease 31 Hamilton 9,379 9,346
Decrease 32 Benalla 9,129 9,328
Increase 33 Castlemaine 7,248 9,124
Increase 34 Gisborne 6,398 8,057
Decrease 35 Healesville 7,355 7,993
Increase 36 Wallan 5,410 7,811
Steady 37 Wonthaggi 6,529 7,279
Decrease 38 Maryborough 7,692 7,174
Decrease 39 Ararat 7,169 7,024
Increase 40 Yarrawonga 5,727 6,793
Increase 41 Kilmore 4,721 6,142
Increase 42 Lakes Entrance 5,548 5,965
Decrease 43 Seymour 6,063 5,914
Decrease 44 Stawell 5,877 5,734
Decrease 45 Kyabram 5,623 5,642
Decrease 46 Cobram 5,063 5,420
Increase 47 Maffra 4,046 5,112
Increase 48 Leongatha 4,504 4,894
Decrease 49 Churchill 4,588 4,750
Steady 50 Kyneton 4,286 4,460

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics - Urban Centre/Locality - 2006 Census
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics - Urban Centre/Locality - 2011 Census