Melbourne: Population

Australia's multicultural hub

Melbourne Population

Melbourne’s population also exhibits a refreshing trend towards multi-ethnicity. It is a multicultural city with people from 223 countries, speaking over 180 languages and dialects, and following 116 religious beliefs. 43.5% of the total Melbourne population were either born abroad or are of foreign origin. Melbourne population shows a high concentration of Greeks and Italians. Recently people from other countries like Cambodia, Vietnam, India, the Philippines, and Malaysia have also settled down in this city. Lately there has been an influx from African countries as well, especially from Sudan. Melbourne also has the highest concentration of Jewish community in Oceania.