Central Melbourne has one of the fastest growing residential populations in Australia. Residents of the city centre are of mixed social status. On one hand, living in the centre of the city offers proximity to work and the best access to public transport. On the other hand, there are many strata titled studio apartments that have no carparks and limited space. As a result, there is a mix of students and young urban professionals living in the locality of Melbourne, with a relatively low car dependency.
According to the 2016 census, there were 47,285 residents. 20.0% of residents were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China 21.5%, Malaysia 7.2%, India 5.7%, Indonesia 3.9% and South Korea 3.4%. 28.8% of residents spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 26.4%, Cantonese 4.9%, Indonesian 3.5%, Korean 3.1% and Thai 2.3%.
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Fast Facts about Buy New Apartments in Melbourne
- Size: 6.2 km²
- Things to do: Many plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River
- Population: 47,285 (2016)
- Founded: Founded on August 30 when settlers landed in 1835
- Fun Fact: The city's motto is Vires acquirit eundo
- North Melbourne Primary School
- Fitzroy Primary School
- Sacred Heart School
- Carlton North Primary School
- Academy of Mary Immaculate
- Christ Church Grammar School
- Enjoy the cinemas at HOYTS Melbourne Central
- Shop till you drop at the Queen Victoria Market
- Explore the Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria
- Seek thrills at Luna Park
- Enjoy Melbournes Famous Night-life