Greater Melbourne increased by 113,500 people (2.3%) to reach 5.08 million, the rest of the state increased by 20,500 (1.4%).
The areas with the largest growth were:
- Cranbourne East (up by 7,800 people) in Melbourne's outer south-east
- Mickleham - Yuroke (3,900) in Melbourne's outer north
- Tarneit (3,300) in Melbourne's outer west
The areas with the highest growth rates were:
Components of population change
- Mickleham - Yuroke (53%)
- Rockbank - Mount Cottrell (37%) in Melbourne's outer west
- Cranbourne East (19%)
Centre of population
- Tarneit had the largest natural increase (960 people).
- Cranbourne East had the largest net internal migration gain (6,500 people).
- Inner-city Melbourne had the largest net overseas migration gain (3,400 people).
The centre for Victoria:
- was in the suburb of Coburg North at June 2019, north of Melbourne’s central business district
- moved 200 metres south over 2018-19, towards Melbourne's central business district
The centre for Melbourne:
- was in the suburb of Malvern at June 2019, near the Monash Freeway
- moved 100 metres west over 2018-19, reflecting strong housing development in Melbourne's outer west
The areas with the highest density at June 2019 were:
- inner-city Melbourne (21,900 people per sq km)
- the inner suburbs of Carlton (13,600) and South Yarra - East (10,000)