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Abbotsford is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Yarra. At the 2011 census, Abbotsford had a population of 4,907. Abbotsford is bounded by Collingwood, Richmond and Clifton Hill and separated from Kew by the meandering Yarra River. Formerly part of the City of Collingwood, it is now part of the City of Yarra. Victoria Street forms the southern boundary to Abbotsford (with Richmond); Hoddle Street forms the western boundary (with Collingwood); the Eastern Freeway forms the northern boundary (with Clifton Hill) while the Yarra forms the eastern boundary with Kew, in Boroondara. Some well known Abbotsford landmarks include the Skipping Girl Sign, Dights Falls, the former Collingwood Town Hall, Victoria Park Football Stadium and Abbotsford Convent. Abbotsford is designated one of the 82 Major Activity centres listed in the Metropolitan Strategy Melbourne 2030. Abbotsford takes its name from the estate of John Orr, which in turn is named after a ford in Scotland's Tweed River, used by the Abbott of Melrose Abbey.

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Facts and Stats for Abbotsford*

  • Pollution Statistics in Abbotsford

    Know the pollution level of Abbotsford before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.81 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 32.21 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.87 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.36 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.76 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.79 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.43 (Very Low)
  • Abbotsford: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Abbotsford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Abbotsford.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.32 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.12 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.14 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.86 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.83 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.68 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.99 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.01 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.93 (Moderate)
  • Living in Abbotsford - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Abbotsford is 169.66 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.05 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.3 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.41 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.94 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.8 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Abbotsford

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Abbotsford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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