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Altona is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 km south-west of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hobsons Bay. At the 2011 census, Altona had a population of 9,918. Altona is a large suburb consisting of low density residential in the south-eastern half, with mixed industry in the north-western half. A key feature is Altona Beach on Port Phillip, which is one of only two swimming beaches in the western suburbs (the other being Williamstown Beach). Altona takes its name from the then independent German city of Altona which is today a borough of Hamburg.


Is Altona in Australia on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Melbourne, Australia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Melbourne for its bountiful attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central on your trip to Altona. Also, to reach Altona, you'll have to take a flight to Melbourne; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Altona*

  • Pollution Statistics in Altona

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

    • Air Pollution 23.54 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.43 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.85 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.45 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.9 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.85 (Very Low)
  • Altona: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 41.77 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.56 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.27 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.73 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.98 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.71 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.21 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.9 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.02 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.09 (Moderate)
  • Living in Altona - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Altona is 186.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.92 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.93 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.05 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.58 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.27 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.41 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.63 (Very 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 Altona

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.07 USD

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

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