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Blackburn is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 kilometres (11 mi) east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Whitehorse. At the 2011 Census, Blackburn had a population of 12,796. The origin of the name Blackburn is not certain, but may have been after an early settler or James Blackburn, who designed Yan Yean Reservoir. It lies within the City of Whitehorse, in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Blackburn is bounded in the west by Middleborough Road, in the north by Springfield Road, in the east by an irregular line along streets to the east of Blackburn Lake Sanctuary and in the south by Canterbury Road.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Blackburn, which is a city in Australia. Blackburn is located at a short trip away from Melbourne a major city in Australia. Attractions in Melbourne include Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. Tour packages of Blackburn are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Blackburn*

  • Pollution Statistics in Blackburn

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

    • Air Pollution 23.03 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.36 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.98 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.63 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.6 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.05 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.39 (Very Low)
  • Blackburn: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 42.27 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.02 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.31 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.36 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.11 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.92 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.9 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.12 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.37 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.31 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.16 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.74 (Moderate)
  • Living in Blackburn - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Blackburn is 186.41 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.28 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.06 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.72 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.09 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.74 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.66 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.17 (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 Blackburn

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.05 USD

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

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