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Double Bay is a harbourside eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 4 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district. It is the administrative centre of the local government area of the Municipality of Woollahra. Double Bay has the most expensive real-estate in Australia and takes its name from the bay of Sydney Harbour. It refers to the two geographical formations between Point Piper and Darling Point, which are interrupted by a miniature point in between. The eastern part is also known as Blackburn Cove. Colloquially it is often referred to as "Double Pay", a term coined in the 1980s, due to the high income of people living there, and the nature of the shopping area which features high-end fashion labels.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Double Bay, Australia. Explore Double Bay travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Double Bay is Sydney. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sydney for its bountiful attractions like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, The Rocks on your trip to Double Bay. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Double Bay*

  • Pollution Statistics in Double Bay

    Know the pollution level of Double Bay before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25.96 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.83 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.21 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.13 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.8 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.61 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 24.34 (Low)
  • Double Bay: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 34.24 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.89 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.99 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.26 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.42 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.09 (Low)
    • Attacks 36.17 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.26 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.52 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.11 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.76 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46 (Moderate)
  • Living in Double Bay - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Double Bay is 181.85 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 61.6 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.07 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.6 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.9 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.63 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.64 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.75 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 126.27 (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 Double Bay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Double Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.49 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.1 USD

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

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