Footscray Tourism

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Footscray is a suburb (neighborhood) 5 km west of Melbourne, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Maribyrnong. At the 2011 Census, Footscray had a population of 13,203. Footscray is characterised by a very diverse, multicultural central shopping area, which reflects the successive waves of immigration experienced by Melbourne, and by Footscray in particular. Once a centre for Greek, Italian and former Yugoslavian migrants, it later became a hub for Vietnamese and East African immigrants in Melbourne, but has recently begun to undergo gentrification. Footscray is named after Foots Cray, on the River Cray in London, England.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Footscray in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Footscray like a local. After your splendid visit to Footscray, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Melbourne. Melbourne is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. A vacation to Footscray can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Footscray*

  • Pollution Statistics in Footscray

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

    • Air Pollution 23.28 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.03 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.76 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.1 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.51 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.43 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.38 (Very Low)
  • Footscray: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.76 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.51 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.34 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.59 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.78 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.56 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.98 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.47 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.96 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.32 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.03 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.24 (Moderate)
  • Living in Footscray - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Footscray is 184.66 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.73 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.84 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 85.97 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.94 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.24 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 125.32 (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 Footscray

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 107.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 78.14 USD

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

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