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Glenorchy is a business district and suburb in the northern part of greater Hobart, capital of the state of Tasmania, Australia. The land was originally used for agriculture (particularly orchards) but is now a largely suburban, working-class area. It is the seat of the local government area of the same name, the City of Glenorchy. Glenorchy is home to many facilities of the northern suburbs. These include an outdoor swimming pool, a cinema, an Australian rules football oval and a football (soccer) ground (both part of the KGV Oval complex), a bowls club, and a public area called Tolosa Park. Glenorchy is also home to the Tasmanian Transport Museum. A major feature of the park is its open-air auditorium, primarily used for musical performances. Schools in the area include Glenorchy Primary School, Cosgrove High School, Guilford Young College and Dominic College. The main traffic route in and out of Glenorchy is the Main Road, which passes the area in a north-south direction. Glenorchy is a physically large suburb, and some parts of it have been given alternate names: * Elwick is the name given to the area east of the Brooker Highway, including the Elwick Racecourse and the Hobart Showground. * Merton refers to the Barossa Road area, and the surrounding bushlands between Glenorchy and Lenah Valley. * O'Brien's Bridge was the name of the first settlement in 1809. At the 2011 Australian census, the suburb of Glenorchy had a population of 10,534.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Glenorchy, Australia. Explore Glenorchy travel guide before you plan your trip here. After your splendid visit to Glenorchy, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Hobart. Hobart is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Mount Wellington, Museum Of Old And New Art, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. To explore Glenorchy, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Glenorchy*

  • Pollution Statistics in Glenorchy

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

    • Air Pollution 14.77 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.69 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7.81 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 13.16 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.88 (Low)
  • Glenorchy: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 34.68 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.42 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.45 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.03 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.03 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.94 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.68 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.97 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.45 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.52 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.52 (Low)
  • Living in Glenorchy - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Glenorchy is 172.95 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.25 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.2 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.45 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.04 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.4 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 83.35 (Moderate)
    • 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 Glenorchy

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 63.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.05 USD

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

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