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Melton is an urban area within metropolitan Melbourne, Australia located 35 km west from the capital's central business district. It is the administrative centre of the City of Melton local government area and its most populous centre. At June 2015 Melton had an estimated urban population of 59,500. Melton is considered part of the Greater Melbourne metropolitan area and is included in the capital's population statistical division. Melton began as a small town before being declared a satellite city in 1974, separated from Melbourne's urban area by a green wedge. Since the 1990s it experienced rapid suburban growth into surrounding greenfield land and become a commuter town in the Melbourne-Ballarat growth corridor. Changes to Melbourne's urban growth boundary passed by the state government in 2010 effectively relinquish its satellite city status as it is planned to become part of Melbourne's future conurbation. It is named after Melton Mowbray in the United Kingdom.


Melton in Australia awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Melton. Melton is located at a short trip away from Melbourne a major city in Australia. Add Melbourne to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. A holiday in Melton can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Melton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Melton

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

    • Air Pollution 22.93 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.57 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.78 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.6 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.54 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.93 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.31 (Very Low)
  • Melton: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 42.78 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.42 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.65 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.45 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.13 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.44 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.15 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.89 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.95 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.21 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.74 (Moderate)
  • Living in Melton - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Melton is 186.36 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.91 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.06 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.65 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.2 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.01 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.67 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.27 (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 Melton

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.38 USD

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

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