Prahran Tourism

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Prahran (/pɛ'ræn/, also known colloquially as "Pran") is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 5 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Stonnington. At the 2011 Census, Prahran had a population of 11,191. Prahran is a part of Greater Melbourne, with many shops, restaurants and cafes. The area of Prahran, centred along Commercial Road is one of Melbourne's gay villages. The shopping street Chapel Street is a mix of upscale fashion boutiques and cafes. Greville Street, once the centre of the Melbourne's hippie community, has many cafés, bars, restaurants, bookstores, clothing shops and music shops. Prahran takes its name from Pur-ra-ran, a compound of two Aboriginal words, meaning "land partially surrounded by water", in 1837 by George Langhorne. The proximity of the Yarra River and a swamp to the southwest (Albert Park Lake is the remnant) explains that description.

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Facts and Stats for Prahran*

  • Pollution Statistics in Prahran

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

    • Air Pollution 23.54 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.59 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.22 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.21 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.46 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.77 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.66 (Very Low)
  • Prahran: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.35 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.09 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.95 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.12 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.29 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.82 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.71 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.24 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.53 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.69 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.93 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.86 (Moderate)
  • Living in Prahran - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Prahran is 167.91 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.11 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.92 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.47 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.77 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.91 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.44 (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 Prahran

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.01 USD

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

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