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Richmond is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 3 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Yarra municipality. The 2011 Census listed Richmond's population as 26,121. Three of the 82 designated major activity centres identified in the Melbourne 2030 Metropolitan Strategy are located in Richmond—the commercial strips of Victoria Street, Bridge Road and Swan Street. The diverse suburb has been the subject of gentrification since the early 1990s and now contains an eclectic mix of expensively converted warehouse residences, public housing high-rise flats and terrace houses from the Victorian-era. The residential segment of the suburb exists among a lively retail sector. Richmond was home to the Nine Network studios, under the callsign of GTV-9, until the studios moved to Docklands in 2011. Dimmeys is long associated with Richmond, although it is located in the neighbouring suburb of Cremorne. The suburb is well known for its popular factory outlets along Bridge Road, remaining an attraction to the area. Richmond is well known for its vibrant and popular Little Saigon area along Victoria Street; however, the area is also recognised for the illicit drug dealing (especially heroin) that occurs in both street-based and domestic contexts. Richmond was named after Richmond Hill, London, with its outlook of the river bend (Yarra), however the waterfront area was later named Cremorne.

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Is Richmond in Australia on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. When planning a trip to Richmond, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Melbourne. 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. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Richmond*

  • Pollution Statistics in Richmond

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

    • Air Pollution 23.27 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.21 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.86 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.99 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.3 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.65 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.54 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.48 (Very Low)
  • Richmond: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.12 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.94 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.95 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.03 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.28 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.97 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.69 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.48 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.82 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.89 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.77 (Moderate)
  • Living in Richmond - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Richmond is 169.07 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.79 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.92 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.94 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.81 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 103.93 (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 Richmond

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.2 USD

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

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