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Surrey Hills is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area are the Cities of Boroondara and Whitehorse. At the 2011 census, Surrey Hills had a population of 13,133. Surrey Hills is a classic leafy eastern suburb,situated eleven kilometers from the city. It was settled in the late 19th century and evolved with slightly smaller blocks and slightly simpler housing than its neighbor Canterbury. Most of Surrey Hills' streets are lined with now-mature European trees, mostly plane and pin oak, that create the much-lauded leafy look that took nearly a century to achieve. It is bordered by Elgar Road in the east, Riversdale Road in the south, Union Road in the west and Maroondah Highway in the north. The hills in the suburb's name are most obvious near the corner of Canterbury and Elgar roads, which is also the site of the local water storage reservoir.


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Facts and Stats for Surrey Hills*

  • Pollution Statistics in Surrey Hills

    Know the pollution level of Surrey Hills before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.54 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.43 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.85 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.45 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.9 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.85 (Very Low)
  • Surrey Hills: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 41.69 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.6 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.19 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.75 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.88 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.21 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.16 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.96 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.07 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.14 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.36 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.96 (Moderate)
  • Living in Surrey Hills - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Surrey Hills is 186.23 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.97 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.93 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.05 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.4 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.27 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.42 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.46 (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 Surrey Hills

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Surrey Hills

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.65 USD

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

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