About Victoria

The State of Victoria, one of the six states of the Commonwealth of Australia, covers 227,600 square kilometres (87,800 square miles) representing approximately 3% of the total area of Australia. Almost all of Victoria lies in the fertile south-eastern coastal region of Australia.

While Victoria accounts for only 3% of Australia’s land mass, it is responsible for approximately 24% of Australia’s economic activity.

Victoria is the manufacturing, services, innovation and knowledge powerhouse of Australia. With 6.4 million inhabitants, it’s the nation’s most densely populated state.

The capital city, Melbourne, is Australia’s fastest growing city. Melbourne is a cosmopolitan, globalised city of over five million people.

Source: Invest Victoria