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Blackburn is located in Victoria and considered as a statistical area level 2 (SA2). The 2019 population estimate for Blackburn is stated above. The population of Blackburn is collected during censuses, every five years. In the last census in 2016, Blackburn had a population of 21,383 persons. The live population is calculated using growth rate between 2011 and 2016 and national adjustments after 2016.


Blackburn has an area of 8.6 square kilometres (km2), which provides a population density of 2,484 persons in each square kilometre. Below map presents the area and borders of Blackburn.

map of Blackburn


Blackburn is neighbour with 6 suburbs of Blackburn South, Box Hill, Box Hill North, Donvale - Park Orchards, Forest Hill, and Nunawading. The table below shows the population in 2016. Click on the suburbs to see the live population.

Region Area (km2) Population
Forest Hill 4.1 10,623
Blackburn South 3.6 10,793
Nunawading 5.1 11,880
Donvale - Park Orchards 20.8 15,941
Box Hill North 6.2 17,549
Box Hill 7.0 19,832