5.737 million people (as at June 2013)
Over 70% of the population live in the greater
26.2% of Victoria's population were born overseas
46.8% of Victorians are either first or second generation Australians either being born overseas, or have a parent who was born overseas. They came from more than 200 countries speaking 260 languages and dialects and 135 religious sects.
The top ten countries of birth other than those born in Australia were: England, India, China, New Zealand, Italy, Vietnam, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and the Philippines.