Population Growth and Diversity
Truganina is one of the fastest-growing suburbs in Melbourne, with a population of 36,305 at the 2021 census. It is a young and vibrant suburb, with a median age of 30 years.
It is also a multicultural suburb, with people from many different backgrounds and nationalities living in harmony. Some of the most common ancestries in Truganina are Indian, Australian, English, Filipino, and Chinese.
Cultural & Language Diversity
Truganina prides itself on its diverse cultural and language fluency, boasting a melting pot of residents from different backgrounds. Indian ancestry is the most common, followed by English, Australian, Chinese, and Filipino roots.
This blend leads to an array of languages spoken within Truganina’s boundaries; aside from English you’ll hear Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu Arabic and Gujarati echoing in its streets. Born overseas immigrants predominantly stem from India, with substantial contingents also arriving from the Philippines and New Zealand.
A rich Muslim community thrives here alongside Catholicism and Hindu traditions adding to the suburb’s inclusive charm. The melding cultures not only enhance Truganina’s vibrancy but also embody Melbourne’s multicultural ethos which has seen significant population growth over time.