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Glen Eira

The City of Glen Eira has a population of approximately 131,000 (Census 2011, ABS) and has a community of around 56,000 households. In 2011, Glen Eira had just under 40,000 overseas-born migrants living within its boundaries. The majority of these people come from India, China and England.

Find out more at the Glen Eira City Council website

Main suburbs





Glen Huntly

Map of metropolitan Melbourne indicating the location of Glen Eira

About Glen Eira

A man shops in a delicatessen store


Key industries in the area
Professional, scientific and technical
Retail trade
Health care

Travel times

Glen Eira’s suburbs are 10-16km southeast of Melbourne’s city centre.

Transport Time
20-30 mins
Train, tram or bus
15-25 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $1,015,000
(July 2015)
$520 (June 2015)
(July 2015)
$385 (June 2015)

Source: House and unit prices - Home Price Guide Rental prices - Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report

To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
India (3.8%) Greek (4.5%)
China (3.2%) Russian (3.8%)
England (2.8%) Mandarin (3.3%)
South Africa (2.3%) Hebrew (2.3%)
Greece (1.7%)
Italian (1.5%)
Source: Census 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
14 primary schools
There are two hospitals in the Glen Eira area.
Five secondary schools

One university campus

Find a school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and childcare in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.