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Melbourne is booming faster than ever before, with new population figures showing the city has four of the five fastest growing regions in the nation.
More people are moving to South Morang than any other suburb in the nation, while Cranbourne East, Craigieburn and Point Cook are also in Australia's five fastest growing areas.
South Morang and Cranbourne East each increased by 5000 people last year.
The figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed the population of Melbourne climbed 107,770 to 4.64 million in 2016 – a jump of 2.4 per cent, the fastest in the nation.
Brisbane grew 1.8 per cent, and Greater Sydney 1.7 per cent to pass 5 million for the first time.
Canberra's population grew 1.7 per cent, Perth's 1.3 per cent, Darwin and Hobart 0.8 per cent, and Adelaide 0.7 per cent.
The figures also showed a record 1.9 per cent of Australia's population was born in India by 2016, more than double the 0.8 per cent recorded a decade earlier.
The proportion born in China jumped from 1.2 per cent to 2.2 per cent.
A record 28 per cent of Australians were born overseas, up from 24 per cent ten years earlier
Britain remains the most common origin country for Australians born overseas, accounting for 5 per cent of the population, down from 5.5 per cent 10 years ago. New Zealand is the second most common country of birth, accounting for 2.5 per cent of the population, up from 2.1 per cent.
Along with India and China, south-east Asia accounts for a growing share of Australia's population with the Philippines share climbing from 0.7 to 1 per cent, Vietnam's share climbing from 0.9 to 1 per cent and Malaysia's from 0.5 to 0.7 per cent.