Caulfield East
Caulfield East is located in Melbourne
Caulfield East
Caulfield East
Coordinates37°52′34″S 145°02′38″E / 37.876°S 145.044°E / -37.876; 145.044
Population1,293 (2021 census)[1]
 • Density990/km2 (2,580/sq mi)
Elevation54 m (177 ft)
Area1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location10 km (6 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Glen Eira
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)Macnamara
Suburbs around Caulfield East:
Caulfield North Malvern East
Caulfield East
Caulfield Glen Huntly Carnegie

Caulfield East is an inner suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Glen Eira local government area. Caulfield East recorded a population of 1,293 at the 2021 census.[1]

The suburb contains landmarks such as the Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield railway station, the Caulfield Campus of Monash University and Glen Eira College. The suburb is bounded by Booran Road and Kambrook Road to the west, Dandenong Road to the north, Grange Road to the east and Neerim Road to the south.


Caulfield East Post Office opened on 6 December 1888, and was known briefly in 1928 and 1929 as Malvern East.[2]


As of the 2016 census, Caulfield East had a population of 1,584. 43.5% of people were born in Australia. The next most common country of birth was China at 22.7%. 49.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin at 22.9%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 45.7% and Catholic 17.4%.[3]


Located on Dandenong Road, Caulfield Plaza Shopping Centre features 15 different stores and services, with two of these being anchor tenants.[4][5] The centre is owned by Monash University which acquired the centre after the purchase of the Chisholm Institute of Technology in 1990.[6][7]

See also


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Caulfield East (Suburbs and Localities)". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Caulfield East (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 October 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Caulfield Plaza Shopping Centre located in Victoria, location, hours, store list, directions". Australia Shoppings. Retrieved 24 September 2022.
  5. ^ "Caulfield Plaza Shopping Centre". Retrieved 24 September 2022.
  6. ^ "Caulfield Institute of Technology / Chisholm Institute of Technology 1968 - 1990". Records Archives. Retrieved 24 September 2022.
  7. ^ Assembly, Victoria Parliament Legislative (1988). Victoria Parliamentary Debates (Hansard).: Legislative Assembly. Government Printer, South Africa.