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Australia’s most popular shopping centres for 2015 revealed

Broede Carmody /

 

Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre has topped the list of Australia’s most popular retail destinations.

An average 396,000 Australians flood Chadstone Shopping Centre during any four-week period, according to data compiled by Roy Morgan Research.

Westfield in Parramatta comes in at a close second, with an average 385,000 shoppers every four weeks.

Melbourne Central came in at number three on the list with an average 307,000 customers.

The Victorian capital appears to be Australia’s retail powerhouse with eight of the top 20 shopping centres calling Melbourne home.

This is backed up by research published last year by Roy Morgan, which found almost 60% of Victorians aged 14 or over had bought something from a Melbourne shopping centre in the previous four weeks.

Sydney comes in at second with five of the top shopping centres, while Brisbane is home to four.

Here are the 20 most popular Australian shopping centres, according to Roy Morgan, along with their average number of customers in a four-week period:

 

1. Chadstone Shopping Centre                  396,000

2. Westfield Parramatta                              385,000

3. Melbourne Central                                   307,000

4. Westfield Chermside                                303,000

5. Westfield Doncaster                                 290,000

6. Highpoint Shopping Centre                    287,000

7. Macquarie Shopping Centre                   281,000

8. Northland Shopping Centre                   278,000

9. Westfield Bondi Junction                        277,000

10. Westfield Garden City                           268,000

11. Bourke Street Mall                                265,000

12. Macarthur Square SC                           265,000

13. Rundle Mall                                            261,000

14. Westfield Fountain Gate                      256,000

15. Westfield Knox City                              254,000

16. Castle Towers Shopping Centre         249,000

17. Westfield Carindale                              240,000

18. Westfield Carousel                               239,000

19. Indooroopilly Shopping Centre          238,000

20. Robina Town Centre                            232,000

 

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Broede Carmody

Broede Carmody is a former senior reporter at SmartCompany. Previously, he was a co-editor of RMIT University's student magazine Catalyst.

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