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Bass Coast Shire

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Bass Coast Shire (+242) was from Casey (C), whilst the highest net loss (-80) was to South Gippsland (S).

The age structure of people who move into and out of Bass Coast Shire is strongly influenced by the residential role and function of the area and can influence demand for particular services. For instance, inner city areas near employment, education and entertainment tend to attract many young people in their late teens and early twenties, who move out in their late twenties and thirties to start families in suburban areas. Rural areas tend to lose young people and gain older families and retirees.

Understanding Bass Coast Shire's attraction to different age groups helps to plan services for the community as well as advocating with other levels of government and private enterprise to provide infrastructure, employment opportunities and facilities which may help to retain age groups which are otherwise leaving the area.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Where does the person usually live?' and 'Where did the person usually live five years ago (at 9 August 2006)'.

Net gains and losses by LGA
Bass Coast Shire - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Casey (C)494252+242
Yarra Ranges (S)30784+223
Knox (C)25552+203
Maroondah (C)18535+150
Kingston (C)17860+118
Latrobe (C)253152+101
Frankston (C)204112+92
Mornington Peninsula (S)212125+87
Monash (C)15173+78
Cardinia (S)291213+78
Greater Dandenong (C)10236+66
Banyule (C)9938+61
Nillumbik (S)7618+58
Whitehorse (C)13476+58
Whittlesea (C)7623+53
Wellington (S)7632+44
Hobsons Bay (C)6118+43
Glen Eira (C)8948+41
Port Phillip (C)8040+40
Murrindindi (S)373+34
Manningham (C)6835+33
Hume (C)4715+32
Wyndham (C)6130+31
Darebin (C)7444+30
Brimbank (C)369+27
Mitchell (S)318+23
Gold Coast (C)6139+22
Tweed (A)3412+22
Moira (S)3413+21
Moreland (C)5837+21
Moonee Valley (C)4424+20
Yarra (C)5636+20
Boroondara (C)10283+19
East Gippsland (S)7657+19
Darwin (C)289+19
Greater Geelong (C)6749+18
Logan (C)2912+17
Mildura (RC)193+16
Macedon Ranges (S)2812+16
Bayside (C)6247+15
Wagga Wagga (C)150+15
Wangaratta (RC)2510+15
Greater Bendigo (C)3622+14
Hepburn (S)163+13
Fraser Coast (R)2310+13
Whitsunday (R)207+13
Western Downs (R)153+12
Brisbane (C)3826+12
Penrith (C)120+12
Eurobodalla (A)110+11
Gosford (C)110+11
Maribyrnong (C)3322+11
Bunbury (C)110+11
Ipswich (C)144+10
Redland (C)100+10
Burnie (C)155+10
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)90+9
Gladstone (R)90+9
Indigo (S)90+9
Pyrenees (S)80+8
Moreton Bay (R)2012+8
Moorabool (S)103+7
Bundaberg (R)70+7
Mansfield (S)70+7
Colac-Otway (S)70+7
Lane Cove (A)70+7
Leichhardt (A)60+6
Baw Baw (S)112106+6
Coffs Harbour (C)93+6
Hornsby (A)93+6
Maitland (C)60+6
Cairns (R)1610+6
Wodonga (RC)93+6
Stonnington (C)4539+6
Anangu Pitjantjatjara (AC)60+6
Light (RegC)60+6
Swan (C)60+6
Port Hedland (T)60+6
Geraldton-Greenough (C)60+6
Greater Geraldton60+6
West Arnhem (S)60+6
Unincorporated NT60+6
Alice Springs (T)1510+5
Unincorporated Vic94+5
Port Stephens (A)94+5
Greater Shepparton (C)1510+5
Swan Hill (RC)139+4
Rockingham (C)106+4
Rockhampton (R)73+4
Clarence (C)106+4
Fremantle (C)63+3
Kwinana (T)63+3
Surf Coast (S)63+3
Northern Grampians (S)63+3
Sydney (C)63+3
Ryde (C)63+3
Palerang (A)63+3
Murray (A)87+1
Albury (C)770
Loddon (S)660
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)660
Launceston (C)990
Unincorporated ACT990
Lismore (C)67-1
Ararat (RC)79-2
Ballina (A)46-2
Canning (C)79-2
Melville (C)46-2
Stirling (C)79-2
Central Coast (M)36-3
Roebourne (S)69-3
Karratha69-3
Isaac (R)36-3
Great Lakes (A)36-3
Lake Macquarie (C)36-3
Horsham (RC)47-3
Wyong (A)37-4
No usual address (WA)37-4
Strathbogie (S)1014-4
No usual address (Vic.)913-4
Warrnambool (C)914-5
Bega Valley (A)914-5
Campaspe (S)2227-5
Hindmarsh (S)06-6
Greater Hume Shire (A)612-6
Muswellbrook (A)06-6
Newcastle (C)06-6
Melton (S)3238-6
Mandurah (C)39-6
Cockburn (C)06-6
Joondalup (C)06-6
Mackay (R)06-6
Tablelands (R)06-6
Mount Gambier (C)06-6
No usual address (Qld)06-6
Hobart (C)39-6
Northern Midlands (M)07-7
Onkaparinga (C)07-7
Toowoomba (R)07-7
Southern Grampians (S)714-7
Alpine (S)310-7
Parramatta (C)07-7
Glenelg (S)412-8
Corangamite (S)614-8
Mount Alexander (S)311-8
Central Goldfields (S)312-9
Shoalhaven (C)09-9
Waratah/Wynyard (M)09-9
Glenorchy (C)010-10
Clarence Valley (A)010-10
Wanneroo (C)010-10
Melbourne (C)3647-11
Townsville (C)315-12
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)016-16
Ballarat (C)1229-17
Moyne (S)018-18
Byron (A)629-23
Sunshine Coast (R)2567-42
South Gippsland (S)407487-80
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing , 2011 (Usual Residence Data). Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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