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Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Bayside (+889) was from Port Phillip (C), whilst the highest net loss (-1,194) was to Kingston (C).

Understanding where the City of Bayside's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the City of Bayside's residents are moving to indicates areas of population growth and informs possible strategies to retain and attract residents.

Generally, areas of new housing growth attract residents from established areas, especially young couples and families. Coastal communities attract retirees and people seeking a lifestyle change, while inner city areas and areas near universities attract young adults. These are broad demographic trends, while local demographic factors also have a major impact on population movement.

The City of Bayside's migration data below provides a summary of where current residents lived five years prior to the last Census. The top ten local government areas of population movement are ranked, based on net change - that is, the difference between those who moved in and those who moved out. The areas with the greatest net change (gain or loss) to a particular area may not necessarily be those with the greatest population exchange.

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)'.

Migration into and out of the area, 2006 to 2011
City of Bayside
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201130,179
Residents who had moved within the City of Bayside 9,952
Migration from other parts of Victoria12,058
Migration to other parts of Victoria12,739
Net Migration from other parts of Victoria-681
Migration from other parts of Australia2,248
Migration to other parts of Australia2,306
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-58
Migration from other countries5,654
Migration to other countries--
Net Migration from other countries--

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Migration between the area and other States/Territories
City of Bayside
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales999849150
Victoria12,05812,739-681
Queensland527736-209
South Australia147188-41
Western Australia33427955
Tasmania7388-15
Northern Territory2949-20
Australian Capital Territory13911722

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.

Top 10 LGAs ranked by net loss to the area
City of Bayside
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Kingston (C)1,9593,153-1,194
Mornington Peninsula (S)326811-485
Frankston (C)208655-447
Greater Geelong (C)42185-143
Casey (C)180268-88
Brisbane (C)178264-86
Cardinia (S)25105-80
Sunshine Coast (R)55132-77
Macedon Ranges (S)2377-54
Surf Coast (S)2074-54

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.

Top 10 LGAs ranked by net gain to the area
City of Bayside
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Port Phillip (C)2,2271,338+889
Glen Eira (C)2,3471,974+373
Stonnington (C)830592+238
Monash (C)495290+205
Boroondara (C)418268+150
Whitehorse (C)226121+105
Stirling (C)8730+57
Moonee Valley (C)11673+43
Randwick (C)5824+34
Canada Bay (A)4512+33

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.