Benalla Rural CityCommunity profile

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Benalla Rural City

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Benalla Rural City (+61) was from Strathbogie (S), whilst the highest net loss (-53) was to Wangaratta (RC).

The age structure of people who move into and out of Benalla Rural City 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 Benalla Rural City'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
Benalla Rural City - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Strathbogie (S)9938+61
Yarra Ranges (S)6121+40
Campaspe (S)5216+36
Mornington Peninsula (S)5423+31
Hume (C)389+29
Cardinia (S)336+27
Mitchell (S)4115+26
Whittlesea (C)293+26
Casey (C)4419+25
Alpine (S)3815+23
Frankston (C)4324+19
Knox (C)3018+12
Greater Hume Shire (A)120+12
Bundaberg (R)120+12
Wellington (S)120+12
Yarra (C)110+11
Western Downs (R)143+11
Berrigan (A)143+11
East Gippsland (S)199+10
Mansfield (S)4738+9
Murrindindi (S)2516+9
Southern Grampians (S)90+9
Swan Hill (RC)113+8
Hobsons Bay (C)157+8
Penrith (C)124+8
Maroondah (C)1811+7
Monash (C)2518+7
Greater Dandenong (C)159+6
Shellharbour (C)60+6
Hunters Hill (A)60+6
Gosford (C)60+6
Waverley (A)60+6
Wollongong (C)60+6
No usual address (Vic.)60+6
Tablelands (R)60+6
Tea Tree Gully (C)60+6
Fraser Coast (R)159+6
Gold Coast (C)137+6
Lockyer Valley (R)60+6
Meander Valley (M)60+6
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)117+4
Burnie (C)63+3
Unincorporated ACT96+3
Cairns (R)129+3
Ararat (RC)63+3
Glen Eira (C)1512+3
Brimbank (C)1715+2
Launceston (C)64+2
Blacktown (C)98+1
Moonee Valley (C)1817+1
Moyne (S)660
Corowa Shire (A)770
Wagga Wagga (C)12120
Darwin (C)15150
Hobart (C)660
Maribyrnong (C)810-2
Indigo (S)1315-2
Kingston (C)1619-3
Loddon (S)36-3
Macedon Ranges (S)912-3
South Gippsland (S)36-3
Tumut Shire (A)36-3
Palmerston (C)36-3
Warrnambool (C)36-3
Towong (S)36-3
Whitehorse (C)1619-3
Sunshine Coast (R)36-3
Gladstone (R)37-4
Bayside (C)610-4
Wingecarribee (A)06-6
Banyule (C)2127-6
Baw Baw (S)39-6
Eurobodalla (A)06-6
Bathurst Regional (A)06-6
The Hills Shire (A)06-6
Port Phillip (C)814-6
Moorabool (S)39-6
Melton (S)915-6
Manningham (C)410-6
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)06-6
Toowoomba (R)39-6
Whitsunday (R)612-6
Goyder (DC)06-6
Glenelg (S)07-7
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)07-7
Liverpool (C)07-7
Boroondara (C)1623-7
Moreland (C)2331-8
Brisbane (C)614-8
Redland (C)09-9
Stirling (C)09-9
Murray (A)09-9
Logan (C)616-10
Mackay (R)010-10
Townsville (C)313-10
Mildura (RC)011-11
Coffs Harbour (C)012-12
Cockburn (C)012-12
Wyndham (C)1629-13
Stonnington (C)922-13
Clarence Valley (A)015-15
Darebin (C)2035-15
Latrobe (C)321-18
Greater Bendigo (C)4059-19
Albury (C)2144-23
Melbourne (C)934-25
Moreton Bay (R)026-26
Greater Shepparton (C)85114-29
Moira (S)3669-33
Ballarat (C)1548-33
Greater Geelong (C)1653-37
Wodonga (RC)1151-40
Wangaratta (RC)162215-53
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing , 2011 (Usual Residence Data). Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.