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City of Boroondara

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Boroondara (+74) was from South Gippsland (S), whilst the highest net loss (-1,145) was to Whitehorse (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the City of Boroondara 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 the City of Boroondara'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
City of Boroondara - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
South Gippsland (S)12147+74
Wellington (S)11142+69
Mildura (RC)8819+69
Yarra (C)2,0221,962+60
Latrobe (C)13676+60
Mitcham (C)8133+48
Wodonga (RC)8033+47
Monash (C)1,5511,505+46
Campaspe (S)6927+42
Albury (C)8849+39
Nedlands (C)6527+38
Swan Hill (RC)426+36
Leichhardt (A)6732+35
Stirling (C)12490+34
Greater Shepparton (C)9865+33
Ku-ring-gai (A)146115+31
Horsham (RC)343+31
Coffs Harbour (C)336+27
North Sydney (A)10277+25
Burnside (C)6035+25
Wagga Wagga (C)3510+25
Subiaco (C)4622+24
Sutherland Shire (A)4622+24
Canada Bay (A)4421+23
Moira (S)5532+23
West Torrens (C)3210+22
Charles Sturt (C)5230+22
Waverley (A)5231+21
Southern Grampians (S)3312+21
Armidale Dumaresq (A)190+19
Onkaparinga (C)223+19
Northern Grampians (S)213+18
Deniliquin (A)180+18
Barossa (DC)180+18
Willoughby (C)8466+18
West Tamar (M)180+18
Ryde (C)4527+18
Corangamite (S)247+17
Launceston (C)5337+16
Buloke (S)183+15
Logan (C)2510+15
Hunters Hill (A)140+14
Gannawarra (S)140+14
West Wimmera (S)140+14
Newcastle (C)3925+14
Eurobodalla (A)173+14
Tea Tree Gully (C)130+13
Hindmarsh (S)163+13
Mosman Park (T)130+13
Wyong (A)130+13
Colac-Otway (S)3523+12
Tweed (A)197+12
Mount Gambier (C)120+12
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)3725+12
Campbelltown (C)120+12
Wangaratta (RC)3928+11
Joondalup (C)4736+11
Greater Bendigo (C)144133+11
Cairns (R)6251+11
Melville (C)7261+11
Wingecarribee (A)144+10
Albany (C)100+10
Byron (A)3727+10
Alpine (S)3727+10
Strathfield (A)2313+10
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)177+10
Corowa Shire (A)166+10
Gosford (C)2313+10
Glenelg (S)2010+10
Shellharbour (C)90+9
Murray (A)156+9
Warrnambool (C)7364+9
Uralla (A)90+9
Walkerville (M)123+9
Latrobe (M)90+9
Penrith (C)134+9
Moyne (S)2718+9
Mundaring (S)90+9
Yarriambiack (S)113+8
Griffith (C)70+7
Campbelltown (C)2215+7
Moonee Valley (C)344337+7
Narrabri (A)70+7
Redland (C)2518+7
Brimbank (C)178171+7
Bega Valley (A)2518+7
Light (RegC)70+7
Benalla (RC)2316+7
Hurstville (C)1610+6
Bassendean (T)60+6
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)60+6
Towong (S)126+6
Wollongong (C)3731+6
Canning (C)2115+6
Blacktown (C)1610+6
Lake Macquarie (C)1610+6
Liverpool (C)126+6
Moorabool (S)4236+6
Central Highlands (R)60+6
Harvey (S)60+6
Roxby Downs (M)60+6
Cooma-Monaro (A)60+6
Central Goldfields (S)93+6
Port Augusta (C)60+6
Capel (S)60+6
Palerang (A)60+6
Bombala (A)60+6
Katherine (T)60+6
Dubbo (C)149+5
Wakool (A)83+5
Ararat (RC)1712+5
Berrigan (A)138+5
Indigo (S)3631+5
Greater Hume Shire (A)116+5
Fairfield (C)73+4
Victoria Park (T)128+4
Rockdale (C)1915+4
Warringah (A)3733+4
Broken Hill (C)73+4
Holroyd (C)129+3
Nambucca (A)63+3
Glenorchy (C)129+3
Adelaide (C)3431+3
Townsville (C)4037+3
Bundaberg (R)96+3
Rockhampton (R)107+3
Gawler (T)63+3
Burnie (C)63+3
Alice Springs (T)1512+3
Marrickville (A)4139+2
Hornsby (A)5351+2
Mandurah (C)86+2
Shoalhaven (C)64+2
Toowoomba (R)87+1
Adelaide Hills (DC)109+1
Blue Mountains (C)98+1
Cottesloe (T)1110+1
Broome (S)76+1
South Perth (C)2827+1
Manly (A)2322+1
Canterbury (C)770
Kingborough (M)12120
Kalamunda (S)660
Loddon (S)770
Ballina (A)990
Belmont (C)770
Lane Cove (A)2829-1
Moreton Bay (R)3536-1
Bankstown (C)67-1
Fremantle (C)910-1
Botany Bay (C)910-1
Prospect (C)910-1
Yarra Ranges (S)416417-1
Pyrenees (S)56-1
Perth (C)2021-1
Orange (C)89-1
Parramatta (C)2123-2
Wentworth (A)46-2
Baw Baw (S)7275-3
Wanneroo (C)1518-3
Kogarah (C)912-3
Northern Midlands (M)36-3
Mosman (A)4245-3
Hobart (C)8588-3
Mackay (R)1215-3
Unley (C)4044-4
Cockburn (C)2428-4
Randwick (C)6266-4
Nillumbik (S)294298-4
Whitsunday (R)914-5
Fraser Coast (R)49-5
Geraldton-Greenough (C)49-5
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)4045-5
Rockingham (C)1015-5
Greater Geraldton49-5
Cessnock (C)06-6
Armadale (C)06-6
East Gippsland (S)8187-6
Clarence (C)2531-6
West Arnhem (S)06-6
Busselton (S)39-6
Murrindindi (S)3440-6
Sorell (M)06-6
Port Hedland (T)39-6
Palmerston (C)39-6
Unincorporated NT39-6
Salisbury (C)06-6
Port Stephens (A)39-6
Great Lakes (A)06-6
Peppermint Grove (S)06-6
Woollahra (A)4653-7
Bland (A)310-7
East Pilbara (S)07-7
Bunbury (C)07-7
No usual address (WA)07-7
Alexandrina (DC)310-7
Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)07-7
Litchfield (M)310-7
Bayswater (C)2028-8
Singleton (A)09-9
Mount Isa (C)09-9
Gosnells (C)918-9
No usual address (Qld)09-9
Greater Dandenong (C)154163-9
Marion (C)1120-9
Wattle Range (DC)09-9
No usual address (NSW)010-10
Vincent (T)2333-10
Tablelands (R)010-10
Burwood (A)919-10
Golden Plains (S)1021-11
Ipswich (C)314-11
Cambridge (T)2637-11
Strathbogie (S)1526-11
Yass Valley (A)012-12
Cardinia (S)127139-12
Claremont (T)315-12
Unincorporated ACT310322-12
Auburn (C)316-13
Ashfield (A)1528-13
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)013-13
Holdfast Bay (C)2438-14
Queanbeyan (C)317-14
Sunshine Coast (R)92107-15
Mitchell (S)3450-16
Pittwater (A)1834-16
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)018-18
East Fremantle (T)018-18
Bass Coast (S)83102-19
Darwin (C)3858-20
The Hills Shire (A)1839-21
Ballarat (C)161184-23
Sydney (C)127154-27
Queenscliffe (B)1548-33
Brisbane (C)498532-34
Hepburn (S)1957-38
Mount Alexander (S)3776-39
Knox (C)529571-42
Mansfield (S)2672-46
Hume (C)96147-51
No usual address (Vic.)1574-59
Gold Coast (C)158217-59
Manningham (C)1,8901,954-64
Stonnington (C)2,3962,466-70
Melton (S)44126-82
Moreland (C)620706-86
Surf Coast (S)60151-91
Whittlesea (C)209304-95
Macedon Ranges (S)56164-108
Casey (C)308419-111
Frankston (C)99224-125
Maribyrnong (C)225355-130
Greater Geelong (C)264401-137
Glen Eira (C)711852-141
Bayside (C)268418-150
Hobsons Bay (C)132283-151
Kingston (C)228432-204
Melbourne (C)1,2591,484-225
Banyule (C)746983-237
Darebin (C)712979-267
Port Phillip (C)8501,144-294
Maroondah (C)408756-348
Wyndham (C)149527-378
Mornington Peninsula (S)281755-474
Whitehorse (C)2,7953,940-1,145
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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.