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Migration by 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).

Understanding where the City of Boroondara's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the City of Boroondara'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 Boroondara'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 Boroondara
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201156,957
Residents who had moved within the City of Boroondara 15,460
Migration from other parts of Victoria22,998
Migration to other parts of Victoria27,251
Net Migration from other parts of Victoria-4,253
Migration from other parts of Australia5,060
Migration to other parts of Australia4,418
Net Migration from other parts of Australia642
Migration from other countries13,042
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 Boroondara
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales2,0781,559519
Victoria22,99827,251-4,253
Queensland1,0501,135-85
South Australia590397193
Western Australia71167536
Tasmania24122219
Northern Territory77104-27
Australian Capital Territory313326-13

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 Boroondara
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Whitehorse (C)2,7953,940-1,145
Mornington Peninsula (S)281755-474
Wyndham (C)149527-378
Maroondah (C)408756-348
Port Phillip (C)8501,144-294
Darebin (C)712979-267
Banyule (C)746983-237
Melbourne (C)1,2591,484-225
Kingston (C)228432-204
Hobsons Bay (C)132283-151

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 Boroondara
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
South Gippsland (S)12147+74
Mildura (RC)8819+69
Wellington (S)11142+69
Latrobe (C)13676+60
Yarra (C)2,0221,962+60
Mitcham (C)8133+48
Wodonga (RC)8033+47
Monash (C)1,5511,505+46
Campaspe (S)6927+42
Albury (C)8849+39

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.