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Camden Council area

Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Camden Council area (+2,117) was from Campbelltown (C), whilst the highest net loss (-448) was to Wollondilly (A).

Understanding where Camden Council area's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where Camden Council area'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.

Camden Council area'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
Camden Council area
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201120,006
Residents who had moved within Camden Council area 7,249
Migration from other parts of New South Wales10,937
Migration to other parts of New South Wales7,581
Net Migration from other parts of New South Wales3,356
Migration from other parts of Australia712
Migration to other parts of Australia1,351
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-639
Migration from other countries927
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
Camden Council area
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales10,9377,5813,356
Victoria143208-65
Queensland353787-434
South Australia3237-5
Western Australia72124-52
Tasmania3160-29
Northern Territory1038-28
Australian Capital Territory7197-26

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
Camden Council area
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Wollondilly (A)1,3731,821-448
Wollongong (C)123256-133
Gold Coast (C)69194-125
Shoalhaven (C)64163-99
Sydney (C)73148-75
Moreton Bay (R)45109-64
Wyong (A)46109-63
Sunshine Coast (R)2485-61
Lake Macquarie (C)865-57
Port Stephens (A)1565-50

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
Camden Council area
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Campbelltown (C)3,5791,462+2,117
Liverpool (C)1,945541+1,404
Fairfield (C)477144+333
Bankstown (C)337111+226
Sutherland Shire (A)339203+136
Penrith (C)261147+114
Blacktown (C)214103+111
Hurstville (C)14440+104
Canterbury (C)8332+51
Holroyd (C)9853+45

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.

Net migration, Australian States and Territories
Net migration, Australian States and Territories ACT, Net migration: -26 NT, Net migration: -28 TAS, Net migration: -29 WA, Net migration: -52 SA, Net migration: -5 QLD, Net migration: -434 VIC, Net migration: -65 NSW, Net migration: +3,356
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Net migration loss - Top 10 LGAs
Net migration loss - Top 10 LGAs Port Stephens (A), Net migration: -50 Lake Macquarie (C), Net migration: -57 Sunshine Coast (R), Net migration: -61 Wyong (A), Net migration: -63 Moreton Bay (R), Net migration: -64 Sydney (C), Net migration: -75 Shoalhaven (C), Net migration: -99 Gold Coast (C), Net migration: -125 Wollongong (C), Net migration: -133 Wollondilly (A), Net migration: -448
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
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