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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to City of Canterbury Bankstown (+2,278) was from Marrickville (A), whilst the highest net loss (-2,036) was to Liverpool (C).

Understanding where City of Canterbury Bankstown's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where City of Canterbury Bankstown'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.

City of Canterbury Bankstown'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 Canterbury Bankstown
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201192,516
Residents who had moved within City of Canterbury Bankstown 40,486
Migration from other parts of New South Wales29,989
Migration to other parts of New South Wales36,082
Net Migration from other parts of New South Wales-6,093
Migration from other parts of Australia1,943
Migration to other parts of Australia4,466
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-2,523
Migration from other countries18,946
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 Canterbury Bankstown
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales29,98936,082-6,093
Victoria5661,110-544
Queensland7551,945-1,190
South Australia177244-67
Western Australia212587-375
Tasmania6294-32
Northern Territory43107-64
Australian Capital Territory128379-251

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 Canterbury Bankstown
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Liverpool (C)1,7233,759-2,036
Campbelltown (C)9001,859-959
Blacktown (C)6281,559-931
Sutherland Shire (A)1,2762,158-882
The Hills Shire (A)229720-491
Canada Bay (A)6351,103-468
Parramatta (C)1,0171,433-416
Fairfield (C)1,4611,826-365
Gold Coast (C)87448-361
Holroyd (C)508852-344

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 Canterbury Bankstown
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Marrickville (A)3,5131,235+2,278
Ashfield (A)1,315702+613
Sydney (C)1,422957+465
Botany Bay (C)516244+272
Rockdale (C)2,3062,034+272
Auburn (C)1,5171,304+213
Randwick (C)626420+206
Leichhardt (A)486303+183
Waverley (A)171121+50
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)3412+22

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.

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