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City of Charles Sturt
Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Charles Sturt (+479) was from West Torrens (C), whilst the highest net loss (-466) was to Salisbury (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the City of Charles Sturt 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 Charles Sturt'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 Charles Sturt - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
West Torrens (C)2,2451,766+479
Tea Tree Gully (C)610439+171
Adelaide (C)398267+131
Mitcham (C)391310+81
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)369295+74
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)9438+56
Prospect (C)377322+55
Port Lincoln (C)8734+53
Whyalla (C)9445+49
Alice Springs (T)7529+46
Berri and Barmera (DC)6122+39
Holdfast Bay (C)425387+38
Mount Gambier (C)10065+35
Mildura (RC)8556+29
Campbelltown (C)295269+26
Unley (C)381356+25
Port Augusta (C)4925+24
Canada Bay (A)306+24
Northern Areas (DC)319+22
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)5230+22
Kingston (C)3615+21
Greater Geelong (C)4524+21
Bankstown (C)244+20
Bayside (C)256+19
Coober Pedy (DC)190+19
Hindmarsh (S)213+18
Yorke Peninsula (DC)8971+18
Walkerville (M)7760+17
Goyder (DC)237+16
Penrith (C)150+15
Liverpool (C)183+15
Sutherland Shire (A)3117+14
Fairfield (C)173+14
Willoughby (C)140+14
The Hills Shire (A)2412+12
Wakefield (DC)2816+12
Broken Hill (C)4634+12
Robe (DC)120+12
Leichhardt (A)2210+12
Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC)209+11
Renmark Paringa (DC)2817+11
Loxton Waikerie (DC)4433+11
Armidale Dumaresq (A)100+10
Pittwater (A)133+10
Bundaberg (R)156+9
Rockdale (C)178+9
Orroroo/Carrieton (DC)90+9
Queanbeyan (C)123+9
Greater Bendigo (C)123+9
Toowoomba (R)156+9
Northern Grampians (S)113+8
Kingston (DC)113+8
Mid Murray (DC)3527+8
Barunga West (DC)157+8
Tablelands (R)70+7
Mid-Western Regional (A)70+7
Walgett (A)70+7
South Perth (C)103+7
Bathurst Regional (A)70+7
Lockyer Valley (R)70+7
Clarence Valley (A)70+7
Joondalup (C)169+7
Gosford (C)103+7
Wentworth (A)1912+7
Baw Baw (S)70+7
Claremont (T)70+7
Strathfield (A)137+6
Augusta-Margaret River (S)60+6
Flinders Ranges (DC)60+6
Tenterfield (A)60+6
Waratah/Wynyard (M)104+6
Shoalhaven (C)60+6
Parkes (A)60+6
Wanneroo (C)2418+6
Tatiara (DC)1812+6
Circular Head (M)60+6
Yass Valley (A)126+6
North Sydney (A)1812+6
Broome (S)126+6
Kimba (DC)60+6
Swan Hill (RC)126+6
Kalamunda (S)60+6
Darwin (C)9589+6
Light (RegC)5954+5
Clarence (C)1510+5
Lower Eyre Peninsula (DC)149+5
Maribyrnong (C)2723+4
Maitland (C)106+4
Canning (C)128+4
Ceduna (DC)2521+4
Wyong (A)107+3
Canterbury (C)1411+3
Vincent (T)96+3
Geraldton-Greenough (C)63+3
Kingborough (M)96+3
Knox (C)2017+3
Greater Geraldton63+3
Launceston (C)96+3
Cassowary Coast (R)74+3
Manningham (C)2724+3
Port Hedland (T)96+3
Blue Mountains (C)63+3
Katherine (T)63+3
Holroyd (C)118+3
Parramatta (C)2119+2
Swan (C)119+2
Banyule (C)1614+2
Mackay (R)75+2
Perth (C)76+1
Warringah (A)1110+1
Ryde (C)1716+1
Newcastle (C)2019+1
Southern Grampians (S)76+1
Townsville (C)2827+1
Macedon Ranges (S)12120
Woollahra (A)990
Roxby Downs (M)34340
Nedlands (C)660
Hurstville (C)10100
Maroondah (C)660
Litchfield (M)660
Waverley (A)660
Grant (DC)990
Darebin (C)3132-1
Lake Macquarie (C)1415-1
Hobsons Bay (C)1617-1
Wyndham (C)910-1
Horsham (RC)910-1
Port Stephens (A)67-1
Tumby Bay (DC)1314-1
Elliston (DC)46-2
Mount Remarkable (DC)1012-2
Blacktown (C)2022-2
Wattle Range (DC)2224-2
Burnie (C)46-2
Ballarat (C)36-3
Whittlesea (C)1518-3
Hawkesbury (C)36-3
Glenelg (S)710-3
Burwood (A)36-3
Glenorchy (C)36-3
Roebourne (S)1013-3
Peterborough (DC)37-4
Orange (C)37-4
Wellington (S)1115-4
Hornsby (A)712-5
Auburn (C)914-5
Cockburn (C)39-6
Glen Eira (C)1521-6
Nillumbik (S)612-6
West Wimmera (S)06-6
Huon Valley (M)06-6
Moira (S)06-6
Armadale (C)612-6
No usual address (Qld)39-6
No usual address (WA)06-6
Bega Valley (A)06-6
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)612-6
Victoria Park (T)39-6
No usual address (Vic.)06-6
Cleve (DC)06-6
Indigo (S)06-6
Kwinana (T)310-7
Barossa (DC)8188-7
Unincorporated ACT118125-7
Murray (S)07-7
Hume (C)1119-8
Melville (C)615-9
Central Highlands (R)09-9
Streaky Bay (DC)09-9
Mount Isa (C)09-9
Eurobodalla (A)09-9
Scenic Rim (R)09-9
Lane Cove (A)010-10
Campbelltown (C)313-10
Casey (C)1626-10
Whitsunday (R)919-10
Stirling (C)2333-10
Wodonga (RC)616-10
Richmond Valley (A)010-10
Logan (C)919-10
Tweed (A)010-10
Rockhampton (R)819-11
Wollongong (C)718-11
Palmerston (C)1122-11
Monash (C)1527-12
Adelaide Hills (DC)211223-12
Ashfield (A)012-12
No usual address (NSW)012-12
Mallala (DC)4052-12
Hobart (C)619-13
Mornington Peninsula (S)316-13
Redland (C)1831-13
Randwick (C)922-13
Marrickville (A)923-14
Bayswater (C)317-14
Gawler (T)8397-14
The Coorong (DC)2236-14
Sydney (C)3044-14
No usual address (SA)3348-15
Stonnington (C)2945-16
Wagga Wagga (C)925-16
Port Phillip (C)3450-16
Unincorporated SA622-16
Gosnells (C)723-16
Yankalilla (DC)925-16
Brimbank (C)2238-16
Yarra (C)1835-17
Subiaco (C)018-18
Rockingham (C)1230-18
Moreland (C)3352-19
Alexandrina (DC)91111-20
Whitehorse (C)424-20
Yarra Ranges (S)425-21
Fraser Coast (R)627-21
Boroondara (C)3052-22
Greater Dandenong (C)630-24
Moonee Valley (C)2651-25
Melton (S)431-27
Murray Bridge (RC)5684-28
Burnside (C)292321-29
Ipswich (C)332-29
Melbourne (C)1545-30
Sunshine Coast (R)3062-32
Moreton Bay (R)842-34
Cairns (R)3271-39
Copper Coast (DC)5494-40
Marion (C)665716-51
Victor Harbor (C)50102-52
Mount Barker (DC)116183-67
Gold Coast (C)52136-84
Brisbane (C)130278-148
Onkaparinga (C)608788-180
Playford (C)332585-253
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)3,4503,795-345
Salisbury (C)9571,423-466
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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.