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Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the Frankston City (+2,239) was from Kingston (C), whilst the highest net loss (-1,327) was to Casey (C).

Understanding where the Frankston City's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the Frankston City'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 Frankston City'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
Frankston City
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201144,837
Residents who had moved within the Frankston City 18,508
Migration from other parts of Victoria19,077
Migration to other parts of Victoria16,393
Net Migration from other parts of Victoria2,684
Migration from other parts of Australia2,508
Migration to other parts of Australia2,942
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-434
Migration from other countries4,198
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
Frankston City
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales854738116
Victoria19,07716,3932,684
Queensland8191,289-470
South Australia1451405
Western Australia312375-63
Tasmania156173-17
Northern Territory133150-17
Australian Capital Territory897712

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
Frankston City
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Casey (C)2,3293,656-1,327
Cardinia (S)257667-410
South Gippsland (S)76263-187
Mornington Peninsula (S)3,7963,945-149
Baw Baw (S)90227-137
Gold Coast (C)137253-116
Latrobe (C)91200-109
Ballarat (C)43150-107
Wellington (S)41143-102
Bass Coast (S)112204-92

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
Frankston City
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Kingston (C)4,0231,784+2,239
Greater Dandenong (C)1,122401+721
Glen Eira (C)764281+483
Bayside (C)655208+447
Monash (C)685292+393
Knox (C)555199+356
Whitehorse (C)406112+294
Boroondara (C)22499+125
Yarra Ranges (S)295174+121
Maroondah (C)244133+111

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.