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Livingstone Shire Council area

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the Livingstone Shire Council area (+549) was from Central Highlands (R), whilst the highest net loss (-68) was to Sunshine Coast (R).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the Livingstone Shire Council area 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 Livingstone Shire Council area'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
Livingstone Shire Council area - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Central Highlands (R)774225+549
Rockhampton (R)1,9811,566+415
Banana (S)26159+202
Isaac (R)229119+110
Gold Coast (C)248159+89
Logan (C)14052+88
Ipswich (C)8932+57
Whitsunday (R)7730+47
Moreton Bay (R)171126+45
Gladstone (R)162129+33
Alice Springs (T)353+32
Tweed (A)376+31
Blackall Tambo (R)283+25
Maranoa (R)273+24
Mackay (R)174152+22
Longreach (R)4221+21
Lake Macquarie (C)3110+21
North Burnett (R)3514+21
Newcastle (C)200+20
Tea Tree Gully (C)233+20
Redland (C)6748+19
Scenic Rim (R)213+18
Somerset (R)170+17
South Burnett (R)3115+16
Sutherland Shire (A)248+16
Charters Towers (R)226+16
Latrobe (M)150+15
Western Downs (R)3722+15
Roebourne (S)228+14
Mildura (RC)140+14
Southern Downs (R)2613+13
Moree Plains (A)130+13
Clarence Valley (A)120+12
Wollondilly (A)120+12
Unincorporated ACT4129+12
The Hills Shire (A)110+11
Lithgow (C)143+11
Goondiwindi (R)133+10
East Gippsland (S)133+10
Kogarah (C)100+10
Cassowary Coast (R)2515+10
Mount Isa (C)2818+10
Toowoomba (R)9585+10
Cairns (R)9081+9
Albury (C)123+9
Campaspe (S)90+9
Mitchell (S)90+9
Murrindindi (S)90+9
Barcaldine (R)1910+9
Campbelltown (C)90+9
Derby-West Kimberley (S)123+9
Bellingen (A)90+9
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)90+9
Wyong (A)90+9
Colac-Otway (S)80+8
Litchfield (M)113+8
Stirling (C)158+7
Hawkesbury (C)70+7
Narrabri (A)70+7
West Tamar (M)103+7
Playford (C)70+7
Warren (A)70+7
Baw Baw (S)125+7
Northam (S)60+6
Cowra (A)60+6
Cockburn (C)60+6
Gosnells (C)60+6
Campbelltown (C)60+6
Onkaparinga (C)137+6
Port Stephens (A)93+6
Coomalie (S)60+6
Inverell (A)60+6
Willoughby (C)60+6
Kingston (C)93+6
Maitland (C)159+6
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)60+6
Roxby Downs (M)60+6
Warringah (A)93+6
Charles Sturt (C)104+6
Broome (S)93+6
Rockingham (C)93+6
Blacktown (C)93+6
Mornington Peninsula (S)126+6
Bathurst Regional (A)60+6
Waroona (S)60+6
Murray Bridge (RC)60+6
Wollongong (C)159+6
Ballina (A)60+6
Greater Taree (C)93+6
Moreland (C)126+6
Hurstville (C)60+6
Victor Harbor (C)83+5
Launceston (C)1510+5
Unincorporated NT139+4
Brisbane (C)423419+4
Cardinia (S)63+3
Casey (C)129+3
Hornsby (A)96+3
Copper Coast (DC)63+3
Murweh (S)96+3
Exmouth (S)63+3
Liverpool (C)74+3
North Sydney (A)63+3
Ryde (C)63+3
Cessnock (C)74+3
Kyogle (A)64+2
Penrith (C)86+2
Yarra (C)64+2
Singleton (A)97+2
Moira (S)76+1
Coffs Harbour (C)1312+1
Ashburton (S)65+1
Lismore (C)76+1
Weipa (T)76+1
Darwin (C)20200
Lockyer Valley (R)20200
Yarra Ranges (S)660
Banyule (C)660
Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S)660
Shellharbour (C)990
Glen Eira (C)990
Swan (C)56-1
Queanbeyan (C)67-1
Alpine (S)46-2
Wingecarribee (A)46-2
Wodonga (RC)46-2
Kingborough (M)36-3
South Perth (C)69-3
Hinchinbrook (S)69-3
Sydney (C)710-3
Warrnambool (C)36-3
Holroyd (C)36-3
Bayswater (C)36-3
Break O'Day (M)47-3
Gosford (C)710-3
Central Coast (M)36-3
Glenelg (S)37-4
Mitcham (C)37-4
Port Hedland (T)610-4
Huon Valley (M)37-4
Ballarat (C)37-4
Greater Geelong (C)610-4
Port Phillip (C)510-5
Great Lakes (A)38-5
Northern Grampians (S)06-6
Waratah/Wynyard (M)06-6
Blue Mountains (C)612-6
Renmark Paringa (DC)06-6
Adelaide (C)06-6
Yass Valley (A)06-6
Orange (C)06-6
Wyndham (C)06-6
Melville (C)06-6
South Gippsland (S)06-6
Maroondah (C)06-6
Tumut Shire (A)06-6
Joondalup (C)311-8
Adelaide Hills (DC)09-9
Busselton (S)09-9
No usual address (Qld)1727-10
Burdekin (S)313-10
Palmerston (C)1324-11
Tablelands (R)2740-13
Hobsons Bay (C)018-18
Gympie (R)3351-18
Bundaberg (R)96132-36
Townsville (C)103145-42
Fraser Coast (R)88152-64
Sunshine Coast (R)206274-68
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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.