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Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Manningham (+613) was from Whitehorse (C), whilst the highest net loss (-705) was to Maroondah (C).

Understanding where the City of Manningham's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the City of Manningham'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 City of Manningham'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 Manningham
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201130,188
Residents who had moved within the City of Manningham 9,288
Migration from other parts of Victoria13,021
Migration to other parts of Victoria16,108
Net Migration from other parts of Victoria-3,087
Migration from other parts of Australia1,583
Migration to other parts of Australia2,169
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-586
Migration from other countries6,049
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 Manningham
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales616655-39
Victoria13,02116,108-3,087
Queensland492761-269
South Australia163201-38
Western Australia164296-132
Tasmania5688-32
Northern Territory2059-39
Australian Capital Territory72109-37

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 Manningham
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Maroondah (C)1,2211,926-705
Whittlesea (C)288827-539
Mornington Peninsula (S)83494-411
Yarra Ranges (S)441826-385
Nillumbik (S)503782-279
Banyule (C)8501,058-208
Knox (C)355542-187
Wyndham (C)66249-183
Yarra (C)364521-157
Brisbane (C)128272-144

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 Manningham
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Whitehorse (C)2,4471,834+613
Monash (C)533328+205
Darebin (C)571501+70
Boroondara (C)1,9541,890+64
Greater Dandenong (C)11369+44
Moreland (C)356333+23
Blacktown (C)200+20
Brimbank (C)133114+19
Griffith (C)190+19
Mildura (RC)213+18

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.