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City of Maroondah

Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Maroondah (+1,912) was from Whitehorse (C), whilst the highest net loss (-1,397) was to Yarra Ranges (S).

Understanding where the City of Maroondah's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the City of Maroondah'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 Maroondah'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 Maroondah
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201132,612
Residents who had moved within the City of Maroondah 9,018
Migration from other parts of Victoria17,207
Migration to other parts of Victoria17,164
Net Migration from other parts of Victoria43
Migration from other parts of Australia1,701
Migration to other parts of Australia2,226
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-521
Migration from other countries4,251
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 Maroondah
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales564596-32
Victoria17,20717,16443
Queensland487822-335
South Australia22814781
Western Australia167329-162
Tasmania1151096
Northern Territory60112-52
Australian Capital Territory80107-27

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 Maroondah
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Yarra Ranges (S)3,8155,212-1,397
Casey (C)317676-359
Mornington Peninsula (S)130467-337
Cardinia (S)116371-255
Bass Coast (S)35185-150
Whittlesea (C)86232-146
Sunshine Coast (R)51167-116
Frankston (C)133244-111
Greater Geelong (C)79184-105
Greater Bendigo (C)54150-96

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 Maroondah
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Whitehorse (C)3,1161,204+1,912
Manningham (C)1,9261,221+705
Boroondara (C)756408+348
Monash (C)598264+334
Knox (C)2,4332,193+240
Glen Eira (C)19296+96
Stonnington (C)192129+63
Banyule (C)269210+59
Greater Dandenong (C)156108+48
Nillumbik (S)262230+32

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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