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City of Melton

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Melton (+7,948) was from Brimbank (C), whilst the highest net loss (-249) was to Moorabool (S).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the City of Melton 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 Melton'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 Melton - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Brimbank (C)10,0972,149+7,948
Moonee Valley (C)1,150461+689
Hume (C)1,356682+674
Moreland (C)854253+601
Maribyrnong (C)781300+481
Darebin (C)46198+363
Hobsons Bay (C)502282+220
Whittlesea (C)422218+204
Banyule (C)19960+139
Glen Eira (C)17744+133
Monash (C)19160+131
Greater Dandenong (C)17145+126
Casey (C)249127+122
Melbourne (C)245132+113
Knox (C)13936+103
Wyndham (C)1,073973+100
Whitehorse (C)14449+95
Yarra (C)14153+88
Boroondara (C)12644+82
Manningham (C)12760+67
Unincorporated ACT9940+59
Kingston (C)11961+58
Blacktown (C)7013+57
Port Phillip (C)14085+55
Latrobe (C)7626+50
Stonnington (C)10556+49
Darwin (C)503+47
Mildura (RC)7937+42
Parramatta (C)454+41
Frankston (C)8646+40
Campbelltown (C)403+37
Brisbane (C)12993+36
Maroondah (C)7239+33
Bayside (C)4312+31
Greater Bendigo (C)11789+28
Swan (C)336+27
Mount Alexander (S)5023+27
Charles Sturt (C)314+27
Fairfield (C)326+26
Townsville (C)4822+26
Wodonga (RC)349+25
Yarra Ranges (S)6944+25
Greater Shepparton (C)6038+22
Wagga Wagga (C)254+21
Griffith (C)210+21
Sutherland Shire (A)210+21
Wyong (A)200+20
Albury (C)299+20
Horsham (RC)299+20
Launceston (C)236+17
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)2811+17
Bankstown (C)150+15
The Hills Shire (A)183+15
Mount Gambier (C)183+15
Shoalhaven (C)150+15
Alpine (S)183+15
Buloke (S)249+15
Ryde (C)173+14
Stirling (C)218+13
Cardinia (S)3926+13
Holroyd (C)130+13
Gosford (C)130+13
Devonport (C)130+13
Glenorchy (C)186+12
Auburn (C)153+12
Banana (S)120+12
Lake Macquarie (C)186+12
Bundaberg (R)208+12
Colac-Otway (S)176+11
Mitcham (C)187+11
Canterbury (C)155+10
Hawkesbury (C)133+10
Mornington Peninsula (S)6454+10
Hurstville (C)133+10
Burnie (C)133+10
King Island (M)123+9
Warringah (A)123+9
Yass Valley (A)123+9
Rockhampton (R)90+9
Marrickville (A)90+9
Kogarah (C)90+9
West Tamar (M)90+9
Deniliquin (A)90+9
Ipswich (C)4536+9
Port Stephens (A)90+9
Fremantle (C)80+8
Western Downs (R)113+8
Yarriambiack (S)146+8
Salisbury (C)3325+8
Hobart (C)1810+8
South Perth (C)147+7
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)70+7
Northern Grampians (S)1710+7
Botany Bay (C)70+7
Mitchell (S)8073+7
Mount Isa (C)60+6
Randwick (C)93+6
Ashfield (A)93+6
Camden (A)126+6
Hornsby (A)60+6
Brighton (M)60+6
Joondalup (C)126+6
Blue Mountains (C)60+6
Lismore (C)60+6
Young (A)60+6
Bass Coast (S)3832+6
Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)60+6
Latrobe (M)60+6
Litchfield (M)126+6
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)60+6
Benalla (RC)159+6
Penrith (C)126+6
Rockdale (C)60+6
Longreach (R)60+6
Wangaratta (RC)2318+5
Newcastle (C)106+4
Palmerston (C)1410+4
Onkaparinga (C)2521+4
Playford (C)128+4
Tweed (A)139+4
Swan Hill (RC)139+4
Kwinana (T)96+3
Wollongong (C)129+3
Bega Valley (A)96+3
Tea Tree Gully (C)2421+3
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S)96+3
Melville (C)96+3
Whitsunday (R)63+3
Broken Hill (C)63+3
Toowoomba (R)96+3
Maitland (C)74+3
Corowa Shire (A)63+3
Bayswater (C)107+3
Gosnells (C)2018+2
Liverpool (C)2119+2
Clarence Valley (A)64+2
Loddon (S)1210+2
Corangamite (S)64+2
Wellington (S)2726+1
Armadale (C)12120
Isaac (R)990
Wattle Range (DC)660
Sydney (C)10100
Fraser Coast (R)16160
Tatiara (DC)660
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)67-1
Queanbeyan (C)67-1
Belmont (C)67-1
Baw Baw (S)2627-1
Ararat (RC)2527-2
Southern Grampians (S)1012-2
Somerset (R)36-3
Coffs Harbour (C)69-3
Kingborough (M)36-3
Canada Bay (A)37-4
Sunshine Coast (R)5054-4
Victoria Park (T)49-5
Albany (C)06-6
Hindmarsh (S)06-6
Strathbogie (S)1319-6
Berri and Barmera (DC)06-6
Murrindindi (S)1521-6
Adelaide (C)06-6
Adelaide Hills (DC)06-6
Cook (S)06-6
Dubbo (C)06-6
Cairns (R)3643-7
Central Coast (M)07-7
Moira (S)4047-7
Hepburn (S)4047-7
Mansfield (S)613-7
South Gippsland (S)1422-8
East Pilbara (S)412-8
Glenelg (S)1927-8
Roebourne (S)311-8
Mandurah (C)413-9
Eurobodalla (A)09-9
Katherine (T)918-9
Golden Plains (S)3039-9
Berrigan (A)09-9
Canning (C)615-9
Mundaring (S)09-9
No usual address (WA)09-9
Clarence (C)616-10
Lockyer Valley (R)616-10
Marion (C)011-11
Moyne (S)617-11
No usual address (Qld)011-11
Nillumbik (S)3445-11
Port Hedland (T)315-12
Indigo (S)1022-12
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)315-12
Redland (C)2238-16
Gannawarra (S)925-16
Gold Coast (C)109126-17
Warrnambool (C)2239-17
Murray (A)019-19
Logan (C)4463-19
No usual address (Vic.)1838-20
Rockingham (C)1737-20
Wanneroo (C)1134-23
Central Goldfields (S)1743-26
East Gippsland (S)2046-26
Pyrenees (S)1239-27
Campaspe (S)3158-27
Macedon Ranges (S)283311-28
Ballarat (C)142192-50
Surf Coast (S)1063-53
Moreton Bay (R)57123-66
Greater Geelong (C)208308-100
Moorabool (S)628877-249
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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.