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Shire of Mundaring

Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the Shire of Mundaring (+86) was from Joondalup (C), whilst the highest net loss (-231) was to Swan (C).

Understanding where the Shire of Mundaring's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the Shire of Mundaring'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 Shire of Mundaring'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
Shire of Mundaring
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201110,266
Residents who had moved within the Shire of Mundaring 2,816
Migration from other parts of Western Australia5,686
Migration to other parts of Western Australia6,037
Net Migration from other parts of Western Australia-351
Migration from other parts of Australia611
Migration to other parts of Australia957
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-346
Migration from other countries1,018
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
Shire of Mundaring
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales126162-36
Victoria151232-81
Queensland171304-133
South Australia6776-9
Western Australia5,6866,037-351
Tasmania18131-113
Northern Territory553718
Australian Capital Territory23158

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
Shire of Mundaring
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Swan (C)1,6031,834-231
Mandurah (C)46133-87
Perth (C)968-59
Busselton (S)2583-58
Brisbane (C)2171-50
Harvey (S)1046-36
Broome (S)2756-29
Vincent (T)5682-26
Plantagenet (S)631-25
Subiaco (C)2449-25

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
Shire of Mundaring
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Joondalup (C)194108+86
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)10335+68
Port Hedland (T)7327+46
Canning (C)13186+45
Karratha10470+34
Roebourne (S)10470+34
Gosnells (C)171138+33
Derby-West Kimberley (S)243+21
Palmerston (C)276+21
Northampton (S)223+19

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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