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City of Onkaparinga
Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Onkaparinga (+1,096) was from Marion (C), whilst the highest net loss (-605) was to Alexandrina (DC).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the City of Onkaparinga 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 Onkaparinga'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 Onkaparinga - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Marion (C)4,2993,203+1,096
Mitcham (C)1,8661,480+386
Charles Sturt (C)788608+180
West Torrens (C)892725+167
Tea Tree Gully (C)421270+151
Salisbury (C)519418+101
Campbelltown (C)232164+68
Alice Springs (T)13886+52
Unley (C)461422+39
Loxton Waikerie (DC)9354+39
Gosford (C)5018+32
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)206176+30
Broken Hill (C)5425+29
Hornsby (A)379+28
Lake Macquarie (C)3712+25
Canning (C)283+25
Liverpool (C)296+23
Swan Hill (RC)220+22
Byron (A)243+21
Mount Gambier (C)141120+21
Warringah (A)3414+20
Walkerville (M)3212+20
Blue Mountains (C)266+20
Whyalla (C)149130+19
Glenelg (S)3920+19
Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC)5941+18
Campbelltown (C)246+18
Southern Mallee (DC)279+18
Ryde (C)236+17
Burnie (C)160+16
Karoonda East Murray (DC)226+16
Blacktown (C)4125+16
Shellharbour (C)183+15
Joondalup (C)2915+14
Playford (C)309295+14
Knox (C)3925+14
Gawler (T)8168+13
Wagga Wagga (C)2714+13
Dubbo (C)120+12
Willoughby (C)120+12
Colac-Otway (S)153+12
Eurobodalla (A)153+12
Warrnambool (C)2311+12
Wodonga (RC)153+12
Botany Bay (C)110+11
Katherine (T)143+11
Orange (C)110+11
Canada Bay (A)154+11
Irwin (S)100+10
North Sydney (A)133+10
Mackay (R)3929+10
Bundaberg (R)2818+10
Carnarvon (S)90+9
Litchfield (M)3021+9
Holroyd (C)123+9
Blayney (A)90+9
Bankstown (C)90+9
Somerset (R)90+9
Parramatta (C)123+9
Western Downs (R)1810+8
Cooma-Monaro (A)80+8
Gladstone (R)1810+8
Kogarah (C)157+8
The Coorong (DC)6457+7
South Gippsland (S)70+7
Rockingham (C)5447+7
Wentworth (A)103+7
Griffith (C)103+7
Bayswater (C)2316+7
Bass Coast (S)70+7
Paroo (S)60+6
Southern Grampians (S)93+6
Manly (A)60+6
Broome (S)126+6
Penrith (C)3428+6
Parkes (A)93+6
Albany (C)60+6
Prospect (C)8882+6
Hurstville (C)60+6
Pittwater (A)93+6
Wakool (A)60+6
Barkly (S)93+6
Augusta-Margaret River (S)60+6
Kwinana (T)93+6
King Island (M)60+6
Brimbank (C)2419+5
Clarence Valley (A)94+5
Central Coast (M)94+5
Mandurah (C)2520+5
East Gippsland (S)73+4
Manningham (C)2016+4
Victoria Park (T)139+4
Port Hedland (T)1915+4
Corowa Shire (A)106+4
Banyule (C)139+4
Belmont (C)63+3
Central Highlands (R)63+3
Leichhardt (A)63+3
Kempsey (A)96+3
Campaspe (S)96+3
Melville (C)1916+3
Sutherland Shire (A)4037+3
Latrobe (C)1512+3
Waverley (A)63+3
Rockhampton (R)1613+3
Maroondah (C)119+2
Singleton (A)64+2
Glenorchy (C)1513+2
Randwick (C)1816+2
Adelaide Hills (DC)276275+1
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)582581+1
Tablelands (R)1615+1
Launceston (C)1716+1
Shoalhaven (C)76+1
Ararat (RC)990
Devonport (C)10100
Northern Midlands (M)660
Frankston (C)990
Newcastle (C)12120
Peterborough (DC)21210
Clarence (C)16160
Moonee Valley (C)660
Fremantle (C)12120
Alpine (S)660
Stirling (C)25250
Cleve (DC)660
Cockburn (C)18180
No usual address (WA)67-1
West Wimmera (S)67-1
Albury (C)1819-1
Flinders Ranges (DC)1213-1
Great Lakes (A)89-1
Robe (DC)1415-1
Anangu Pitjantjatjara (AC)910-1
Ceduna (DC)2627-1
Kingborough (M)1112-1
Derwent Valley (M)67-1
Wollongong (C)67-1
Renmark Paringa (DC)3739-2
Greater Taree (C)79-2
Bunbury (C)79-2
Esperance (S)1012-2
Geraldton-Greenough (C)1113-2
Kingston (C)1618-2
Woollahra (A)46-2
Greater Geraldton1113-2
Gympie (R)46-2
Isaac (R)36-3
Hawkesbury (C)69-3
Cambridge (T)36-3
Port Stephens (A)1619-3
Lismore (C)36-3
Wingecarribee (A)69-3
Wollondilly (A)36-3
Northern Areas (DC)2730-3
Halls Creek (S)36-3
Whittlesea (C)912-3
Melton (S)2125-4
Meander Valley (M)610-4
Young (A)37-4
Yarra (C)1620-4
Tweed (A)2530-5
Bayside (C)49-5
Macedon Ranges (S)1015-5
Maitland (C)611-5
Greater Shepparton (C)712-5
West Arnhem (S)611-5
Mansfield (S)06-6
Coffs Harbour (C)1319-6
Wyong (A)1723-6
Cessnock (C)06-6
Mount Alexander (S)06-6
Wellington (S)713-6
Harvey (S)06-6
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)1319-6
Strathfield (A)06-6
Armadale (C)1319-6
Ashfield (A)39-6
Hobart (C)39-6
Queanbeyan (C)915-6
Nambucca (A)06-6
Murray (S)06-6
Franklin Harbour (DC)06-6
South Burnett (R)06-6
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)39-6
No usual address (NT)06-6
Armidale Dumaresq (A)06-6
Latrobe (M)39-6
Muswellbrook (A)06-6
Port Augusta (C)6370-7
MacDonnell (S)07-7
Whitsunday (R)1219-7
Darebin (C)1623-7
Kimba (DC)07-7
Glen Eira (C)310-7
Darwin (C)148155-7
Barunga West (DC)916-7
Hindmarsh (S)311-8
No usual address (NSW)311-8
Redland (C)3846-8
Horsham (RC)917-8
Perth (C)09-9
Brighton (M)312-9
Bassendean (T)09-9
Northern Grampians (S)312-9
Mitchell (S)09-9
Nillumbik (S)312-9
Huon Valley (M)312-9
Sydney (C)2433-9
Bega Valley (A)312-9
Greater Dandenong (C)312-9
Hinchinbrook (S)09-9
Sorell (M)09-9
West Coast (M)09-9
Canterbury (C)09-9
Waratah/Wynyard (M)09-9
Mid-Western Regional (A)09-9
Roebourne (S)1524-9
Port Lincoln (C)6474-10
Mildura (RC)7383-10
Ballarat (C)3242-10
Mornington Peninsula (S)2434-10
Gosnells (C)1222-10
Grant (DC)616-10
Moreland (C)1829-11
Mount Remarkable (DC)314-11
Orroroo/Carrieton (DC)314-11
Marrickville (A)617-11
Maribyrnong (C)314-11
Swan (C)1021-11
Ashburton (S)416-12
Vincent (T)315-12
Coober Pedy (DC)1224-12
Ballina (A)921-12
Yarriambiack (S)012-12
Busselton (S)013-13
Elliston (DC)013-13
Rockdale (C)316-13
Light (RegC)4053-13
Melbourne (C)1529-14
Wattle Range (DC)5670-14
East Pilbara (S)014-14
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)4055-15
Goyder (DC)2338-15
Baw Baw (S)318-15
Indigo (S)015-15
Cassowary Coast (R)621-15
Tatiara (DC)3349-16
Stonnington (C)1128-17
Kentish (M)321-18
Hume (C)1634-18
Hobsons Bay (C)1230-18
Boroondara (C)322-19
Greater Bendigo (C)726-19
The Hills Shire (A)1839-21
Monash (C)1233-21
Streaky Bay (DC)324-21
Lower Eyre Peninsula (DC)1840-22
Unincorporated NT1436-22
West Tamar (M)831-23
Townsville (C)6184-23
Tumby Bay (DC)024-24
Cardinia (S)327-24
Wyndham (C)3559-24
Kingston (DC)024-24
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)1338-25
Toowoomba (R)631-25
Mallala (DC)2146-25
Yarra Ranges (S)1339-26
Port Phillip (C)1238-26
Ipswich (C)3259-27
Wakefield (DC)2148-27
Burnside (C)175203-28
Fraser Coast (R)2959-30
No usual address (Qld)031-31
Wanneroo (C)2657-31
Whitehorse (C)1851-33
Copper Coast (DC)89124-35
Holdfast Bay (C)9991,034-35
Barossa (DC)65101-36
Berri and Barmera (DC)4682-36
Mid Murray (DC)6197-36
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)77115-38
Casey (C)2666-40
Palmerston (C)69109-40
Greater Geelong (C)2165-44
Unincorporated ACT110155-45
Roxby Downs (M)65114-49
Unincorporated SA1570-55
Moreton Bay (R)94156-62
Yorke Peninsula (DC)78145-67
Adelaide (C)117187-70
No usual address (SA)54129-75
Logan (C)46128-82
Sunshine Coast (R)69162-93
Yankalilla (DC)197293-96
Brisbane (C)141249-108
Cairns (R)70179-109
Gold Coast (C)186309-123
Murray Bridge (RC)90216-126
Victor Harbor (C)212362-150
Mount Barker (DC)296527-231
Alexandrina (DC)5131,118-605
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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.