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Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Orange City (+99) was from Blacktown (C), whilst the highest net loss (-144) was to Unincorporated ACT.

Understanding where Orange City's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where Orange City'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.

Orange City'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
Orange City
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201114,123
Residents who had moved within Orange City 6,648
Migration from other parts of New South Wales5,491
Migration to other parts of New South Wales4,063
Net Migration from other parts of New South Wales1,428
Migration from other parts of Australia1,165
Migration to other parts of Australia1,358
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-193
Migration from other countries668
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
Orange City
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales5,4914,0631,428
Victoria177185-8
Queensland507636-129
South Australia958015
Western Australia18915336
Tasmania723438
Northern Territory3141-10
Australian Capital Territory94229-135

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
Orange City
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Unincorporated ACT85229-144
Bathurst Regional (A)179259-80
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)38101-63
Moreton Bay (R)2989-60
Sunshine Coast (R)2584-59
Newcastle (C)54110-56
Cabonne (A)690741-51
Lake Macquarie (C)61107-46
Shoalhaven (C)4385-42
Wollongong (C)87126-39

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
Orange City
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Blacktown (C)13839+99
Parkes (A)14363+80
Dubbo (C)166101+65
Hornsby (A)7213+59
Parramatta (C)7012+58
Cowra (A)9641+55
Brisbane (C)12170+51
Holroyd (C)5910+49
Lachlan (A)7122+49
Penrith (C)11163+48

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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