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Parkes Shire

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Parkes Shire (+38) was from Penrith (C), whilst the highest net loss (-80) was to Orange (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of Parkes Shire 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 Parkes Shire'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
Parkes Shire - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Penrith (C)5012+38
Cabonne (A)5520+35
Lachlan (A)7339+34
Blacktown (C)3717+20
Cobar (A)299+20
Blue Mountains (C)236+17
Marrickville (A)130+13
Kogarah (C)120+12
Fairfield (C)120+12
Wollondilly (A)120+12
Shellharbour (C)155+10
Tamworth Regional (A)177+10
Gladstone (R)100+10
Coonamble (A)100+10
Cowra (A)2112+9
Camden (A)90+9
Auburn (C)90+9
Mount Isa (C)156+9
Uralla (A)90+9
Warren (A)123+9
Wellington (A)1911+8
Darwin (C)70+7
Hawkesbury (C)1912+7
Hornsby (A)126+6
Gwydir (A)60+6
Narrabri (A)60+6
Palerang (A)60+6
Bega Valley (A)126+6
Bogan (A)126+6
Brighton (M)60+6
Isaac (R)60+6
Young (A)2115+6
Gannawarra (S)60+6
Latrobe (C)60+6
Tumut Shire (A)93+6
Upper Lachlan Shire (A)60+6
Sutherland Shire (A)60+6
The Hills Shire (A)105+5
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)2318+5
Port Stephens (A)2117+4
Queanbeyan (C)106+4
Rockdale (C)73+4
Cessnock (C)106+4
Campbelltown (C)2723+4
Temora (A)73+4
Mornington Peninsula (S)63+3
Wodonga (RC)63+3
Yass Valley (A)63+3
Bundaberg (R)74+3
Launceston (C)63+3
Gilgandra (A)63+3
Great Lakes (A)129+3
Oberon (A)63+3
Liverpool (C)1512+3
Parramatta (C)1715+2
Leichhardt (A)64+2
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)97+2
Mackay (R)97+2
Mildura (RC)65+1
Lithgow (C)1413+1
Hurstville (C)65+1
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)1110+1
Broken Hill (C)98+1
Kempsey (A)660
Ryde (C)660
Walgett (A)660
Wingecarribee (A)67-1
Brisbane (C)1516-1
Gold Coast (C)2526-1
Coolamon (A)56-1
Junee (A)79-2
Leeton (A)68-2
Wollongong (C)2931-2
Singleton (A)1315-2
Upper Hunter Shire (A)912-3
Warringah (A)36-3
Warrumbungle Shire (A)69-3
Ipswich (C)36-3
Greater Taree (C)58-3
Botany Bay (C)36-3
Ballina (A)912-3
Blayney (A)48-4
Gosford (C)1923-4
Holroyd (C)812-4
Western Downs (R)37-4
Clarence Valley (A)1015-5
Deniliquin (A)06-6
Kiama (A)06-6
Lockhart (A)06-6
Narrandera (A)06-6
Charles Sturt (C)06-6
Onkaparinga (C)39-6
Kingston (C)06-6
Cairns (R)06-6
Fraser Coast (R)410-6
Palmerston (C)06-6
Baw Baw (S)06-6
Brimbank (C)06-6
Sydney (C)916-7
Yorke Peninsula (DC)07-7
Ku-ring-gai (A)310-7
Canada Bay (A)08-8
Townsville (C)1523-8
Redland (C)08-8
Wyong (A)2331-8
Greater Geelong (C)09-9
Moreton Bay (R)918-9
Shoalhaven (C)1525-10
Griffith (C)617-11
Maitland (C)1123-12
Liverpool Plains (A)012-12
Mid-Western Regional (A)2841-13
Albury (C)316-13
Bland (A)418-14
Gunnedah (A)014-14
Sunshine Coast (R)014-14
No usual address (NSW)015-15
Eurobodalla (A)926-17
Armidale Dumaresq (A)422-18
Coffs Harbour (C)829-21
Lake Macquarie (C)2243-21
Muswellbrook (A)021-21
Newcastle (C)2245-23
Logan (C)327-24
Narromine (A)1943-24
Forbes (A)104131-27
Wagga Wagga (C)2454-30
Bathurst Regional (A)3074-44
Dubbo (C)83128-45
Unincorporated ACT3789-52
Orange (C)63143-80
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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.