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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale (+841) was from Armadale (C), whilst the highest net loss (-51) was to Mandurah (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Armadale (C)1,432591+841
Gosnells (C)934196+738
Canning (C)30566+239
Cockburn (C)362148+214
Kwinana (T)228102+126
Rockingham (C)461347+114
Melville (C)13450+84
Kalamunda (S)11636+80
Stirling (C)9148+43
Swan (C)8545+40
Joondalup (C)5920+39
Belmont (C)5625+31
Albany (C)5120+31
Port Hedland (T)398+31
Esperance (S)290+29
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)317+24
Wanneroo (C)5532+23
Bayswater (C)3111+20
Fremantle (C)3314+19
Broome (S)223+19
Carnarvon (S)180+18
Nedlands (C)180+18
Geraldton-Greenough (C)160+16
Greater Geraldton160+16
Katanning (S)160+16
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)150+15
Roebourne (S)3924+15
Karratha3924+15
Lake Macquarie (C)153+12
Mundaring (S)2210+12
Victoria Park (T)2919+10
Coolgardie (S)123+9
West Coast (M)90+9
Mosman Park (T)90+9
Banyule (C)90+9
Bassendean (T)156+9
South Perth (C)4537+8
Carnamah (S)80+8
Gosford (C)70+7
Brisbane (C)103+7
Bruce Rock (S)60+6
Dandaragan (S)60+6
Hawkesbury (C)60+6
Kojonup (S)93+6
Narrogin (T)60+6
Palmerston (C)60+6
The Hills Shire (A)60+6
Chittering (S)126+6
Maitland (C)93+6
Derby-West Kimberley (S)60+6
Hornsby (A)60+6
Trayning (S)60+6
Whitsunday (R)60+6
Beverley (S)106+4
Dardanup (S)107+3
East Gippsland (S)63+3
Darwin (C)74+3
Townsville (C)63+3
Merredin (S)1210+2
Vincent (T)109+1
Ashburton (S)1514+1
Perth (C)76+1
Waroona (S)1213-1
Bunbury (C)67-1
Shoalhaven (C)89-1
Northam (S)1012-2
Pingelly (S)68-2
Boddington (S)46-2
Mackay (R)46-2
Unincorporated ACT36-3
Subiaco (C)36-3
Kingston (C)36-3
East Fremantle (T)36-3
Manjimup (S)36-3
Cunderdin (S)36-3
Nannup (S)36-3
Melton (S)69-3
No usual address (WA)37-4
Redland (C)49-5
Logan (C)49-5
Gold Coast (C)914-5
Shark Bay (S)06-6
Mildura (RC)06-6
Wattle Range (DC)06-6
Cottesloe (T)06-6
Stonnington (C)06-6
Rockhampton (R)06-6
Sutherland Shire (A)39-6
Brookton (S)06-6
Boyup Brook (S)39-6
Meander Valley (M)06-6
Strathbogie (S)06-6
Harvey (S)3036-6
Mount Barker (DC)06-6
Moira (S)06-6
Wickepin (S)06-6
Sandstone (S)06-6
Kent (S)06-6
Gladstone (R)06-6
Toodyay (S)07-7
Litchfield (M)07-7
Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S)815-7
Kingborough (M)07-7
Laverton (S)07-7
Wandering (S)08-8
Greater Shepparton (C)09-9
Exmouth (S)09-9
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)09-9
Quairading (S)09-9
Northampton (S)09-9
Williams (S)09-9
Baw Baw (S)09-9
Capel (S)010-10
Irwin (S)313-10
Cairns (R)616-10
East Pilbara (S)1526-11
Augusta-Margaret River (S)415-11
York (S)012-12
Broomehill-Tambellup (S)012-12
Murray (S)3855-17
Denmark (S)017-17
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)523-18
Busselton (S)828-20
Mandurah (C)52103-51
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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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