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South Gippsland Shire

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to South Gippsland Shire (+187) was from Frankston (C), whilst the highest net loss (-74) was to Boroondara (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of South Gippsland 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 South Gippsland 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
South Gippsland Shire - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Frankston (C)26376+187
Casey (C)343165+178
Mornington Peninsula (S)290123+167
Yarra Ranges (S)13836+102
Bass Coast (S)487407+80
Knox (C)12852+76
Kingston (C)11443+71
Glen Eira (C)8021+59
Cardinia (S)197144+53
Greater Dandenong (C)5922+37
Bayside (C)4815+33
Whitehorse (C)8257+25
Maroondah (C)5735+22
Logan (C)180+18
Port Phillip (C)4628+18
Murrindindi (S)140+14
Banyule (C)3218+14
Rockingham (C)130+13
Hobsons Bay (C)2310+13
Glenelg (S)130+13
Greater Shepparton (C)3623+13
Greater Geelong (C)4432+12
Whittlesea (C)209+11
Circular Head (M)110+11
Gannawarra (S)143+11
Monash (C)8574+11
Southern Grampians (S)110+11
Moreton Bay (R)2212+10
Eurobodalla (A)166+10
Alpine (S)100+10
Ipswich (C)100+10
Clarence (C)100+10
Indigo (S)90+9
Rockhampton (R)90+9
Strathbogie (S)90+9
Corangamite (S)156+9
Narrabri (A)90+9
Melton (S)2214+8
Queanbeyan (C)70+7
Gympie (R)60+6
Greater Bendigo (C)2519+6
Barossa (DC)60+6
Warrnambool (C)1812+6
Northern Grampians (S)126+6
Canada Bay (A)60+6
Sydney (C)60+6
Albury (C)127+5
Mildura (RC)116+5
Stonnington (C)5551+4
Campaspe (S)2218+4
Benalla (RC)63+3
Darebin (C)4139+2
Berrigan (A)75+2
Maranoa (R)64+2
Golden Plains (S)86+2
Manningham (C)13130
Hume (C)990
Broome (S)990
Mitchell (S)910-1
Yarriambiack (S)56-1
Western Downs (R)46-2
Launceston (C)79-2
West Wimmera (S)36-3
Central Coast (M)36-3
Burdekin (S)36-3
Waratah/Wynyard (M)36-3
Mount Alexander (S)47-3
Brimbank (C)37-4
Ballarat (C)913-4
Darwin (C)913-4
Stirling (C)610-4
Towong (S)37-4
Port Hedland (T)610-4
Meander Valley (M)37-4
Gold Coast (C)1520-5
Nillumbik (S)1015-5
Whitsunday (R)712-5
Tweed (A)49-5
South Perth (C)06-6
Richmond Valley (A)06-6
Mansfield (S)39-6
Buloke (S)06-6
Moorabool (S)39-6
Bundaberg (R)06-6
Alice Springs (T)06-6
Mount Gambier (C)06-6
Murray (A)06-6
Brisbane (C)1016-6
Wangaratta (RC)410-6
Swan (C)06-6
Palmerston (C)39-6
Huon Valley (M)06-6
Scenic Rim (R)06-6
Sunshine Coast (R)1218-6
Fraser Coast (R)07-7
Onkaparinga (C)07-7
Gosnells (C)07-7
Colac-Otway (S)310-7
Kingborough (M)07-7
Bega Valley (A)1018-8
No usual address (NSW)08-8
Wodonga (RC)09-9
Canning (C)09-9
Ashburton (S)09-9
Surf Coast (S)09-9
Moreland (C)2736-9
Litchfield (M)09-9
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)09-9
Tamworth Regional (A)09-9
Roebourne (S)09-9
Armidale Dumaresq (A)09-9
Moonee Valley (C)716-9
Mandurah (C)012-12
Maribyrnong (C)1326-13
Townsville (C)1528-13
Redland (C)013-13
No usual address (Qld)014-14
Loddon (S)014-14
Yarra (C)1832-14
Wyndham (C)1732-15
No usual address (Vic.)1328-15
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)016-16
East Gippsland (S)4359-16
Moira (S)2339-16
Melbourne (C)2953-24
Cairns (R)328-25
Latrobe (C)212259-47
Wellington (S)58123-65
Baw Baw (S)178249-71
Boroondara (C)47121-74
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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.