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Tamworth Regional Council

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Tamworth Regional Council (+191) was from Gunnedah (A), whilst the highest net loss (-247) was to Newcastle (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of Tamworth Regional Council 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 Tamworth Regional Council'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
Tamworth Regional Council - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Gunnedah (A)335144+191
Liverpool Plains (A)356188+168
Moree Plains (A)17954+125
Narrabri (A)19385+108
Upper Hunter Shire (A)12634+92
Walgett (A)9735+62
Hawkesbury (C)8022+58
Dubbo (C)10149+52
Warrumbungle Shire (A)9341+52
Gosford (C)10656+50
Coonamble (A)6718+49
Blacktown (C)10152+49
The Hills Shire (A)7022+48
Inverell (A)11873+45
Parramatta (C)6423+41
Gwydir (A)8040+40
Sutherland Shire (A)5318+35
Hornsby (A)5925+34
Campbelltown (C)5927+32
Gilgandra (A)310+31
Forbes (A)313+28
Kempsey (A)7044+26
Wellington (A)273+24
Uralla (A)7147+24
Glen Innes Severn (A)6541+24
Camden (A)339+24
Brewarrina (A)296+23
Blue Mountains (C)4219+23
Bourke (A)263+23
Canada Bay (A)263+23
Walcha (A)7552+23
Bankstown (C)3816+22
Broken Hill (C)286+22
Greater Taree (C)10281+21
Hurstville (C)299+20
Cootamundra (A)190+19
Cowra (A)256+19
Gympie (R)278+19
Muswellbrook (A)8063+17
Narromine (A)203+17
Wagga Wagga (C)4933+16
Holroyd (C)2711+16
Warren (A)160+16
Fairfield (C)229+13
Rockdale (C)2613+13
Darwin (C)3725+12
Horsham (RC)120+12
Barkly (S)120+12
Launceston (C)110+11
Mid-Western Regional (A)4231+11
Wollondilly (A)2413+11
Lithgow (C)155+10
Clarence Valley (A)8575+10
Mitchell (S)133+10
Mount Isa (C)2010+10
Tenterfield (A)199+10
Griffith (C)133+10
Oberon (A)90+9
Leeton (A)123+9
Wakool (A)90+9
Bayswater (C)90+9
Banyule (C)123+9
South Gippsland (S)90+9
Goondiwindi (R)2112+9
Hunters Hill (A)123+9
Lockyer Valley (R)2113+8
Albany (C)124+8
Balonne (S)113+8
Temora (A)103+7
Kogarah (C)103+7
Fraser Coast (R)4134+7
Carrathool (A)70+7
Penrith (C)6053+7
Kyogle (A)103+7
Mount Alexander (S)60+6
Maranoa (R)126+6
Canning (C)60+6
Logan (C)9084+6
Gawler (T)60+6
Richmond Valley (A)1812+6
Alice Springs (T)93+6
Frankston (C)60+6
Lower Eyre Peninsula (DC)60+6
Wanneroo (C)93+6
Somerset (R)93+6
Gosnells (C)60+6
Golden Plains (S)60+6
Murweh (S)60+6
Macedon Ranges (S)60+6
Barossa (DC)60+6
Queanbeyan (C)1813+5
Scenic Rim (R)149+5
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)116+5
Wingecarribee (A)2924+5
Tumut Shire (A)106+4
Lachlan (A)1612+4
Strathfield (A)106+4
Cobar (A)96+3
Botany Bay (C)63+3
Shoalhaven (C)4239+3
Auburn (C)96+3
Great Lakes (A)5754+3
Narrandera (A)63+3
Yarra (C)63+3
Northern Midlands (M)63+3
West Tamar (M)63+3
Gloucester (A)1512+3
Devonport (C)63+3
Wangaratta (RC)63+3
Tablelands (R)96+3
Corangamite (S)63+3
Ceduna (DC)63+3
Pittwater (A)2119+2
Woollahra (A)119+2
Willoughby (C)1715+2
Cabonne (A)1211+1
Guyra (A)2423+1
Liverpool (C)2827+1
Redland (C)2221+1
Bundaberg (R)13130
Waverley (A)15150
Moonee Valley (C)660
Katherine (T)990
West Torrens (C)660
Whitsunday (R)990
Bombala (A)910-1
Ku-ring-gai (A)2122-1
Lane Cove (A)1011-1
Yass Valley (A)56-1
Manly (A)910-1
Southern Downs (R)1415-1
Hobart (C)46-2
Leichhardt (A)1416-2
Orange (C)3436-2
Canterbury (C)79-2
Greater Dandenong (C)79-2
Young (A)79-2
Albury (C)1820-2
Blayney (A)810-2
Playford (C)36-3
Cooma-Monaro (A)69-3
Kiama (A)36-3
Wentworth (A)36-3
Port Phillip (C)36-3
Marrickville (A)2528-3
Stirling (C)36-3
Litchfield (M)69-3
North Sydney (A)2427-3
Whittlesea (C)36-3
Berrigan (A)36-3
Bellingen (A)3640-4
Mackay (R)2428-4
Greater Geelong (C)914-5
Ashfield (A)1419-5
Glenorchy (C)06-6
Casey (C)511-6
Eurobodalla (A)1521-6
Cairns (R)1824-6
Coolamon (A)06-6
Augusta-Margaret River (S)06-6
Palmerston (C)915-6
Swan (C)06-6
Barcaldine (R)06-6
Warringah (A)3440-6
Central Highlands (R)39-6
Rockhampton (R)1925-6
Yarra Ranges (S)410-6
Boddington (S)06-6
Kingborough (M)06-6
Maroondah (C)06-6
Central Darling (A)06-6
Moreland (C)06-6
Byron (A)1521-6
Ryde (C)3138-7
South Burnett (R)714-7
Maribyrnong (C)07-7
Dungog (A)613-7
Manningham (C)08-8
Joondalup (C)311-8
Wollongong (C)3947-8
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)1826-8
Wodonga (RC)08-8
Brimbank (C)09-9
Tea Tree Gully (C)312-9
Bathurst Regional (A)3544-9
Junee (A)514-9
Greater Bendigo (C)918-9
Bogan (A)312-9
Singleton (A)5362-9
Monash (C)312-9
Salisbury (C)312-9
Melbourne (C)010-10
Parkes (A)717-10
Tweed (A)5565-10
Broome (S)010-10
Isaac (R)313-10
Knox (C)010-10
Bega Valley (A)314-11
Wyong (A)131143-12
Western Downs (R)618-12
Port Stephens (A)7083-13
Rockingham (C)922-13
Lake Macquarie (C)205219-14
Wyndham (C)014-14
Gladstone (R)318-15
Shellharbour (C)1128-17
Cessnock (C)6988-19
Lismore (C)4362-19
Townsville (C)3858-20
Nambucca (A)3051-21
No usual address (NSW)1233-21
Ipswich (C)3356-23
Ballina (A)2452-28
Unincorporated ACT85119-34
Sunshine Coast (R)72108-36
Sydney (C)4480-36
Maitland (C)102140-38
Randwick (C)3878-40
Armidale Dumaresq (A)196254-58
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)134196-62
Toowoomba (R)66131-65
Brisbane (C)167240-73
Gold Coast (C)134233-99
Coffs Harbour (C)130230-100
Moreton Bay (R)75177-102
Newcastle (C)197444-247
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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.