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Migration by location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Tea Tree Gully (+209) was from Campbelltown (C), whilst the highest net loss (-645) was to Playford (C).

Understanding where the City of Tea Tree Gully's current residents have moved from helps in predicting future mobility patterns and demographic change. Understanding where the City of Tea Tree Gully'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.

The City of Tea Tree Gully'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
City of Tea Tree Gully
Migration summaryNumber
Current residents who moved at least once between 2006 and 201126,885
Residents who had moved within the City of Tea Tree Gully 9,952
Migration from other parts of South Australia11,710
Migration to other parts of South Australia14,515
Net Migration from other parts of South Australia-2,805
Migration from other parts of Australia1,878
Migration to other parts of Australia3,232
Net Migration from other parts of Australia-1,354
Migration from other countries3,068
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
City of Tea Tree Gully
State / TerritoryIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
New South Wales439654-215
Victoria479718-239
Queensland4401,006-566
South Australia11,71014,515-2,805
Western Australia201344-143
Tasmania7788-11
Northern Territory150246-96
Australian Capital Territory92176-84

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
City of Tea Tree Gully
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Playford (C)7551,400-645
Salisbury (C)3,0863,556-470
Barossa (DC)110344-234
Adelaide Hills (DC)411617-206
Charles Sturt (C)439610-171
Gawler (T)170334-164
Onkaparinga (C)270421-151
Light (RegC)98244-146
Mount Barker (DC)75205-130
Alexandrina (DC)47171-124

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
City of Tea Tree Gully
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Campbelltown (C)1,2871,078+209
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)1,7981,708+90
Port Augusta (C)6227+35
Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC)343+31
Berri and Barmera (DC)4014+26
Mildura (RC)5532+23
Brimbank (C)243+21
Townsville (C)6545+20
Penrith (C)183+15
Whyalla (C)6449+15

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.