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The Hills Shire

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to The Hills Shire (+1,549) was from Parramatta (C), whilst the highest net loss (-755) was to Blacktown (C).

The age structure of people who move into and out of The Hills 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 The Hills 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
The Hills Shire - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Parramatta (C)4,3052,756+1,549
Hornsby (A)4,1132,942+1,171
Holroyd (C)1,315472+843
Ryde (C)1,355772+583
Auburn (C)589238+351
Bankstown (C)453138+315
Fairfield (C)450143+307
Liverpool (C)362146+216
Canterbury (C)26791+176
Hurstville (C)16443+121
Rockdale (C)20587+118
Penrith (C)588482+106
Burwood (A)15557+98
Kogarah (C)12631+95
Ashfield (A)202109+93
Strathfield (A)219137+82
Campbelltown (C)12588+37
Randwick (C)236215+21
Boroondara (C)3918+21
Onkaparinga (C)3918+21
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)3615+21
Whitehorse (C)4021+19
Monash (C)6349+14
Leeton (A)173+14
Narrabri (A)130+13
Darwin (C)3522+13
Mitcham (C)2412+12
Prospect (C)153+12
Hay (A)120+12
Brimbank (C)186+12
Glen Eira (C)2716+11
Campbelltown (C)209+11
Adelaide Hills (DC)100+10
Greater Dandenong (C)133+10
Greater Shepparton (C)90+9
Campaspe (S)90+9
Blayney (A)90+9
Botany Bay (C)5445+9
Mildura (RC)113+8
Bland (A)70+7
Bogan (A)60+6
Hume (C)60+6
Kingston (C)3630+6
Benalla (RC)60+6
Augusta-Margaret River (S)60+6
Canning (C)1610+6
Capel (S)60+6
Yarra (C)159+6
Katherine (T)60+6
Alice Springs (T)60+6
Melville (C)127+5
Fraser Coast (R)4035+5
Wellington (A)73+4
Knox (C)2319+4
Young (A)63+3
Alpine (S)63+3
Upper Hunter Shire (A)74+3
Cowra (A)96+3
Wangaratta (RC)63+3
South Perth (C)129+3
Glenorchy (C)63+3
Toowoomba (R)2119+2
Townsville (C)4846+2
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)97+2
Gosnells (C)1917+2
Bayswater (C)97+2
Tea Tree Gully (C)1210+2
Muswellbrook (A)119+2
Wodonga (RC)1312+1
Hobart (C)990
Banyule (C)23230
Forbes (A)660
Dubbo (C)2021-1
Warrumbungle Shire (A)67-1
Gympie (R)1415-1
Burnside (C)67-1
Mount Barker (DC)78-1
Marion (C)67-1
Holdfast Bay (C)46-2
Cambridge (T)68-2
Vincent (T)46-2
West Tamar (M)46-2
Devonport (C)68-2
Nedlands (C)69-3
Belmont (C)36-3
Tablelands (R)36-3
Mornington Peninsula (S)2730-3
Nillumbik (S)1013-3
Uralla (A)36-3
Frankston (C)1215-3
Moorabool (S)36-3
Griffith (C)36-3
Narromine (A)47-3
Moreland (C)1216-4
Mitchell (S)37-4
Maribyrnong (C)1216-4
Richmond Valley (A)610-4
Lockyer Valley (R)37-4
Launceston (C)1519-4
Perth (C)49-5
Mackay (R)1722-5
Surf Coast (S)38-5
Parkes (A)510-5
Wagga Wagga (C)4045-5
Moonee Valley (C)611-5
Cardinia (S)49-5
Guyra (A)49-5
Broken Hill (C)49-5
Gilgandra (A)06-6
Moree Plains (A)410-6
Unincorporated NSW06-6
Hobsons Bay (C)39-6
Wellington (S)06-6
Port Phillip (C)3036-6
Alexandrina (DC)06-6
Broome (S)06-6
Port Hedland (T)39-6
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S)06-6
Meander Valley (M)06-6
No usual address (NT)06-6
Kingborough (M)07-7
Unley (C)310-7
Armadale (C)613-7
Manningham (C)4047-7
Cootamundra (A)310-7
Glen Innes Severn (A)07-7
Albury (C)2634-8
Armidale Dumaresq (A)1927-8
Upper Lachlan Shire (A)311-8
Snowy River (A)917-8
Playford (C)08-8
Rockhampton (R)715-8
Palmerston (C)614-8
Central Coast (M)08-8
Huon Valley (M)312-9
Whitsunday (R)09-9
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)09-9
Adelaide (C)312-9
Gawler (T)09-9
Salisbury (C)1322-9
Yass Valley (A)312-9
Sutherland Shire (A)172182-10
Somerset (R)010-10
Victoria Park (T)717-10
East Pilbara (S)010-10
Rockingham (C)919-10
Tumut Shire (A)011-11
Lismore (C)617-11
Cessnock (C)2739-12
Clarence Valley (A)2234-12
Maroondah (C)618-12
Roebourne (S)012-12
Whittlesea (C)719-12
Yarra Ranges (S)1628-12
Mandurah (C)012-12
Charles Sturt (C)1224-12
Isaac (R)013-13
Wollondilly (A)4558-13
Dungog (A)316-13
Maitland (C)3145-14
Cooma-Monaro (A)014-14
Casey (C)2640-14
No usual address (Qld)014-14
Gladstone (R)014-14
Clarence (C)317-14
Melton (S)318-15
Joondalup (C)3146-15
Cockburn (C)1833-15
Cabonne (A)722-15
Ballarat (C)622-16
Greater Geelong (C)1027-17
Gloucester (A)522-17
Wyndham (C)2946-17
Darebin (C)422-18
Byron (A)1029-19
Kempsey (A)626-20
Bayside (C)626-20
Lithgow (C)930-21
Ballina (A)1537-22
Orange (C)2850-22
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)932-23
Nambucca (A)933-24
Singleton (A)630-24
Camden (A)6388-25
Waverley (A)6692-26
Queanbeyan (C)1340-27
Bundaberg (R)633-27
Lane Cove (A)192220-28
Eurobodalla (A)736-29
Willoughby (C)311341-30
Bega Valley (A)637-31
Swan (C)537-32
Kiama (A)2053-33
Oberon (A)033-33
Stonnington (C)843-35
Mid-Western Regional (A)1349-36
Bellingen (A)040-40
Cairns (R)2262-40
Wingecarribee (A)83124-41
Marrickville (A)175217-42
Ipswich (C)3577-42
Wanneroo (C)648-42
Stirling (C)1254-42
Shellharbour (C)2164-43
Wollongong (C)94137-43
Hunters Hill (A)80126-46
Tamworth Regional (A)2270-48
Mosman (A)77126-49
Logan (C)2574-49
Redland (C)3382-49
Shoalhaven (C)68122-54
Melbourne (C)867-59
Manly (A)43102-59
Woollahra (A)43104-61
Tweed (A)1273-61
No usual address (NSW)067-67
Newcastle (C)48121-73
Bathurst Regional (A)39119-80
Warringah (A)328412-84
Greater Taree (C)21106-85
Great Lakes (A)30118-88
Coffs Harbour (C)31122-91
Canada Bay (A)467572-105
Port Stephens (A)52176-124
Moreton Bay (R)49190-141
Leichhardt (A)172314-142
Pittwater (A)67228-161
Sunshine Coast (R)72236-164
Blue Mountains (C)157323-166
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)78250-172
Lake Macquarie (C)95292-197
Unincorporated ACT176396-220
Brisbane (C)262487-225
North Sydney (A)294541-247
Sydney (C)432715-283
Ku-ring-gai (A)371681-310
Wyong (A)142480-338
Gosford (C)234592-358
Gold Coast (C)122606-484
Hawkesbury (C)6901,419-729
Blacktown (C)4,7185,473-755
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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.