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City of Whittlesea

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to the City of Whittlesea (+3,663) was from Darebin (C), whilst the highest net loss (-316) was to Mitchell (S).

The age structure of people who move into and out of the City of Whittlesea 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 City of Whittlesea'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
City of Whittlesea - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Darebin (C)5,4011,738+3,663
Banyule (C)4,4891,515+2,974
Nillumbik (S)2,700730+1,970
Moreland (C)1,509587+922
Manningham (C)827288+539
Murrindindi (S)418142+276
Whitehorse (C)352168+184
Yarra (C)353184+169
Maroondah (C)23286+146
Yarra Ranges (S)22393+130
Monash (C)224104+120
Knox (C)207104+103
Greater Dandenong (C)15055+95
Boroondara (C)304209+95
Greater Shepparton (C)14764+83
Stonnington (C)13660+76
Mildura (RC)749+65
Maribyrnong (C)160101+59
Casey (C)233174+59
Glen Eira (C)11663+53
Liverpool (C)6513+52
Melbourne (C)245194+51
Blacktown (C)6820+48
Kingston (C)14195+46
Moonee Valley (C)295251+44
Wagga Wagga (C)320+32
Hobsons Bay (C)12695+31
Logan (C)6130+31
Salisbury (C)5828+30
Darwin (C)5126+25
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)3410+24
Wangaratta (RC)4220+22
Canterbury (C)220+22
Brimbank (C)427408+19
Canning (C)213+18
Warringah (A)170+17
Penrith (C)269+17
Fraser Coast (R)3316+17
Campbelltown (C)259+16
Bankstown (C)259+16
Sutherland Shire (A)160+16
Cairns (R)3722+15
Palmerston (C)3419+15
Gannawarra (S)206+14
Gosford (C)206+14
Auburn (C)163+13
Ryde (C)130+13
Unley (C)130+13
Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC)130+13
Renmark Paringa (DC)120+12
Kingborough (M)153+12
The Hills Shire (A)197+12
Hawkesbury (C)120+12
Sunshine Coast (R)6150+11
Tea Tree Gully (C)143+11
Burnside (C)110+11
Bayswater (C)154+11
Joondalup (C)176+11
Yarriambiack (S)133+10
Wodonga (RC)4232+10
Shellharbour (C)100+10
Glenelg (S)166+10
Griffith (C)90+9
Adelaide Hills (DC)90+9
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)90+9
Warrnambool (C)2012+8
Toowoomba (R)1810+8
Dubbo (C)70+7
Ashfield (A)70+7
Barossa (DC)70+7
Northern Midlands (M)70+7
Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)60+6
West Torrens (C)126+6
Bassendean (T)60+6
Hay (A)60+6
Golden Plains (S)126+6
Wellington (A)60+6
Willoughby (C)60+6
Mount Alexander (S)1812+6
Port Phillip (C)10196+5
Wollongong (C)2318+5
Alpine (S)116+5
Berrigan (A)149+5
Camden (A)94+5
Marion (C)149+5
Eurobodalla (A)95+4
Port Stephens (A)106+4
Colac-Otway (S)139+4
Baw Baw (S)2218+4
Bundaberg (R)84+4
Townsville (C)4340+3
Tamworth Regional (A)63+3
Randwick (C)1310+3
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)63+3
Marrickville (A)96+3
Fairfield (C)2118+3
Onkaparinga (C)129+3
Campbelltown (C)129+3
Charles Sturt (C)1815+3
Ashburton (S)63+3
Belmont (C)96+3
Glenorchy (C)1613+3
Clarence (C)1613+3
Litchfield (M)107+3
Alice Springs (T)63+3
Hobart (C)1513+2
Cockburn (C)64+2
Coffs Harbour (C)1513+2
Bega Valley (A)97+2
Latrobe (C)4240+2
Moreton Bay (R)6564+1
Shoalhaven (C)76+1
Central Goldfields (S)1211+1
Roebourne (S)98+1
Wanneroo (C)1817+1
Unincorporated ACT93930
Stirling (C)24240
Kalamunda (S)10100
Campaspe (S)41410
Cardinia (S)50500
Corangamite (S)14140
Rockdale (C)880
Albury (C)23230
Lake Macquarie (C)12120
Hornsby (A)990
Bayside (C)2728-1
Wellington (S)3334-1
Southern Grampians (S)1011-1
Mornington Peninsula (S)140141-1
Mount Gambier (C)910-1
Vincent (T)67-1
Launceston (C)1213-1
Rockingham (C)1315-2
Port Augusta (C)46-2
Moyne (S)79-2
Northern Grampians (S)79-2
Loddon (S)911-2
Indigo (S)2022-2
Strathbogie (S)2426-2
Mackay (R)1113-2
Holroyd (C)1012-2
Newcastle (C)1518-3
Parramatta (C)1518-3
Botany Bay (C)36-3
Strathfield (A)69-3
Cassowary Coast (R)36-3
Perth (C)36-3
Broome (S)36-3
West Tamar (M)36-3
Adelaide (C)48-4
Horsham (RC)812-4
Sydney (C)1014-4
East Gippsland (S)5155-4
Ku-ring-gai (A)37-4
Tweed (A)611-5
Gold Coast (C)112117-5
Lockyer Valley (R)06-6
Mansfield (S)915-6
Leeton (A)06-6
Oberon (A)06-6
Queanbeyan (C)713-6
Waratah/Wynyard (M)06-6
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)06-6
Dorset (M)06-6
Port Hedland (T)06-6
Swan (C)916-7
Alexandrina (DC)07-7
Meander Valley (M)07-7
Palerang (A)08-8
Orange (C)09-9
Lachlan (A)09-9
Swan Hill (RC)1019-9
Melville (C)09-9
Mundaring (S)09-9
Playford (C)919-10
South Gippsland (S)920-11
Whitsunday (R)314-11
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)012-12
Armadale (C)1123-12
Gosnells (C)619-13
Ipswich (C)1730-13
Pyrenees (S)619-13
Gladstone (R)014-14
Moorabool (S)2540-15
Corowa Shire (A)421-17
Redland (C)929-20
Brisbane (C)100121-21
Murray (A)324-21
Greater Bendigo (C)131152-21
Benalla (RC)329-26
Surf Coast (S)1238-26
Frankston (C)72102-30
Ballarat (C)6798-31
No usual address (Vic.)1653-37
Moira (S)3172-41
Greater Geelong (C)123174-51
Bass Coast (S)2376-53
Macedon Ranges (S)56114-58
Hume (C)1,6741,790-116
Melton (S)218422-204
Wyndham (C)231463-232
Mitchell (S)584900-316
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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.