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Wollondilly Shire

Migration by age and location

Between 2006 and 2011, the LGA with the highest net migration to Wollondilly Shire (+748) was from Campbelltown (C), whilst the highest net loss (-160) was to Wingecarribee (A).

The age structure of people who move into and out of Wollondilly 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 Wollondilly 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
Wollondilly Shire - between 2006 and 2011
LGAIn migrationOut migrationNet migration
Campbelltown (C)1,392644+748
Camden (A)1,8211,373+448
Liverpool (C)604157+447
Bankstown (C)20766+141
Sutherland Shire (A)244110+134
Blacktown (C)21696+120
Fairfield (C)20184+117
Penrith (C)519420+99
Holroyd (C)7020+50
Hurstville (C)6216+46
Parramatta (C)7239+33
Hornsby (A)3513+22
Auburn (C)3620+16
Hunters Hill (A)150+15
Kogarah (C)194+15
The Hills Shire (A)5845+13
Canada Bay (A)3323+10
Dubbo (C)100+10
Tea Tree Gully (C)133+10
Southern Midlands (M)90+9
Ku-ring-gai (A)2112+9
Gunnedah (A)90+9
Hawkesbury (C)5849+9
Waverley (A)189+9
Rockdale (C)3526+9
Willoughby (C)113+8
Warringah (A)1912+7
Cassowary Coast (R)125+7
Lockyer Valley (R)93+6
Knox (C)126+6
Moonee Valley (C)60+6
Mornington Peninsula (S)93+6
Wellington (A)60+6
Tumut Shire (A)60+6
Walgett (A)60+6
Byron (A)60+6
Greater Hume Shire (A)93+6
Bega Valley (A)159+6
Esperance (S)60+6
Alice Springs (T)60+6
Ashfield (A)1611+5
Melville (C)73+4
Launceston (C)73+4
Marion (C)73+4
Onkaparinga (C)63+3
Bellingen (A)63+3
Canterbury (C)2926+3
Cabonne (A)1512+3
Lockhart (A)63+3
Ryde (C)1815+3
Ipswich (C)129+3
Wodonga (RC)97+2
Strathfield (A)1715+2
Manly (A)86+2
Burwood (A)1311+2
Botany Bay (C)1312+1
Mosman (A)76+1
Griffith (C)65+1
Pittwater (A)87+1
Mackay (R)1615+1
Scenic Rim (R)98+1
Queanbeyan (C)990
Richmond Valley (A)660
Kyogle (A)660
Palerang (A)12120
Armidale Dumaresq (A)660
Kempsey (A)1415-1
Woollahra (A)67-1
Cockburn (C)67-1
Joondalup (C)911-2
Somerset (R)68-2
Lane Cove (A)911-2
Harden (A)68-2
Lithgow (C)1113-2
Orange (C)47-3
Muswellbrook (A)36-3
Surf Coast (S)36-3
Yarra Ranges (S)36-3
Swan (C)36-3
Clarence (C)69-3
Singleton (A)59-4
Shellharbour (C)8186-5
Upper Hunter Shire (A)49-5
Palmerston (C)49-5
Unincorporated NT06-6
East Arnhem (S)06-6
Central Coast (M)06-6
Waratah/Wynyard (M)06-6
Kalamunda (S)06-6
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)06-6
Bayswater (C)06-6
Holdfast Bay (C)06-6
Kingston (DC)06-6
Uralla (A)06-6
Wyndham (C)39-6
Whitehorse (C)06-6
Murrindindi (S)06-6
Ballarat (C)06-6
Oberon (A)39-6
Leichhardt (A)1622-6
Forbes (A)06-6
Cowra (A)916-7
Cessnock (C)613-7
North Sydney (A)310-7
Moira (S)07-7
Cairns (R)1017-7
Warrumbungle Shire (A)613-7
Mount Isa (C)07-7
Kingborough (M)07-7
Stirling (C)08-8
Tweed (A)917-8
Ballina (A)917-8
Liverpool Plains (A)312-9
Junee (A)09-9
Weddin (A)09-9
Isaac (R)09-9
East Gippsland (S)09-9
Greater Geelong (C)09-9
Rockhampton (R)312-9
No usual address (Qld)010-10
Rockingham (C)010-10
Temora (A)313-10
Port Stephens (A)2131-10
Newcastle (C)1525-10
Cootamundra (A)313-10
Lismore (C)314-11
Tamworth Regional (A)1324-11
South Burnett (R)011-11
Gympie (R)012-12
Canning (C)012-12
Upper Lachlan Shire (A)719-12
Young (A)921-12
Loddon (S)012-12
Central Highlands (R)012-12
Parkes (A)012-12
Maitland (C)315-12
Cooma-Monaro (A)012-12
Bundaberg (R)317-14
Yass Valley (A)014-14
Darebin (C)015-15
Greater Taree (C)2035-15
Marrickville (A)3651-15
Mid-Western Regional (A)2540-15
Fraser Coast (R)1531-16
Snowy River (A)017-17
Toowoomba (R)320-17
Litchfield (M)018-18
Darwin (C)018-18
Randwick (C)2443-19
Great Lakes (A)928-19
Coffs Harbour (C)1534-19
Blue Mountains (C)5777-20
Bathurst Regional (A)628-22
Kiama (A)2043-23
Nambucca (A)731-24
Eurobodalla (A)2450-26
Wagga Wagga (C)935-26
No usual address (NSW)026-26
Clarence Valley (A)633-27
Gosford (C)3159-28
Townsville (C)028-28
Redland (C)332-29
Sunshine Coast (R)2457-33
Logan (C)639-33
Moreton Bay (R)2157-36
Brisbane (C)1858-40
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)3474-40
Lake Macquarie (C)2064-44
Sydney (C)4187-46
Unincorporated ACT1065-55
Wyong (A)2683-57
Wollongong (C)268331-63
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)973-64
Gold Coast (C)32102-70
Shoalhaven (C)79181-102
Wingecarribee (A)293453-160
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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.

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