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Net migration by age

The age group with the highest net migration in Southbank is 20-24 year olds, this is forecast to occur in the period between 2021 to 2026.

Migration is one of the most important components of population change. Once you have established the amount of development activity in an area, the next step is to make assumptions about who will move into the area as well as who is leaving the area.

Net migration by age is an excellent way of understanding housing markets. The most mobile age groups in the population are young adults. They tend to move to attend educational institutions, seek work and express a change in lifestyle. Market research has shown that empty nesters are more likely to move to smaller accommodation when appropriate and affordable alternative housing is supplied in the local area that is accessible to established social networks.

Select each small area to see how migration patterns differ for each area across City of Melbourne depending on their housing markets and stage in the suburb life cycle.

Migration assumptions influenced by:

  • Very consistent migration profile across the 2016-2031 period
  • Large gain of young adults (18-29 years)
  • Minor loss of young couples and families (30-39 year olds and 0-9 years)
  • Gain of mature and older adults (40-69 year olds)
Forecast net migration by age group
Forecast net migration by age group Persons aged 85+,  2026 to 2031: 125 Persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2031: 78 Persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2031: 39 Persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2031: 97 Persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2031: 188 Persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2031: 215 Persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2031: 213 Persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2031: 455 Persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2031: 380 Persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2031: 103 Persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2031: -625 Persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2031: -1,416 Persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2031: 1,812 Persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2031: 3,784 Persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2031: 2,676 Persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2031: 195 Persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2031: -270 Persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2031: -214 Persons aged 85+,  2021 to 2026: 98 Persons aged 80-84,  2021 to 2026: 69 Persons aged 75-79,  2021 to 2026: 32 Persons aged 70-74,  2021 to 2026: 60 Persons aged 65-69,  2021 to 2026: 165 Persons aged 60-64,  2021 to 2026: 210 Persons aged 55-59,  2021 to 2026: 240 Persons aged 50-54,  2021 to 2026: 431 Persons aged 45-49,  2021 to 2026: 348 Persons aged 40-44,  2021 to 2026: 70 Persons aged 35-39,  2021 to 2026: -640 Persons aged 30-34,  2021 to 2026: -693 Persons aged 25-29,  2021 to 2026: 1,767 Persons aged 20-24,  2021 to 2026: 3,850 Persons aged 15-19,  2021 to 2026: 2,714 Persons aged 10-14,  2021 to 2026: 199 Persons aged 5-9,  2021 to 2026: -146 Persons aged 0-4,  2021 to 2026: -388 Persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2021: 59 Persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2021: 42 Persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2021: 25 Persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2021: 21 Persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2021: 118 Persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2021: 175 Persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2021: 189 Persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2021: 341 Persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2021: 229 Persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2021: 90 Persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2021: -556 Persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2021: -308 Persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2021: 1,489 Persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2021: 3,644 Persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2021: 2,514 Persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2021: 188 Persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2021: -98 Persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2021: -469 Persons aged 85+,  2026 to 2031: 125 Persons aged 80-84,  2026 to 2031: 78 Persons aged 75-79,  2026 to 2031: 39 Persons aged 70-74,  2026 to 2031: 97 Persons aged 65-69,  2026 to 2031: 188 Persons aged 60-64,  2026 to 2031: 215 Persons aged 55-59,  2026 to 2031: 213 Persons aged 50-54,  2026 to 2031: 455 Persons aged 45-49,  2026 to 2031: 380 Persons aged 40-44,  2026 to 2031: 103 Persons aged 35-39,  2026 to 2031: -625 Persons aged 30-34,  2026 to 2031: -1,416 Persons aged 25-29,  2026 to 2031: 1,812 Persons aged 20-24,  2026 to 2031: 3,784 Persons aged 15-19,  2026 to 2031: 2,676 Persons aged 10-14,  2026 to 2031: 195 Persons aged 5-9,  2026 to 2031: -270 Persons aged 0-4,  2026 to 2031: -214 Persons aged 85+,  2021 to 2026: 98 Persons aged 80-84,  2021 to 2026: 69 Persons aged 75-79,  2021 to 2026: 32 Persons aged 70-74,  2021 to 2026: 60 Persons aged 65-69,  2021 to 2026: 165 Persons aged 60-64,  2021 to 2026: 210 Persons aged 55-59,  2021 to 2026: 240 Persons aged 50-54,  2021 to 2026: 431 Persons aged 45-49,  2021 to 2026: 348 Persons aged 40-44,  2021 to 2026: 70 Persons aged 35-39,  2021 to 2026: -640 Persons aged 30-34,  2021 to 2026: -693 Persons aged 25-29,  2021 to 2026: 1,767 Persons aged 20-24,  2021 to 2026: 3,850 Persons aged 15-19,  2021 to 2026: 2,714 Persons aged 10-14,  2021 to 2026: 199 Persons aged 5-9,  2021 to 2026: -146 Persons aged 0-4,  2021 to 2026: -388 Persons aged 85+,  2016 to 2021: 59 Persons aged 80-84,  2016 to 2021: 42 Persons aged 75-79,  2016 to 2021: 25 Persons aged 70-74,  2016 to 2021: 21 Persons aged 65-69,  2016 to 2021: 118 Persons aged 60-64,  2016 to 2021: 175 Persons aged 55-59,  2016 to 2021: 189 Persons aged 50-54,  2016 to 2021: 341 Persons aged 45-49,  2016 to 2021: 229 Persons aged 40-44,  2016 to 2021: 90 Persons aged 35-39,  2016 to 2021: -556 Persons aged 30-34,  2016 to 2021: -308 Persons aged 25-29,  2016 to 2021: 1,489 Persons aged 20-24,  2016 to 2021: 3,644 Persons aged 15-19,  2016 to 2021: 2,514 Persons aged 10-14,  2016 to 2021: 188 Persons aged 5-9,  2016 to 2021: -98 Persons aged 0-4,  2016 to 2021: -469
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, April 2019.
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