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1380.0.55.007 - Perspectives on Regional Australia: Population Growth and Turnover in Local Government Areas (LGAs), 2006-2011  
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APPENDIX 1: POPULATION GROWTH AND TURNOVER - Top and Bottom Ten LGAs

Table 1. AVERAGE ANNUAL POPULATION GROWTH - Top Ten and Bottom Ten LGAs, 2006 to 2011 (a)


RankStateLGA
2006 Census count
(no.)
Modified 2006 Census Count (b)
(no.)
2011 Census
count
(no.)
Population
growth rate
(%)
Arrivals (b)
(no.)
Departures (c)
(no.)
Population flow
(no.)
Population turnover rate (d)
(per 1000)

1WAEast Pilbara (S)
6,546
3,500
11,950
12.8
5,193
2,086
7,279
2,079.7
2WAAshburton (S)
6,080
3,811
10,001
10.5
4,699
2,745
7,444
1,953.3
3WAPerth (C)
11,480
8,146
16,715
7.8
9,520
3,875
13,395
1,644.4
4VICWyndham (C)
112,698
88,484
161,577
7.5
45,215
14,130
59,345
670.7
5WACapel (S)
10,209
8,091
14,637
7.5
5,123
2,429
7,552
933.4
6WARoebourne (S)
16,419
9,801
22,899
6.9
8,624
6,347
14,971
1,527.5
7VICMelton (S)
78,909
62,184
109,258
6.7
28,716
10,987
39,703
638.5
8WASerpentine-Jarrahdale (S)
12,893
10,482
17,745
6.6
5,918
2,804
8,722
832.1
9WAWanneroo (C)
110,941
89,165
152,076
6.5
46,634
19,851
66,485
745.6
10VICCardinia (S)
57,116
47,817
74,175
5.4
21,095
9,702
30,797
644.1
452WAKojonup (S)
2,153
1,920
1,981
-1.7
277
488
765
398.4
453SACleve (DC)
1,899
1,719
1,733
-1.8
235
393
628
365.3
454NSWBrewarrina (A))
1,943
1,651
1,766
-1.9
246
361
607
367.7
455NSWJerilderie (A
1,643
1,464
1,495
-1.9
175
368
543
370.9
456NSWWakool (A)
4,365
3,895
3,962
-1.9
717
899
1,616
414.9
457SAPeterborough (DC)
1,904
1,716
1,731
-1.9
282
409
691
402.7
458NSWMurrumbidgee (A)
2,503
2,180
2,261
-2.0
345
511
856
392.7
459SACoober Pedy (DC)
1,911
1,615
1,694
-2.4
332
420
752
465.6
460NSWHay (A)
3,379
3,054
2,958
-2.6
300
727
1,027
336.3
461SARobe (DC)
1,702
1,536
1,397
-3.9
329
290
619
403.0

(a) Based on 2011 LGA boundaries and excluding unincorporated areas and LGAs with a population of under 1500 in 2006.
(b) Excludes people in the 2011 Census who were aged 0-4 years and those who did not state where they lived 5 years ago.
(c) Excludes No Usual Address.
(d) Calculated using the modified 2006 Census count. See Appendix 2: Data and methodological limitations for details.
Source: Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Note: This table is based on place of usual residence. Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data.

Table 2. POPULATION TURNOVER - Top Ten and Bottom Ten LGAs, 2006 to 2011(a)


RankStateLGA
2006 Census count
(no.)
Modified 2006 Census Count (b)
(no.)
2011 Census count
(no.)
Population growth rate
(%)
Arrivals (b)
(no.)
Departures (c)
(no.)
Population flow
(no.)
Population turnover rate (d)
(per 1000)

1WAEast Pilbara (S)
6,546
3,500
11,950
12.8
5,193
2,086
7,279
2,079.7
2WAAshburton (S)
6,080
3,811
10,001
10.5
4,699
2,745
7,444
1,953.3
3WAPerth (C)
11,480
8,146
16,715
7.8
9,520
3,875
13,395
1,644.4
4WARoebourne (S)
16,419
9,801
22,899
6.9
8,624
6,347
14,971
1,527.5
5WAPort Hedland (T)
11,960
7,639
15,046
4.7
5,700
4,180
9,880
1,293.4
6SARoxby Downs (M)
4,055
3,091
4,702
3.0
1,946
1,879
3,825
1,237.5
7VICMelbourne (C)
76,147
61,486
93,625
4.2
49,346
23,512
72,858
1,185.0
8SAAdelaide (C)
16,658
13,830
19,638
3.3
10,301
5,786
16,087
1,163.2
9WAVictoria Park (T)
27,959
22,841
32,433
3.0
13,601
8,549
22,150
969.7
10NTPalmerston (C)
23,715
18,177
27,705
3.2
9,454
8,053
17,507
963.1
452VICColac-Otway (S)
20,296
18,066
20,347
0.1
2,364
2,399
4,763
263.6
453NSWBombala (A)
2,538
2,302
2,407
-1.1
256
340
596
258.9
454VICLatrobe (C)
69,326
60,252
72,395
0.9
8,562
6,937
15,499
257.2
455NTMacDonnell (S)
5,862
4,523
5,832
-0.1
500
630
1,130
249.8
456NSWBroken Hill (C)
19,366
16,702
18,519
-0.9
1,648
2,408
4,056
242.8
457QLDPalm Island (S)
1,918
1,697
2,339
3.4
122
270
392
231.0
458NTTiwi Islands (S)
2,129
1,874
2,579
3.9
218
210
428
228.4
459SAAnangu Pitjantjatjara (AC)
2,235
1,953
2,439
1.8
219
212
431
220.7
460QLDYarrabah (S)
2,375
2,056
2,408
0.3
103
347
450
218.9
461NTEast Arnhem (S)
8,169
7,075
9,100
2.2
450
337
787
111.2

(a) Based on 2011 LGA boundaries and excluding unincorporated areas and LGAs with a population of under 1500 in 2006.
(b) Excludes people who were aged 0-4 years in the 2011 Census and those who did not state where they lived 5 years ago.
(c) Excludes No Usual Address.
(d) Calculated using the modified 2006 Census count. See Appendix 2: Data and methodological limitations for details.
Source: Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011.
Note: This table is based on place of usual residence. Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data.


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