Regional Internal Migration Estimates by LGA2011, 2006-07 to 2015-16
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Regional internal migration covers the movement of people from one location to another within Australia. Regional internal migration estimates (RIME) are prepared for sub-state regions (including SA2s and LGAs) and captures moves over each financial year on an annual basis.

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Annual.

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2006-07 to 2015-16

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Persons.

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Using the change of address data, the variables available include: Age, Sex, Regional Internal Arrivals and Regional Internal Departures.

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RIME includes all usual residents of Australia who have moved from one location to another.

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All Australian residents who have changed their place of usual residence from one ASGS region to another.

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Estimates for aggregated regions exclude moves within that region, therefore will not equal the sum of the lower-level regions.

Regional Internal Migration Estimates by LGA2011, 2006-07 to 2015-16 Abstract

Regional internal migration covers the movement of people from one location to another within Australia. Regional internal migration estimates (RIME) are prepared for sub-state regions (including SA2s and LGAs) and captures moves over each financial year on an annual basis.

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For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.

Data source(s) used

Administrative.

Name of collection/source

Administrative data on change of address supplied by the Department of Human Services and the Department of Defence in the case of the military.

Source Periodicity

Annual.

Source metadata

See Explanatory Notes 61 to 66.

Explanatory_Noteshttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/exnote/3412.0
Unit of measure used

Persons.

Variables collected

Using the change of address data, the variables available include: Age, Sex, Regional Internal Arrivals and Regional Internal Departures.

Periodicity

Annual.

Reference period

2006-07 to 2015-16

Statistical population

All Australian residents who have changed their place of usual residence from one ASGS region to another.

Geographic coverage

This dataset contains data for Local Government Areas (LGAs) according to the 2011 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS2011). For more information, see the link below:

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2011http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/1270.0.55.003Main+Features1July%202011?OpenDocument
Population coverage

RIME includes all usual residents of Australia who have moved from one location to another.

Classification(s) used

This dataset presents data according to the 2011 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS2011). For more information, see the link below:

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2011http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/1270.0.55.003Main+Features1July%202011?OpenDocument
Recommended uses and limitations

Estimates for aggregated regions exclude moves within that region, therefore will not equal the sum of the lower-level regions.

Quality comments

Please refer to the quality declaration below

Quality_Declarationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/3412.0Quality+Declaration02015-16