RIME by region of arrival by departure, SA4 and above (ASGS 2016), 2016-17 onwards
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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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Data is revised for 2016-17 and preliminary for 2017-18.

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Annual

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2016-17 to 2017-18

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Persons

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When a region of departure is within the aggregated region of arrival the estimate excludes moves within the region of departure (and vice versa). For example, the estimate of moves from Sydney - Blacktown SA4 to Greater Sydney exclude moves within Sydney - Blacktown.

RIME by region of arrival by departure, SA4 and above (ASGS 2016), 2016-17 onwardsAbstract

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.

Contact person/organisation

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

Data source(s) used

Administrative data on change of address advised from Medicare and the Department of Defence in the case of the military.

Source Periodicity

Annual

Source metadata

For more information about the scope and coverage of this collection, please see the Explanatory Notes.

Explanatory Noteshttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/exnote/3218.0
Unit of measure used

Persons

Periodicity

Annual

Reference period

2016-17 to 2017-18

Other data characteristics

Data is revised for 2016-17 and preliminary for 2017-18.

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 Statistical Areas Level 4, Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, and States and Territories according to the 2016 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS2016). For more information on the ASGS2016 classification, see the link below:

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2016http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/1270.0.55.001
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 main structure of the 2016 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS2016). For more information, see Volume 1 of the ASGS publication online.

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2016http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/1270.0.55.001
Recommended uses and limitations

When a region of departure is within the aggregated region of arrival the estimate excludes moves within the region of departure (and vice versa). For example, the estimate of moves from Sydney - Blacktown SA4 to Greater Sydney exclude moves within Sydney - Blacktown.

Quality comments

Please refer to the quality declaration below

Quality Declarationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs@.nsf/0/987F0C710D037FF7CA25827800183C46?OpenDocument