Broadly defined as being born between 1946 and 1964, “Boomers” are moving into retirement in growing numbers. Looking for peace and quiet might seem a logical next step if downsizing and no longer needing the daily commute to work, so locating areas already found suitable by this generation seems sensible. But then Barnsey and ACDC are Boomers too..

Insights like this can be gained using our Census Enhanced Postcode GIS Data product range, by State, Territory, national or custom areas.

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The same view into the 2011 Census data for NSW and the ACT. Further investigation may confirm a reluctance by younger people to take up farming and other rural occupations.