Australia Post - Movers Statistics

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De-identified Australia Post Mail Redirect Statistics

AUSPOST Movers Statistics

Data Overview

Every year, around 1.14 million Australians move house, with approximately 84 per cent using Australia Post’s Mail Redirection service.

Data accessed from this listing can help you develop data-driven strategies which are useful for:

– Property developers – to identify growing and declining areas
– Government organisations – to support resource planning
– Enterprises – to improve marketing strategies and tactical activities
– Researchers – to provide insights into migration patterns

Five years of de-identified, aggregated information on past moves captured by Australia Post’s Mail Redirection service.

Choose data by postcode, state and frequency to develop competitive data strategies.

To access the full data set, please submit a request.

Permitted Uses

  • Assist with internal business purposes only
  • Validating internal information that may be provided to other parties required under law, regulation or industry code

Prohibited Uses

  • Use for the benefit of a third party, for reward or to commercialise the data in any way
  • Create derivative works to provide to others
  • Sub-licence, rent or transfer
  • Copy, reproduce, publish
  • Reverse engineer or disassemble
  • Use which causes loss to Australia Post or Data Army Pty Ltd

Cloud Region Availability

Asia Pacific (Sydney)

Australia East (New South Wales)






Paid (Trial available)

Geographic Coverage

Australia (by Postal Code)

Time Coverage

Last 5 years


Business Needs

Location Planning

Market Demand Estimation

Real Estate and Housing Market Analysis

Government Planning

Location Planning



Mail redirection data shows where individuals and businesses are moving from and to, offering a clear picture of migration trends within a city or region. This information can help in pinpointing growing neighborhoods that may need additional services or retail options.

Market Demand Estimation



For retail and service-based businesses, understanding where potential customers are relocating can help in estimating demand for certain products or services. This can influence the decision on where to open new stores, offices, or facilities, or how to adjust the product mix in existing locations.

Real Estate and Housing Market Analysis



Real estate developers and investors can use mail redirect statistics to identify hotspots of activity where housing demand is increasing, guiding investment and development projects. Conversely, areas with a net loss of residents might indicate regions with decreasing demand, potentially affecting property values.

Government Planning



Inform urban planning, infrastructure development and resource allocation. Migration data can enable better policy making and enhances public safety by guiding emergency services. Economic development and job creation efforts are strengthened through targeted initiatives in growing areas, while environmental planning ensures sustainable practices. Additionally, social services and community support are improved by anticipating and addressing the needs of migrating populations.