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Residents place of work by occupation - All occupations

3,412 or 37.5% of the City of Adelaide’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where the City of Adelaide's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to develop local employment which fits the skills and qualifications of the resident workers.

The distance travelled by residents in different broad occupations may be influenced by; the nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of local residents; transport options available and commuting times; relationship between wages and salaries (people will travel further for higher paid jobs), house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area.

Residents place of work data should be viewed alongside Self-containment and Jobs to workers ratioy datasets, as well as modelled Employed residents estimates, which are updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Employment location of resident workers by occupation
City of Adelaide - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area4,97654.7
Live in the area, but work outside 3,41237.5
Work location unknown7067.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 37.5% 54.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Employment location of resident workers by SLA by occupation
Total area (All SLAs) - All occupations2011
SLANumber%
Adelaide (C) 4,97654.7
West Torrens (C) - East 3013.3
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West 2672.9
POW State/Territory undefined (SA) 2532.8
No usual address (SA) 1912.1
Salisbury (C) Bal 1892.1
Burnside (C) - South-West 1761.9
Unley (C) - East 1521.7
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East 1391.5
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East 1341.5
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park 1311.4
West Torrens (C) - West 1211.3
Mitcham (C) - Hills 1071.2
Unley (C) - West 991.1
Prospect (C) 840.9
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner 800.9
Marion (C) - Central 770.8
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide) 760.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port 680.7
Playford (C) - Elizabeth 670.7
Mitcham (C) - West 630.7
Mitcham (C) - North-East 590.6
Salisbury (C) - Central 580.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East 530.6
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West 520.6
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East 510.6
Burnside (C) - North-East 510.6
Holdfast Bay (C) - North 450.5
Marion (C) - North 440.5
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast 440.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South 400.4
Walkerville (M) 400.4
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal 380.4
Campbelltown (C) - West 370.4
Campbelltown (C) - East 270.3
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast 260.3
Mount Barker (DC) - Central 220.2
Holdfast Bay (C) - South 220.2
Murray Bridge (RC) 190.2
Salisbury (C) - South-East 190.2
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges 160.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North 150.2
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills 140.2
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal 140.2
Sydney (C) - Inner 120.1
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central 110.1
Mount Barker (DC) Bal 110.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central 110.1
Barossa (DC) - Angaston 100.1
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills 100.1
Salisbury (C) - Inner North 90.1
Melbourne (C) - Inner 90.1
Botany Bay (C) 90.1
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda 90.1
Alexandrina (DC) - Strathalbyn 90.1
Barossa (DC) - Barossa 80.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft 80.1
Gawler (T) 80.1
City 70.1
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld) 70.1
Kingston (C) - North 70.1
Broken Hill (C) 70.1
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC) 70.1
Yorke Peninsula (DC) - North 60.1
Whyalla (C) 60.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett 60.1
Light (RegC) 60.1
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW) 60.1
Melbourne (C) - Remainder 60.1
Unincorp. Far North 60.1
Playford (C) - West Central 60.1
Salisbury (C) - North-East 60.1
Playford (C) - West 40.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Brisbane) 40.0
No usual address (NT) 40.0
Port Pirie C Dists (M) - City 40.0
Ashburton (S) 40.0
Exmouth (S) 40.0
West Arnhem (S) - Jabiru 40.0
Frankston (C) - West 40.0
Hawkesbury (C) 40.0
Bankstown (C) - North-West 40.0
Mid Murray (DC) 40.0
Renmark Paringa (DC) - Renmark 30.0
Stirling 30.0
Parkes 30.0
Goyder (DC) 30.0
Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC) 30.0
Mount Gambier (C) 30.0
Wattle Range (DC) - West 30.0
Victor Harbor (C) 30.0
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir 30.0
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast 30.0
Marion (C) - South 30.0
Parramatta (C) - Inner 30.0
Sydney (C) - West 30.0
Waverley (A) 30.0
Cabonne (A) 30.0
Palerang (A) - Pt B 30.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney) 30.0
Unincorp. Whyalla 30.0
No usual address (NSW) 30.0
Moonee Valley (C) - Essendon 30.0
Manningham (C) - West 30.0
Barkly (S) - Tennant Creek 30.0
Port Hedland (T) 30.0
No usual address (WA) 30.0
Burnie (C) - Pt A 30.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Tas.) 30.0
Darwin (C) - Marrara 30.0
Darwin (C) - Tiwi 30.0
Port Augusta (C) 30.0
Perth (C) - Inner 30.0
Rockingham (C) 30.0
Menzies (S) 30.0
Acton 30.0
No usual address (Vic.) 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Spring Hill 30.0
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt A 30.0
Bulloo (S) 30.0
Rockhampton (R) - Rockhampton 30.0
Mount Isa (C) 30.0
Playford (C) - East Central 30.0
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