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Workers place of residence by occupation - All occupations

Of the 11,614 local workers in the Armidale Regional Council, 9,895 or 85.2% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Armidale Regional Council's local workers come from and how far they are travelling to access employment in the area.

This shows the degree to which the local economy draws on the wider region to supply labour for its industries. It is also useful in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance and direction travelled by workers in different broad occupations is generally influenced by a few factors. These primarily include the type and skill level of jobs located within the local area, and the residential location where those skills are available in the population. The pay level of particular occupations is also a factor, as people will travel further for a high-paying job.

Understanding how far people travel to access particular occupation categories in the area can help in developing programs for equity in the jobs market, and having affordable housing available for workers of all skill levels.

Workers place of residence data should be viewed alongside Self-sufficiency and Jobs to workers ratio datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment by industry (Total) numbers and Employment locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the the Armidale Regional Council. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

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

Residential location of local workers by occupation
Armidale Regional Council - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area9,89585.2
Live and work in the same SLA8,06569.4
Live in the area and work in different SLA1,83015.8
Work in the area, but live outside1,71914.8

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

Residential location of local workers, 2011
Residential location of local workers, 2011 14.8% 15.8% 69.4%
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.
Residential location of local workers by SLA by occupation
Total area (All SLAs) - All occupations2011
SLANumber%
Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City 6,79758.5
Armidale Dumaresq (A) Bal 1,78215.3
Guyra (A) 1,31611.3
Uralla (A) 1,17110.1
Glen Innes Severn (A) 590.5
Walcha (A) 550.5
Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt A 400.3
Inverell (A) - Pt B 350.3
Inverell (A) - Pt A 220.2
Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt B 200.2
Greater Taree (C) 140.1
Cessnock (C) 130.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - North 120.1
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A 110.1
Bellingen (A) 100.1
Kempsey (A) 100.1
Hornsby (A) - South 100.1
Ku-ring-gai (A) 90.1
Clarence Valley (A) Bal 90.1
Singleton (A) 90.1
No usual address (NSW) 90.1
Moree Plains (A) 80.1
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B 80.1
Byron (A) 70.1
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A 70.1
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt B 60.1
Clarence Valley (A) - Coast 60.1
Blacktown (C) - South-East 60.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - East 50.0
Gwydir (A) 50.0
Leichhardt (A) 40.0
Narrabri (A) 40.0
Ashfield (A) 40.0
Manningham (C) - West 40.0
Wodonga (RC) 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Biggera Waters-Labrador 40.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Glass House Country 40.0
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett 40.0
Armadale (C) 30.0
Braddon 30.0
Banks 30.0
Western Downs (R) - Murilla-Wandoan 30.0
Banana (S) 30.0
Mackay (R) - Mackay Pt A 30.0
Etheridge (S) 30.0
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (Qld) 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Ashmore-Benowa 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Red Hill 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Nundah 30.0
Mildura (RC) - Pt A 30.0
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell S. 30.0
Liverpool Plains (A) 30.0
Tenterfield (A) 30.0
Bogan (A) 30.0
Queanbeyan (C) 30.0
Boorowa (A) 30.0
Goulburn Mulwaree (A) - Goulburn 30.0
Berrigan (A) 30.0
Broken Hill (C) 30.0
Sydney (C) - South 30.0
Woollahra (A) 30.0
Lake Macquarie (C) - West 30.0
Maitland (C) 30.0
Port Stephens (A) 30.0
North Sydney (A) 30.0
Ryde (C) 30.0
Hornsby (A) - North 30.0
The Hills Shire (A) - Central 30.0
The Hills Shire (A) - North 30.0
Wyong (A) - South and West 30.0
Nambucca (A) 30.0
Clarence Valley (A) - Grafton 30.0
Upper Hunter Shire (A) 30.0
Shellharbour (C) 30.0
Lismore (C) - Pt A 30.0
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