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Shire of Ashburton

Residents place of work

349 or 5.8% of the Shire of Ashburton’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Shire of Ashburton's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work, or can live near work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to improve access to local employment.

The distance travelled by residents in different industry sectors 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 and house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area.

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

Employment location of resident workers
Shire of Ashburton2011
Number%
Live and work in the area5,04183.4
Live in the area, but work outside 3495.8
Work location unknown65510.8

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 5.8% 83.4%
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.
Employment location of resident workers by SLA
Shire of Ashburton - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Ashburton (S)5,04183.4
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)3415.6
POW No Fixed Address (WA)2173.6
East Pilbara (S)871.4
POW not stated831.4
Roebourne (S)300.5
Perth (C) - Inner270.4
Stirling (C) - Central200.3
Canning (C)190.3
Perth (C) - Remainder180.3
Swan (C)120.2
Belmont (C)110.2
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Perth)110.2
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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