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 Ashburton||2011|
|Live and work in the area||5,041||83.4||0|
|Live in the area, but work outside||349||5.8||13|
|Work location unknown||655||10.8||14|
|Total employed residents||6,045||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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|Employment location of resident workers by SLA|
|Shire of Ashburton - Total area (All SLAs)||2011|
|POW State/Territory undefined (WA)||341||5.6||598989899|
|POW No Fixed Address (WA)||217||3.6||599999499|
|East Pilbara (S)||87||1.4||540053220|
|POW not stated||83||1.4||888888888|
|Perth (C) - Inner||27||0.4||505057081|
|Stirling (C) - Central||20||0.3||505157914|
|Perth (C) - Remainder||18||0.3||505057082|
|POW Capital city undefined (Greater Perth)||11||0.2||590909099|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.