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Shire of Ashburton

Workers place of residence

Of the 10,381 people who work in the Shire of Ashburton, 5,041 or 48.6% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Shire of Ashburton'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, as well as in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance travelled by workers in different industry sectors may be influenced by the nature of employment opportunities (e.g. more specialist occupations may draw people from further afield); the number of jobs available in the industry sector; transport options available and commuting times to Shire of Ashburton.

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

Residential location of local workers
Shire of Ashburton2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area5,04148.6
Work in the area, but live outside5,34051.4
Total workers in the area10,381100.0

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 51.4% 48.6%
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
Shire of Ashburton - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Ashburton (S)5,04148.6
Rockingham (C)3393.3
Swan (C)3163.0
Mandurah (C)2582.5
Wanneroo (C) - North-West2032.0
Gosnells (C)1731.7
Joondalup (C) - South1731.7
Cockburn (C)1711.6
Stirling (C) - Central1321.3
Stirling (C) - Coastal1281.2
Bayswater (C)1281.2
Canning (C)1281.2
Melville (C)1231.2
Wanneroo (C) - North-East1201.2
Mundaring (S)1201.2
Armadale (C)1171.1
Joondalup (C) - North1081.0
Kalamunda (S)1061.0
Busselton (S)970.9
Belmont (C)930.9
East Pilbara (S)730.7
No Usual Address (WA)650.6
South Perth (C)630.6
Roebourne (S)590.6
Geraldton-Greenough (C) - Greenough - Pt A580.6
Augusta-Margaret River (S)550.5
Vincent (T)550.5
Victoria Park (T)540.5
Wanneroo (C) - South540.5
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S)530.5
Bunbury (C)510.5
Kwinana (T)480.5
Murray (S)450.4
Fremantle (C) - Remainder400.4
Geraldton-Greenough (C) - Geraldton390.4
Harvey (S) - Pt A380.4
Port Hedland (T)370.4
Albany (C) Bal350.3
Capel (S) - Pt A330.3
Perth (C) - Remainder320.3
Dardanup (S) - Pt A310.3
Bassendean (T)290.3
Cambridge (T)280.3
Chittering (S)230.2
Irwin (S)220.2
Stirling (C) - South-Eastern220.2
Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S)210.2
Carnarvon (S)200.2
Toodyay (S)200.2
Albany (C) - Central190.2
Harvey (S) - Pt B190.2
Northam (S) - Northam Town170.2
Gingin (S)160.2
Collie (S)150.1
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)140.1
Denmark (S)140.1
Subiaco (C)140.1
Nedlands (C)130.1
Dandaragan (S)130.1
Waroona (S)130.1
Capel (S) - Pt B130.1
Exmouth (S)130.1
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA)130.1
Northam (S) - Northam110.1
Perth (C) - Inner110.1
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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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