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Ballina Shire

Residents place of work by industry - All industries

4,455 or 26.9% of Ballina Shire’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Ballina Shire'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 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 (people will travel further for higher paid jobs), house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area (in large areas, local jobs may not in fact be so local, while in more compact areas, resident workers may walk to work in a neighbouring LGA.).

Please note that where an industry has a very small number of employed residents, there may be no information displayed on the map or the detailed table due to insufficient residents travelling to any one area to display. The summary table will still include the information for the total residents working locally or travelling outside the area to work.

Residents place of work data should be viewed alongside Self-containment and Jobs to workers ratio 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 industry
Ballina Shire - All industries2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area10,47663.2
Live in the area, but work outside 4,45526.9
Work location unknown1,65010.0

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 26.9% 63.2%
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 industry
Total area (All SLAs) - All industries2011
SLANumber%
Ballina (A) 10,47663.2
Lismore (C) - Pt A 2,44714.8
Byron (A) 1,1406.9
No usual address (NSW) 6764.1
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW) 5933.6
Richmond Valley (A) Bal 1581.0
Lismore (C) - Pt B 950.6
Richmond Valley (A) - Casino 940.6
Tweed (A) - Tweed-Heads 430.3
Tweed (A) - Pt B 300.2
Kyogle (A) 270.2
No usual address (Qld) 230.1
Clarence Valley (A) - Grafton 150.1
Sydney (C) - West 150.1
Clarence Valley (A) - Coast 140.1
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney) 120.1
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld) 110.1
Gold Coast (C) - Surfers Paradise 90.1
Brisbane (C) - Richlands 90.1
North Sydney (A) 80.0
Sydney (C) - Inner 80.0
Gold Coast (C) - Mudgeeraba-Reedy Creek 80.0
Gold Coast (C) - Bundall 70.0
East Pilbara (S) 70.0
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A 70.0
Brisbane (C) - South Brisbane 70.0
Brisbane (C) - Newstead 60.0
Gold Coast (C) - Molendinar 60.0
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA) 60.0
POW State/Territory undefined (NT) 60.0
No usual address (NT) 60.0
Gold Coast (C) - Nerang 60.0
Gold Coast (C) - Robina 60.0
Isaac (R) - Broadsound 50.0
Brisbane (C) - Pinkenba-Eagle Farm 50.0
Brisbane (C) - Cannon Hill 50.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Hinterland 50.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B 50.0
Dubbo (C) - Pt A 50.0
Cessnock (C) 50.0
Wyong (A) - North-East 40.0
Shellharbour (C) 40.0
Marrickville (A) 40.0
Botany Bay (C) 40.0
Kogarah (C) 40.0
Ashfield (A) 40.0
Kempsey (A) 40.0
Brimbank (C) - Keilor 40.0
Stonnington (C) - Malvern 40.0
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (Vic.) 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Eight Mile Plains 40.0
Brisbane (C) - MacGregor 40.0
Brisbane (C) - City - Remainder 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Fortitude Valley 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Albion 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Guanaba-Springbrook 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Burleigh Heads 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Coolangatta 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Helensvale 40.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Burpengary-Narangba 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Southport 40.0
Campbell 40.0
Glenorchy (C) 40.0
Hobart (C) - Inner 30.0
Alice Springs (T) - Charles 30.0
City 30.0
No usual address (ACT) 30.0
No usual address (WA) 30.0
Port Hedland (T) 30.0
Ashburton (S) 30.0
Roebourne (S) 30.0
Derby-West Kimberley (S) 30.0
Murray Bridge (RC) 30.0
Subiaco (C) 30.0
Belmont (C) 30.0
Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) 30.0
Ravensthorpe (S) 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Currumbin 30.0
Central Highlands (R) - Bauhinia 30.0
Mackay (R) - Mackay Pt A 30.0
Isaac (R) - Belyando 30.0
Isaac (R) - Nebo 30.0
Cloncurry (S) 30.0
Flinders (S) 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Durack 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Geebung 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Herston 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Mansfield 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Tingalpa 30.0
Ipswich (C) - Central 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Clontarf 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Greenslopes 30.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Vic.) 30.0
No usual address (Vic.) 30.0
Brisbane (C) - City - Inner 30.0
Boroondara (C) - Hawthorn 30.0
Moree Plains (A) 30.0
Snowy River (A) 30.0
Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A 30.0
Griffith (C) 30.0
Broken Hill (C) 30.0
Strathfield (A) 30.0
Holroyd (C) 30.0
Blacktown (C) - North 30.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East 30.0
Ryde (C) 30.0
Willoughby (C) 30.0
Randwick (C) 30.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - East 30.0
Campbelltown (C) - North 30.0
Wollondilly (A) 30.0
Leichhardt (A) 30.0
Newcastle (C) - Inner City 30.0
Muswellbrook (A) 30.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A 30.0
Clarence Valley (A) Bal 30.0
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt B 30.0
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