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Workers place of residence by occupation - All occupations

Of the 61,967 local workers in the City of Boroondara, 19,417 or 31.3% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the City of Boroondara'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 City of Boroondara. 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
City of Boroondara - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area19,41731.3
Live and work in the same SLA12,60320.3
Live in the area and work in different SLA6,81411.0
Work in the area, but live outside42,55068.7

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 68.7% 11.0% 20.3%
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%
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell S. 6,0739.8
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell N. 5,2728.5
Boroondara (C) - Hawthorn 4,4087.1
Boroondara (C) - Kew 3,6645.9
Manningham (C) - West 2,8814.6
Whitehorse (C) - Box Hill 2,7094.4
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading W. 1,6882.7
Monash (C) - Waverley West 1,4182.3
Stonnington (C) - Malvern 1,3482.2
Banyule (C) - Heidelberg 1,3372.2
Glen Eira (C) - Caulfield 1,3092.1
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading E. 1,1971.9
Stonnington (C) - Prahran 1,0411.7
Maroondah (C) - Croydon 9991.6
Maroondah (C) - Ringwood 9521.5
Darebin (C) - Northcote 9511.5
Yarra (C) - North 9261.5
Port Phillip (C) - St Kilda 9061.5
Knox (C) - North-East 9021.5
Yarra (C) - Richmond 8801.4
Yarra Ranges (S) - Lilydale 8291.3
Banyule (C) - North 8221.3
Kingston (C) - North 8101.3
Darebin (C) - Preston 7751.3
Monash (C) - Waverley East 7701.2
Knox (C) - North-West 7561.2
Melbourne (C) - Remainder 6951.1
Monash (C) - South-West 6561.1
Glen Eira (C) - South 6371.0
Casey (C) - Berwick 5360.9
Moreland (C) - Brunswick 5350.9
Knox (C) - South 5160.8
Moonee Valley (C) - Essendon 5150.8
Nillumbik (S) - South 5130.8
Bayside (C) - South 5000.8
Maribyrnong (C) 4990.8
Port Phillip (C) - West 4890.8
Whittlesea (C) - North 4750.8
Casey (C) - Cranbourne 4280.7
Moreland (C) - Coburg 3970.6
Gr. Dandenong (C) Bal 3880.6
Yarra Ranges (S) - Dandenongs 3690.6
Bayside (C) - Brighton 3680.6
Manningham (C) - East 3570.6
Whittlesea (C) - South-East 3460.6
Nillumbik (S) - South-West 3290.5
Wyndham (C) - North 3230.5
Gr. Dandenong (C) - Dandenong 3000.5
Kingston (C) - South 2910.5
Casey (C) - Hallam 2810.5
Whittlesea (C) - South-West 2730.4
Brimbank (C) - Keilor 2670.4
Melbourne (C) - S'bank-D'lands 2490.4
Hume (C) - Craigieburn 2480.4
Brimbank (C) - Sunshine 2450.4
Frankston (C) - West 2440.4
Hobsons Bay (C) - Williamstown 2400.4
Hobsons Bay (C) - Altona 2190.4
Moreland (C) - North 2180.4
Frankston (C) - East 1840.3
Melton (S) - East 1830.3
Wyndham (C) - South 1750.3
Mornington P'sula (S) - West 1740.3
Cardinia (S) - Pakenham 1710.3
Moonee Valley (C) - West 1710.3
Melbourne (C) - Inner 1480.2
Hume (C) - Broadmeadows 1450.2
Cardinia (S) - North 1230.2
Mornington P'sula (S) - South 1070.2
Hume (C) - Sunbury 1050.2
Nillumbik (S) Bal 1000.2
Yarra Ranges (S) - Seville 1000.2
Mornington P'sula (S) - East 980.2
Melton (S) Bal 930.2
Wyndham (C) - West 930.2
Casey (C) - South 800.1
Macedon Ranges (S) Bal 560.1
Yarra Ranges (S) - Central 540.1
No usual address (Vic.) 530.1
Greater Geelong (C) - South Barwon - Inner 440.1
Yarra Ranges (S) - North 390.1
Mitchell (S) - South 390.1
Greater Geelong (C) - Corio - Inner 360.1
Murrindindi (S) - West 340.1
Surf Coast (S) - East 320.1
Moorabool (S) - Bacchus Marsh 280.0
Ballarat (C) - Central 260.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Pt B 250.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Geelong 200.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Geelong West 190.0
Surf Coast (S) - West 190.0
Macedon Ranges (S) - Romsey 180.0
Macedon Ranges (S) - Kyneton 170.0
Bass Coast (S) - Phillip Is. 160.0
Ballarat (C) - Inner North 160.0
Hepburn (S) - East 140.0
Gr. Bendigo (C) - Inner East 140.0
Baw Baw (S) - Pt B West 140.0
Mitchell (S) - North 140.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Bellarine - Inner 130.0
Golden Plains (S) - South-East 100.0
Queenscliffe (B) 100.0
South Gippsland (S) - Central 100.0
Strathbogie (S) 90.0
E. Gippsland (S) - Bairnsdale 90.0
Perth (C) - Remainder 90.0
Gr. Bendigo (C) - Pt B 90.0
The Hills Shire (A) - South 90.0
Sydney (C) - East 80.0
Latrobe (C) - Moe 80.0
Mount Alexander (S) Bal 80.0
Campaspe (S) - Kyabram 70.0
Latrobe (C) - Morwell 70.0
Latrobe (C) - Traralgon 70.0
South Gippsland (S) - West 70.0
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast 70.0
Maitland (C) 70.0
Ballarat (C) - South 70.0
Hepburn (S) - West 70.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Pt C 70.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Newtown 60.0
Moorabool (S) - Ballan 60.0
Gr. Bendigo (C) - Central 60.0
Pyrenees (S) - South 60.0
Fairfield (C) - West 60.0
Penrith (C) - East 60.0
The Hills Shire (A) - Central 60.0
South Perth (C) 60.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Albany Creek 60.0
Mansfield (S) 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Enoggera 50.0
Brisbane (C) - Wakerley 50.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - East 50.0
Mildura (RC) - Pt A 50.0
Ararat (RC) 50.0
Sydney (C) - South 40.0
Marrickville (A) 40.0
Rockdale (C) 40.0
Ballina (A) 40.0
Wyong (A) - North-East 40.0
Ku-ring-gai (A) 40.0
Junee (A) 40.0
Logan (C) - Jimboomba-Logan Village 40.0
Kalamunda (S) 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Ashmore-Benowa 40.0
Somerset (R) - Esk 40.0
Lockyer Valley (R) - Laidley 40.0
Gympie (R) - Gympie 40.0
Toowoomba (R) - Highfields 40.0
Townsville (C) - Kirwan 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Kelvin Grove 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Doolandella-Forest Lake 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Holland Park 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Moorooka 40.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Dakabin-Kallangur-M. Downs 40.0
Wellington (S) - Alberton 40.0
Wodonga (RC) 40.0
Benalla (RC) Bal 30.0
Campaspe (S) - Echuca 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Broadbeach-Mermaid Beach 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Coolangatta 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Boondall 30.0
Brisbane (C) - City - Inner 30.0
South Gippsland (S) - East 30.0
Bass Coast (S) Bal 30.0
Launceston (C) - Pt B 30.0
Bruce 30.0
Chisholm 30.0
Harrison 30.0
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central 30.0
Mitcham (C) - North-East 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Kingsholme-Upper Coomera 30.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Buderim 30.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Coolum-Mudjimba 30.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Sunshine-Peregian 30.0
Stirling (C) - Coastal 30.0
Wanneroo (C) - North-West 30.0
Canning (C) 30.0
Logan (C) - Marsden 30.0
Perth (C) - Inner 30.0
Albury (C) 30.0
Murray (A) 30.0
Wakool (A) 30.0
No usual address (NSW) 30.0
Cessnock (C) 30.0
Lake Macquarie (C) - West 30.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A 30.0
Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A 30.0
Port Stephens (A) 30.0
Wingecarribee (A) 30.0
Hurstville (C) 30.0
Campbelltown (C) - North 30.0
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne 30.0
Hawkesbury (C) 30.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - West 30.0
Canterbury (C) 30.0
The Hills Shire (A) - North 30.0
Penrith (C) - West 30.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East 30.0
Hornsby (A) - North 30.0
Hornsby (A) - South 30.0
Mount Alexander (S) - C'maine 30.0
Gr. Bendigo (C) - Inner West 30.0
Warrnambool (C) 30.0
Glenelg (S) - North 30.0
Colac-Otway (S) - Colac 30.0
Colac-Otway (S) - North 30.0
Cardinia (S) - South 30.0
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