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Canterbury City

Workers place of residence

Of the 23,825 people who work in Canterbury City, 8,330 or 35.0% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Canterbury City'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 Canterbury City.

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

Residential location of local workers
Canterbury City2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area8,33035.0
Work in the area, but live outside15,49565.0
Total workers in the area23,825100.0

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 65.0% 35.0%
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
Canterbury City - Total area[Parameter].[StartYear]
SLANumber%
Canterbury (C)8,33035.0
Hurstville (C)1,4996.3
Bankstown (C) - North-East1,1925.0
Rockdale (C)1,0284.3
Bankstown (C) - South8373.5
Sutherland Shire (A) - West8103.4
Bankstown (C) - North-West7293.1
Kogarah (C)6362.7
Marrickville (A)5732.4
Sutherland Shire (A) - East5622.4
Liverpool (C) - East5452.3
Strathfield (A)4501.9
Burwood (A)4071.7
Auburn (C)3801.6
Ashfield (A)3651.5
Fairfield (C) - East3481.5
Campbelltown (C) - North3431.4
Liverpool (C) - West2591.1
Randwick (C)2521.1
Canada Bay (A) - Concord2461.0
Holroyd (C)2451.0
Ryde (C)2311.0
Campbelltown (C) - South2160.9
Fairfield (C) - West1700.7
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne1530.6
Camden (A)1480.6
Leichhardt (A)1350.6
Sydney (C) - South1330.6
Blacktown (C) - South-East1270.5
Blacktown (C) - South-West1190.5
Penrith (C) - East1090.5
The Hills Shire (A) - Central1090.5
Blacktown (C) - North1080.5
Parramatta (C) - South1080.5
Parramatta (C) - Inner1050.4
Parramatta (C) - North-East1020.4
Botany Bay (C)1020.4
Hornsby (A) - South960.4
Sydney (C) - West840.4
The Hills Shire (A) - South840.4
Wollongong (C) - Inner810.3
Ku-ring-gai (A)780.3
Parramatta (C) - North-West760.3
Warringah (A)690.3
Waverley (A)670.3
Woollahra (A)660.3
Sydney (C) - East610.3
Penrith (C) - West610.3
Wollondilly (A)600.3
Willoughby (C)580.2
Wollongong (C) Bal570.2
North Sydney (A)560.2
The Hills Shire (A) - North520.2
Hornsby (A) - North420.2
Hunters Hill (A)420.2
Blue Mountains (C)410.2
Sydney (C) - Inner360.2
Gosford (C) - West300.1
Wingecarribee (A)240.1
Shellharbour (C)230.1
Hawkesbury (C)190.1
Wyong (A) - North-East190.1
Gosford (C) - East190.1
Pittwater (A)180.1
No Usual Address (NSW)180.1
Lane Cove (A)180.1
Wyong (A) - South and West160.1
Manly (A)150.1
Mosman (A)140.1
Shoalhaven (C) - Pt B120.1
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing [Parameter].[StartYear]. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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