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Central Coast Council area

Workers place of residence

Of the 90,094 people who work in the Central Coast Council area, 83,306 or 92.5% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Central Coast Council area'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 Central Coast Council area.

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

Residential location of local workers
Central Coast Council area2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area83,30692.5
Live and work in the same SLA49,58755.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA33,71937.4
Work in the area, but live outside6,7887.5

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 7.5% 37.4% 55.0%
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
Central Coast Council area - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Gosford (C) - West48,46626.9
Wyong (A) - South and West41,39023.0
Gosford (C) - East40,51222.5
Wyong (A) - North-East36,24420.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - West3,9502.2
Lake Macquarie (C) - East1,5900.9
Lake Macquarie (C) - North7960.4
Cessnock (C)6040.3
Hornsby (A) - North4780.3
Hornsby (A) - South4420.2
Ku-ring-gai (A)4380.2
Newcastle (C) - Inner City3940.2
Newcastle (C) - Throsby3540.2
Newcastle (C) - Outer West3200.2
Maitland (C)2760.2
No Usual Address (NSW)1520.1
Port Stephens (A)1440.1
Warringah (A)1320.1
Ryde (C)980.1
North Sydney (A)800.0
Blacktown (C) - North760.0
The Hills Shire (A) - Central740.0
Fairfield (C) - East640.0
The Hills Shire (A) - North600.0
Hawkesbury (C)600.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East580.0
Willoughby (C)540.0
Penrith (C) - East360.0
Penrith (C) - West340.0
The Hills Shire (A) - South340.0
Pittwater (A)300.0
Lane Cove (A)300.0
Liverpool (C) - East280.0
Randwick (C)280.0
Parramatta (C) - Inner280.0
Blacktown (C) - South-West280.0
Ashfield (A)260.0
Sydney (C) - South260.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B240.0
Canada Bay (A) - Concord240.0
Strathfield (A)240.0
Manly (A)240.0
Parramatta (C) - North-East240.0
Woollahra (A)220.0
Great Lakes (A)220.0
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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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