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Cessnock City

Workers place of residence

Of the 14,178 people who work in Cessnock City, 9,198 or 64.9% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Cessnock 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 Cessnock City.

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

Residential location of local workers
Cessnock City2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area9,19864.9
Work in the area, but live outside4,98035.1
Total workers in the area14,178100.0

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 35.1% 64.9%
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
Cessnock City - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Cessnock (C)9,19864.9
Maitland (C)1,64011.6
Lake Macquarie (C) - North4743.3
Lake Macquarie (C) - West4102.9
Singleton (A)3672.6
Newcastle (C) - Outer West3472.4
Newcastle (C) - Inner City3022.1
Newcastle (C) - Throsby2902.0
Port Stephens (A)2862.0
Lake Macquarie (C) - East2121.5
Wyong (A) - North-East1340.9
Dungog (A)640.5
Gosford (C) - West540.4
Wyong (A) - South and West530.4
Great Lakes (A)360.3
Gosford (C) - East320.2
Muswellbrook (A)160.1
No Usual Address (NSW)160.1
Greater Taree (C)110.1
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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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