Workers place of residence
Of the 14,795 people who work in Cessnock City, 9,507 or 64.3% 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 2016 – by journey to work
Please note: The ABS have discovered a minor error in the coding of Journey to Work in the 2016 Census. A revision to this dataset is expected to be released in early December and will be updated on this page soon afterwards. In the meantime, please use with caution and expect that the exact numbers may change slightly following the re-release. It is not expected to greatly change the magnitude of the numbers.
|Residential location of local workers|
|Live and work in the area||9,507||64.3||0|
|Work in the area, but live outside||5,288||35.7||3|
|Total workers in the area||14,795||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
|Residential location of local workers by LGA|
|Lake Macquarie (C)||1,126||7.6||14650|
|Central Coast (C) (NSW)||359||2.4||11650|
|Port Stephens (A)||218||1.5||16400|
|Sutherland Shire (A)||14||0.1||17150|
|Inner West (A)||11||0.1||14170|
|Upper Hunter Shire (A)||11||0.1||17620|
|Gold Coast (C)||10||0.1||33430|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.([DTNAME] data)