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Gosford City

Workers place of residence

Of the 50,525 people who work in Gosford City, 38,109 or 75.4% also live in the area.

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

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

Residential location of local workers
Gosford City2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area38,10975.4
Live and work in the same SLA27,77755.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA10,33220.4
Work in the area, but live outside12,41624.6

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 24.6% 20.4% 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
Gosford City - Total area[Parameter].[StartYear]
SLANumber%
Gosford (C) - West21,02241.6
Gosford (C) - East17,08733.8
Wyong (A) - South and West6,49912.9
Wyong (A) - North-East3,1486.2
Lake Macquarie (C) - West5011.0
Hornsby (A) - North1690.3
Hornsby (A) - South1590.3
Ku-ring-gai (A)1570.3
Lake Macquarie (C) - East1490.3
Cessnock (C)1190.2
Lake Macquarie (C) - North1070.2
Newcastle (C) - Inner City600.1
Newcastle (C) - Throsby580.1
No Usual Address (NSW)490.1
Newcastle (C) - Outer West480.1
Warringah (A)430.1
North Sydney (A)400.1
Maitland (C)330.1
Ryde (C)320.1
The Hills Shire (A) - North300.1
Willoughby (C)270.1
Blacktown (C) - North260.1
The Hills Shire (A) - Central240.0
Port Stephens (A)220.0
Hawkesbury (C)180.0
Penrith (C) - East180.0
Penrith (C) - West170.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East170.0
Fairfield (C) - East170.0
The Hills Shire (A) - South170.0
Lane Cove (A)150.0
Pittwater (A)150.0
Liverpool (C) - East140.0
Randwick (C)140.0
Blacktown (C) - South-West140.0
Parramatta (C) - Inner140.0
Ashfield (A)130.0
Sydney (C) - South130.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B120.0
Canada Bay (A) - Concord120.0
Strathfield (A)120.0
Manly (A)120.0
Parramatta (C) - North-East120.0
Woollahra (A)110.0
Great Lakes (A)110.0
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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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