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Greater Taree City

Residents place of work

2,126 or 13.0% of Greater Taree City’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Greater Taree City's residents go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work, or can live near work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to improve access to local employment.

The distance travelled by residents in different industry sectors may be influenced by; the nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of local residents; transport options available and commuting times; relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area.

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

Employment location of residents
Greater Taree City2011
Number%
Live and work in the area12,58676.8
Live in the area, but work outside 2,12613.0
Work location unknown1,68410.3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of residents, 2011
Employment location of residents, 2011 13.0% 76.8%
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.
Employment location of residents by SLA
Greater Taree City - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Greater Taree (C)12,58676.8
Great Lakes (A)1,1567.1
POW No Fixed Address (NSW)6834.2
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)6534.0
POW not stated3071.9
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A1861.1
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B1220.7
Gloucester (A)1130.7
Newcastle (C) - Inner City390.2
Kempsey (A)260.2
Maitland (C)230.1
Singleton (A)170.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - North160.1
Sydney (C) - Inner150.1
Newcastle (C) - Throsby140.1
Parramatta (C) - Inner120.1
Cessnock (C)110.1
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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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