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Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 14,126 local workers in the Gympie Regional Council, 12,872 or 91.1% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Gympie Regional Council'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. It is also useful in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance and direction travelled by workers in different industry sectors may be influenced by the nature of employment opportunities (higher paid, high value employment may draw people from a wider area); the skill level required (jobs requiring tertiary qualifications will draw more workers from areas with high qualification levels among the residents) the number of jobs available in the industry sector (sectors with more opportunities may have a wider catchment); transport options available and commuting times to the Gympie Regional Council.

Workers place of residence data should be viewed alongside Self-sufficiency and Jobs to workers ratio datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment by industry (Total) numbers and Employment locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the the Gympie Regional Council. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

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

Residential location of local workers by industry
Gympie Regional Council - All industries2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area12,87291.1
Live and work in the same SLA8,77562.1
Live in the area and work in different SLA4,09729.0
Work in the area, but live outside1,2548.9

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 8.9% 29.0% 62.1%
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 by industry
Total area (All SLAs) - All industries2011
Number%
Gympie (R) - Cooloola 6,27944.5
Gympie (R) - Gympie 5,61539.7
Gympie (R) - Kilkivan 9786.9
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa Hinterland 2892.0
Fraser Coast (R) - Woocoo-Tiaro 2091.5
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochy Hinterland 1040.7
Sunshine Coast (R) - Tewantin 470.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Buderim 410.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Paynter-Petrie Creek 380.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Coolum-Mudjimba 320.2
South Burnett (R) - Murgon 310.2
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa-Noosaville 300.2
Sunshine Coast (R) - Nambour 210.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra North 200.1
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt A 200.1
Fraser Coast (R) - Maryborough 190.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Kawana 180.1
No usual address (Qld) 180.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochydore 170.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Sunshine-Peregian 170.1
South Burnett (R) - Wondai 140.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra South 130.1
South Burnett (R) - Nanango 130.1
Scenic Rim (R) - Boonah 110.1
Bundaberg (R) - Bundaberg 90.1
South Burnett (R) - Kingaroy 90.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra Hinterland 90.1
Rockhampton (R) - Rockhampton 90.1
Gold Coast (C) - Kingsholme-Upper Coomera 80.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Glass House Country 60.0
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt B 60.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Central 60.0
Redland (C) - Victoria Point 50.0
Somerset (R) - Kilcoy 50.0
Gladstone (R) - Gladstone 50.0
Gold Coast (C) - Mudgeeraba-Reedy Creek 40.0
Ipswich (C) - West 40.0
Logan (C) - Eagleby 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Albany Creek 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Central Pine West 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Dakabin-Kallangur-M. Downs 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Griffin-Mango Hill 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Petrie 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) Bal 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Rothwell-Kippa-Ring 30.0
Redland (C) - Redland Bay 30.0
Redland (C) - Sheldon-Mt Cotton 30.0
Redland (C) Bal 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Paradise Point-Runaway Bay 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Southport 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture East 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Midwest 30.0
Ipswich (C) - East 30.0
Blacktown (C) - North 30.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East 30.0
Ryde (C) 30.0
Gosford (C) - East 30.0
Tweed (A) - Tweed Coast 30.0
Banyule (C) - Heidelberg 30.0
Bayside (C) - South 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Bowen Hills 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Boondall 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Chapel Hill 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Keperra 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Oxley 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Carindale 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Moorooka 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Mount Gravatt East 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Bribie Island 30.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Mooloolaba 30.0
Somerset (R) - Esk 30.0
Bundaberg (R) - Burnett Pt B 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba South-East 30.0
Goondiwindi (R) - Goondiwindi 30.0
Southern Downs (R) - Stanthorpe 30.0
Mackay (R) - Mirani 30.0
Townsville (C) - Cranbrook 30.0
Cairns (R) - Barron 30.0
Cairns (R) - Central Suburbs 30.0
Cairns (R) - City 30.0
Cairns (R) - Mt Whitfield 30.0
Cairns (R) - Northern Suburbs 30.0
Cloncurry (S) 30.0
Victoria-Daly (S) Bal 30.0
Aranda 30.0
Belconnen Town Centre 30.0
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