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Gympie Regional Council

Workers place of residence by occupation - All occupations

Of the 14,137 local workers in the Gympie Regional Council, 12,923 or 91.4% 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 broad occupations is generally influenced by a few factors. These primarily include the type and skill level of jobs located within the local area, and the residential location where those skills are available in the population. The pay level of particular occupations is also a factor, as people will travel further for a high-paying job.

Understanding how far people travel to access particular occupation categories in the area can help in developing programs for equity in the jobs market, and having affordable housing available for workers of all skill levels.

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 occupation
Gympie Regional Council - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area12,92391.4
Live and work in the same SLA8,80962.3
Live in the area and work in different SLA4,11429.1
Work in the area, but live outside1,2148.6

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 8.6% 29.1% 62.3%
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 occupation
Total area (All SLAs) - All occupations2011
SLANumber%
Gympie (R) - Cooloola 6,28044.4
Gympie (R) - Gympie 5,65640.0
Gympie (R) - Kilkivan 9877.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa Hinterland 2782.0
Fraser Coast (R) - Woocoo-Tiaro 1941.4
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochy Hinterland 850.6
Sunshine Coast (R) - Tewantin 490.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa-Noosaville 410.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Coolum-Mudjimba 400.3
South Burnett (R) - Murgon 400.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Buderim 340.2
Sunshine Coast (R) - Paynter-Petrie Creek 310.2
Sunshine Coast (R) - Nambour 250.2
Fraser Coast (R) - Maryborough 240.2
South Burnett (R) - Wondai 190.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochydore 170.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra North 170.1
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt A 160.1
No usual address (Qld) 160.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Sunshine-Peregian 100.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra South 100.1
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Central 100.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Kawana 90.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra Hinterland 90.1
Scenic Rim (R) - Boonah 90.1
Bundaberg (R) - Bundaberg 90.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Mooloolaba 80.1
South Burnett (R) - Nanango 80.1
Somerset (R) - Kilcoy 70.0
Gold Coast (C) - Kingsholme-Upper Coomera 70.0
Gold Coast (C) - Paradise Point-Runaway Bay 70.0
Bayside (C) - South 60.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Glass House Country 60.0
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt B 60.0
South Burnett (R) - Kingaroy 60.0
Rockhampton (R) - Rockhampton 60.0
Gladstone (R) - Gladstone 60.0
Banyule (C) - Heidelberg 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Bowen Hills 40.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East 40.0
Ryde (C) 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Mount Gravatt East 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Keperra 40.0
Redland (C) - Sheldon-Mt Cotton 40.0
Redland (C) - Victoria Point 40.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Midwest 40.0
Ipswich (C) - East 40.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Central Pine West 40.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Dakabin-Kallangur-M. Downs 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Griffin-Mango Hill 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Rothwell-Kippa-Ring 30.0
Redland (C) - Redland Bay 30.0
Ipswich (C) - West 30.0
Logan (C) - Eagleby 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Albany Creek 30.0
Redland (C) Bal 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Southport 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Mudgeeraba-Reedy Creek 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Oxley 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Carindale 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Moorooka 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Bribie Island 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture East 30.0
Gosford (C) - East 30.0
Tweed (A) - Tweed Coast 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Boondall 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Chapel Hill 30.0
Somerset (R) - Esk 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
Cairns (R) - Trinity 30.0
Cloncurry (S) 30.0
Victoria-Daly (S) Bal 30.0
Aranda 30.0
Belconnen Town Centre 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba South-East 30.0
Goondiwindi (R) - Goondiwindi 30.0
Southern Downs (R) - Stanthorpe 30.0
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