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Shire of Harvey

Residents place of work

5,896 or 53.9% of the Shire of Harvey’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Shire of Harvey's resident workers 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 resident workers
Shire of Harvey2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area3,55932.5
Live and work in the same SLA3,04227.8
Live in the area and work in different SLA5174.7
Live in the area, but work outside 5,89653.9
Work location unknown1,48913.6

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 resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 13.6% 53.9% 4.7% 27.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Employment location of resident workers by SLA
Shire of Harvey - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Bunbury (C)3,38530.9
Harvey (S) - Pt B2,26620.7
Harvey (S) - Pt A1,29311.8
Collie (S)1,0139.3
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)8818.1
POW No Fixed Address (WA)3713.4
Dardanup (S) - Pt A2682.4
Waroona (S)2302.1
POW not stated2041.9
Dardanup (S) - Pt B1621.5
East Pilbara (S)610.6
Ashburton (S)570.5
Murray (S)530.5
Boddington (S)490.4
Capel (S) - Pt B490.4
Capel (S) - Pt A430.4
Busselton (S)310.3
Roebourne (S)290.3
Perth (C) - Inner250.2
Leonora (S)240.2
Mandurah (C)230.2
Port Hedland (T)210.2
Canning (C)140.1
Laverton (S)140.1
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Perth)120.1
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)110.1
Perth (C) - Remainder110.1
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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