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Shire of Harvey

Workers place of residence

Of the 5,177 people who work in the Shire of Harvey, 3,559 or 68.7% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Shire of Harvey'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 Shire of Harvey.

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

Residential location of local workers
Shire of Harvey2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area3,55968.7
Live and work in the same SLA3,04258.8
Live in the area and work in different SLA51710.0
Work in the area, but live outside1,61831.3

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 31.3% 10.0% 58.8%
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.
Residential location of local workers by SLA
Shire of Harvey - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Harvey (S) - Pt B1,98538.3
Harvey (S) - Pt A1,57430.4
Bunbury (C)58611.3
Dardanup (S) - Pt A3416.6
Capel (S) - Pt A1482.9
Dardanup (S) - Pt B931.8
Waroona (S)761.5
Mandurah (C)591.1
Capel (S) - Pt B380.7
Collie (S)310.6
Busselton (S)310.6
Murray (S)190.4
Rockingham (C)150.3
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)150.3
Cockburn (C)120.2
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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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