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Residents place of work

1,195 or 36.7% of Mid Murray Council’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Mid Murray Council'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
Mid Murray Council2011
Number%
Live and work in the area1,61449.5
Live in the area, but work outside 1,19536.7
Work location unknown45013.8

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 36.7% 49.5%
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 resident workers by SLA
Mid Murray Council - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Mid Murray (DC)1,61449.5
Murray Bridge (RC)3179.7
Barossa (DC) - Angaston2236.8
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)1584.8
POW not stated1414.3
POW No Fixed Address (SA)1253.8
Loxton Waikerie (DC) - West682.1
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda662.0
Barossa (DC) - Barossa461.4
Adelaide (C)451.4
Light (RegC)441.4
Adelaide Hills (DC) - North250.8
Mount Barker (DC) - Central190.6
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal180.6
Gawler (T)170.5
Salisbury (C) Bal170.5
Karoonda East Murray (DC)150.5
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park140.4
West Torrens (C) - East140.4
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East130.4
Playford (C) - Elizabeth120.4
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East110.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East110.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner110.3
Salisbury (C) - Central110.3
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)110.3
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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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