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Workers place of residence

Of the 2,363 people who work in Mid Murray Council, 1,559 or 66.0% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Mid Murray 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, 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 Mid Murray Council.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by journey to work

Please note: The ABS have discovered a minor error in the coding of Journey to Work in the 2016 Census. A revision to this dataset is expected to be released in early December and will be updated on this page soon afterwards. In the meantime, please use with caution and expect that the exact numbers may change slightly following the re-release. It is not expected to greatly change the magnitude of the numbers.

Residential location of local workers
Mid Murray Council2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area1,55966.0
Work in the area, but live outside80434.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Residential location of local workers, 2016
Residential location of local workers, 2016 34.0% 66.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Residential location of local workers by LGA
Mid Murray Council2016
LGANumber%
Mid Murray (DC)1,55966.0
Loxton Waikerie (DC)26111.0
Murray Bridge (RC)2068.7
Barossa (DC)893.8
Adelaide Hills (DC)391.7
Mount Barker (DC)291.2
Karoonda East Murray (DC)271.1
Light (RegC)150.6
Alexandrina (DC)150.6
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)120.5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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