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MidCoast Council area

Residents place of work

2,245 or 7.6% of the MidCoast Council area’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where MidCoast Council area'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
MidCoast Council area2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area23,91081.3
Live and work in the same SLA21,62573.5
Live in the area and work in different SLA2,2857.8
Live in the area, but work outside 2,2457.6
Work location unknown3,27111.1

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 11.1% 7.6% 7.8% 73.5%
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
MidCoast Council area - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Greater Taree (C)13,41845.6
Great Lakes (A)8,79829.9
Gloucester (A)1,6945.8
POW No Fixed Address (NSW)1,3074.4
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)1,2254.2
POW not stated6412.2
Port Stephens (A)2520.9
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A2050.7
Newcastle (C) - Inner City2010.7
Maitland (C)1230.4
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B1220.4
Newcastle (C) - Throsby950.3
Newcastle (C) - Outer West770.3
Lake Macquarie (C) - North670.2
Singleton (A)650.2
Dungog (A)480.2
Cessnock (C)470.2
Sydney (C) - Inner390.1
Kempsey (A)260.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - East160.1
Muswellbrook (A)150.1
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)150.1
Parramatta (C) - Inner120.0
Lake Macquarie (C) - West120.0
Gosford (C) - West110.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney)110.0
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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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