MidCoast Council area
Workers place of residence
Of the 25,143 people who work in the MidCoast Council area, 23,910 or 95.1% also live in the area.
Journey to Work (workers) data shows where MidCoast Council area'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 MidCoast Council area.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by journey to work
|Residential location of local workers|
|MidCoast Council area||2011|
|Live and work in the area||23,910||95.1||0|
|Live and work in the same SLA||21,625||86.0||1|
|Live in the area and work in different SLA||2,285||9.1||2|
|Work in the area, but live outside||1,233||4.9||3|
|Total workers in the area||25,143||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing(opens a new window) 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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|Residential location of local workers by SLA|
|MidCoast Council area - Total area||[Parameter].[StartYear]|
|Greater Taree (C)||13,855||55.1||125103380|
|Great Lakes (A)||8,397||33.4||110103320|
|Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B||188||0.7||125106385|
|Port Stephens (A)||140||0.6||110056400|
|Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A||93||0.4||125036381|
|Lake Macquarie (C) - East||46||0.2||110054651|
|Newcastle (C) - Inner City||46||0.2||110055903|
|Lake Macquarie (C) - North||41||0.2||110054653|
|Newcastle (C) - Throsby||39||0.2||110055905|
|Sutherland Shire (A) - East||23||0.1||105157151|
|Newcastle (C) - Outer West||20||0.1||110055904|
|Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A||18||0.1||150057751|
|Sutherland Shire (A) - West||13||0.1||105157152|
|Lake Macquarie (C) - West||13||0.1||110054655|
|No Usual Address (NSW)||11||0.0||199999499|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) [Parameter].[StartYear]. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.