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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 area2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area23,91095.1
Live and work in the same SLA21,62586.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA2,2859.1
Work in the area, but live outside1,2334.9

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 4.9% 9.1% 86.0%
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
MidCoast Council area - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Greater Taree (C)13,85555.1
Great Lakes (A)8,39733.4
Gloucester (A)1,6586.6
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt B1880.7
Port Stephens (A)1400.6
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) - Pt A930.4
Lake Macquarie (C) - East460.2
Newcastle (C) - Inner City460.2
Lake Macquarie (C) - North410.2
Newcastle (C) - Throsby390.2
Dungog (A)280.1
Maitland (C)260.1
Sutherland Shire (A) - East230.1
Newcastle (C) - Outer West200.1
Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A180.1
Sutherland Shire (A) - West130.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - West130.1
No Usual Address (NSW)110.0
Kempsey (A)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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