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Residents place of work

21,955 or 71.2% of the City of Mitcham’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where City of Mitcham'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 2016 – by place of 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.

Employment location of resident workers
City of Mitcham2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area7,68324.9
Live in the area, but work outside21,95571.2
No fixed place of work1,2173.9

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 3.9% 71.2% 24.9%
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.
Employment location of resident workers by LGA
City of Mitcham2016
LGANumber%
Mitcham (C)7,68324.9
Adelaide (C)7,60424.6
West Torrens (C)2,2727.4
Unley (C)2,0806.7
Marion (C)1,6685.4
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)1,2404.0
No Fixed Address (SA)1,1953.9
Onkaparinga (C)1,1223.6
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)1,0973.6
Burnside (C)1,0953.5
Charles Sturt (C)1,0013.2
Holdfast Bay (C)6692.2
Salisbury (C)4101.3
Adelaide Hills (DC)3001.0
Mount Barker (DC)2280.7
Campbelltown (C) (SA)1630.5
Tea Tree Gully (C)1380.4
Prospect (C)1240.4
Playford (C)930.3
Walkerville (M)840.3
Murray Bridge (RC)550.2
Unincorporated SA470.2
Alexandrina (DC)440.1
Victor Harbor (C)250.1
Barossa (DC)240.1
Sydney (C)220.1
Melbourne (C)210.1
Light (RegC)130.0
Unincorporated ACT130.0
Roxby Downs (M)120.0
Gawler (T)120.0
Unincorporated Vic120.0
Brisbane (C)120.0
Port Augusta (C)100.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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