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City of Mitcham

Workers place of residence

Of the 25,610 people who work in the City of Mitcham, 7,405 or 28.9% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where City of Mitcham'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 City of Mitcham.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by journey to work

Residential location of local workers
City of Mitcham2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area7,40528.9
Live and work in the same SLA5,33020.8
Live in the area and work in different SLA2,0758.1
Work in the area, but live outside18,20571.1

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 71.1% 8.1% 20.8%
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
City of Mitcham - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Mitcham (C) - Hills3,31012.9
Mitcham (C) - West2,4089.4
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir1,7426.8
Mitcham (C) - North-East1,6876.6
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft1,6436.4
Marion (C) - Central1,4815.8
Marion (C) - North9413.7
Marion (C) - South9143.6
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast7853.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett7623.0
Unley (C) - West6352.5
Holdfast Bay (C) - South5872.3
Unley (C) - East5872.3
Holdfast Bay (C) - North5682.2
West Torrens (C) - East4741.9
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast4671.8
West Torrens (C) - West4341.7
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills4021.6
Burnside (C) - South-West3791.5
Onkaparinga (C) - Hackham3771.5
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central3201.2
Mount Barker (DC) - Central2701.1
Burnside (C) - North-East2571.0
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges2481.0
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal2370.9
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West2340.9
Adelaide (C)2230.9
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East1900.7
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East1760.7
Campbelltown (C) - West1720.7
Campbelltown (C) - East1680.7
Mount Barker (DC) Bal1600.6
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East1560.6
Prospect (C)1540.6
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1530.6
Salisbury (C) - South-East1450.6
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East1380.5
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast1380.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South1210.5
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal1130.4
Alexandrina (DC) - Strathalbyn970.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park900.4
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central860.3
Alexandrina (DC) - Coastal800.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner740.3
Salisbury (C) Bal660.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North610.2
Walkerville (M)610.2
Salisbury (C) - Central540.2
Salisbury (C) - North-East500.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills410.2
Victor Harbor (C)380.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port370.1
Yankalilla (DC)350.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - North320.1
Playford (C) - Elizabeth270.1
Salisbury (C) - Inner North260.1
Playford (C) - East Central160.1
Murray Bridge (RC)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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