Residents place of work by industry - All industries
55,552 or 58.6% of Penrith City’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.
Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Penrith City's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to develop local employment which fits the skills and qualifications of the resident workers.
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 (people will travel further for higher paid jobs), house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area (in large areas, local jobs may not in fact be so local, while in more compact areas, resident workers may walk to work in a neighbouring LGA.).
Please note that where an industry has a very small number of employed residents, there may be no information displayed on the map or the detailed table due to insufficient residents travelling to any one area to display. The summary table will still include the information for the total residents working locally or travelling outside the area to work.
Residents place of work data should be viewed alongside Self-containment and Jobs to workers ratio datasets, as well as modelled Employed residents estimates, which are updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.
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 by industry|
|Penrith City - All industries||2016|
|Live and work in the area||34,570||36.5||0|
|Live in the area, but work outside||55,552||58.6||3|
|No fixed place of work||4,688||4.9||4|
|Total employed residents in the area||94,810||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing(opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
|Employment location of resident workers by LGA by industry|
|Penrith City - All industries||2016|
|No Fixed Address (NSW)||4,661||4.9||19499|
|The Hills Shire (A)||2,280||2.4||17420|
|Blue Mountains (C)||1,314||1.4||10900|
|Campbelltown (C) (NSW)||761||0.8||11500|
|Canada Bay (A)||702||0.7||11520|
|North Sydney (A)||669||0.7||15950|
|Inner West (A)||570||0.6||14170|
|Sutherland Shire (A)||530||0.6||17150|
|Botany Bay (C)||366||0.4||11100|
|Northern Beaches (A)||241||0.3||15990|
|Georges River (A)||188||0.2||12930|
|Lane Cove (A)||165||0.2||14700|
|Central Coast (C) (NSW)||129||0.1||11650|
|Goulburn Mulwaree (A)||112||0.1||13310|
|Lake Macquarie (C)||78||0.1||14650|
|Dubbo Regional (A)||48||0.1||18230|
|Yass Valley (A)||39||0.0||18710|
|Hunters Hill (A)||26||0.0||14100|
|Upper Lachlan Shire (A)||23||0.0||17640|
|Port Stephens (A)||14||0.0||16400|
|No Fixed Address (Qld)||14||0.0||39499|
|Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)||13||0.0||16380|
|Gold Coast (C)||11||0.0||33430|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.([DTNAME] data)