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City of Playford

Residents place of work

17,377 or 56.8% of the City of Playford’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where City of Playford'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 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Employment location of resident workers
City of Playford2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area8,75528.6
Live and work in the same SLA3,78412.4
Live in the area and work in different SLA4,97116.3
Live in the area, but work outside 17,37756.8
Work location unknown4,44814.5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 14.5% 56.8% 16.3% 12.4%
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.
Employment location of resident workers by SLA
City of Playford - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Playford (C) - Elizabeth4,75515.5
Salisbury (C) Bal2,7489.0
Adelaide (C)2,1787.1
POW not stated1,7615.8
Playford (C) - West Central1,5665.1
Salisbury (C) - Central1,4954.9
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park1,4824.8
POW No Fixed Address (SA)1,3734.5
Playford (C) - West1,3134.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner1,0983.6
Playford (C) - East Central9012.9
Gawler (T)8502.8
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)6752.2
West Torrens (C) - East6132.0
Salisbury (C) - South-East5611.8
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South5551.8
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)5471.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port4851.6
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East4701.5
Salisbury (C) - North-East4001.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East3961.3
West Torrens (C) - West3041.0
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East2760.9
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West2690.9
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2410.8
Salisbury (C) - Inner North2340.8
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North2100.7
Prospect (C)2050.7
Playford (C) - Hills2010.7
Light (RegC)1950.6
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1870.6
Burnside (C) - South-West1470.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central1390.5
Unley (C) - East1300.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East1270.4
Mallala (DC)1020.3
Campbelltown (C) - East990.3
Campbelltown (C) - West910.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills720.2
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal670.2
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Far North590.2
Barossa (DC) - Angaston570.2
Unley (C) - West550.2
Barossa (DC) - Barossa400.1
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda310.1
Mitcham (C) - West310.1
Marion (C) - North280.1
Walkerville (M)220.1
Mitcham (C) - North-East120.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing [Parameter].[StartYear]. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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