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City of Playford

Workers place of residence

Of the 21,649 people who work in the City of Playford, 8,755 or 40.4% also live in the area.

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

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

Residential location of local workers
City of Playford2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area8,75540.4
Live and work in the same SLA3,78417.5
Live in the area and work in different SLA4,97123.0
Work in the area, but live outside12,89459.6

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 59.6% 23.0% 17.5%
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 Playford - Total area[Parameter].[StartYear]
SLANumber%
Playford (C) - East Central2,92913.5
Playford (C) - Elizabeth1,9469.0
Playford (C) - West1,8178.4
Playford (C) - West Central1,5517.2
Gawler (T)1,2795.9
Salisbury (C) - Inner North1,0184.7
Salisbury (C) - Central9724.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North9254.3
Salisbury (C) - North-East8403.9
Salisbury (C) Bal7193.3
Salisbury (C) - South-East6843.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central5602.6
Light (RegC)5602.6
Mallala (DC)5302.4
Playford (C) - Hills4932.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South3821.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East3601.7
Barossa (DC) - Barossa2821.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills2691.2
Prospect (C)2431.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2311.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner2201.0
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East2000.9
Campbelltown (C) - East1820.8
Adelaide Hills (DC) - North1680.8
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal1350.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park1230.6
Campbelltown (C) - West1070.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1020.5
West Torrens (C) - East890.4
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East860.4
West Torrens (C) - West810.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West790.4
Burnside (C) - North-East780.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East760.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port610.3
Adelaide (C)590.3
Burnside (C) - South-West490.2
Barossa (DC) - Angaston450.2
Wakefield (DC)420.2
Unley (C) - East410.2
Walkerville (M)410.2
Marion (C) - Central390.2
Unley (C) - West330.2
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda320.1
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)320.1
Marion (C) - North310.1
Holdfast Bay (C) - North280.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges270.1
Mitcham (C) - Hills250.1
Mitcham (C) - North-East200.1
Mitcham (C) - West170.1
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast170.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft150.1
Mount Barker (DC) - Central150.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal140.1
Holdfast Bay (C) - South130.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir120.1
Mid Murray (DC)120.1
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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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