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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Residents place of work by occupation - All occupations

5,743 or 5.7% of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region'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 broad occupations 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.

Residents place of work data should be viewed alongside Self-containment and Jobs to workers ratioy 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 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Employment location of resident workers by occupation
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area81,32381.3
Live and work in the same SLA60,11160.1
Live in the area and work in different SLA21,21221.2
Live in the area, but work outside 5,7435.7
Work location unknown12,90812.9

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 12.9% 5.7% 21.2% 60.1%
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 by occupation
Total area (All SLAs) - All occupations2011
SLANumber%
Bundaberg (R) - Bundaberg 19,94820.0
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt A 14,21114.2
Fraser Coast (R) - Maryborough 10,73410.7
Gympie (R) - Gympie 8,9078.9
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld) 6,2126.2
South Burnett (R) - Kingaroy 5,5515.6
No usual address (Qld) 3,8693.9
Gympie (R) - Cooloola 3,5373.5
Bundaberg (R) - Burnett Pt B 2,2412.2
South Burnett (R) - Nanango 2,1832.2
Bundaberg (R) - Isis 2,1452.1
Bundaberg (R) - Burnett Pt A 2,1422.1
South Burnett (R) - Murgon 1,3211.3
Bundaberg (R) - Kolan 1,1561.2
North Burnett (R) - Gayndah 1,1261.1
South Burnett (R) - Wondai 9881.0
North Burnett (R) - Mundubbera 9150.9
North Burnett (R) - Monto 8790.9
Fraser Coast (R) - Woocoo-Tiaro 8700.9
Gympie (R) - Kilkivan 8010.8
Fraser Coast (R) - Hervey Bay Pt B 7120.7
North Burnett (R) - Biggenden 4340.4
Banana (S) 3530.4
Central Highlands (R) - Duaringa 3070.3
Isaac (R) - Broadsound 3060.3
North Burnett (R) - Eidsvold 3060.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa Hinterland 2320.2
North Burnett (R) - Perry 2160.2
Isaac (R) - Belyando 1750.2
Cherbourg (S) 1690.2
Gladstone (R) - Gladstone 1620.2
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochy Hinterland 1530.2
Sunshine Coast (R) - Nambour 1020.1
Mackay (R) - Mackay Pt A 1020.1
Toowoomba (R) - Rosalie 1010.1
Western Downs (R) - Chinchilla 1000.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa-Noosaville 960.1
Central Highlands (R) - Peak Downs 940.1
Isaac (R) - Nebo 940.1
Central Highlands (R) - Bauhinia 900.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochydore 890.1
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Brisbane) 850.1
Rockhampton (R) - Rockhampton 830.1
Gladstone (R) - Miriam Vale 710.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Buderim 610.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Tewantin 610.1
Brisbane (C) - Pinkenba-Eagle Farm 580.1
Central Highlands (R) - Emerald 580.1
Brisbane (C) - City - Remainder 530.1
Gladstone (R) - Calliope Pt B 500.1
Mount Isa (C) 460.0
Brisbane (C) - City - Inner 460.0
Maranoa (R) - Roma 420.0
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW) 360.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Paynter-Petrie Creek 360.0
Roebourne (S) 350.0
Western Downs (R) - Murilla-Wandoan 340.0
Gladstone (R) - Calliope Pt A 320.0
Ashburton (S) 320.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-West 310.0
Cloncurry (S) 310.0
Maranoa (R) - Bungil 300.0
Ipswich (C) - Central 290.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra South 280.0
Brisbane (C) - Hemmant-Lytton 260.0
Western Downs (R) - Wambo 260.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Central 250.0
Port Hedland (T) 250.0
Brisbane (C) - Milton 230.0
Ipswich (C) - East 230.0
Brisbane (C) - Spring Hill 230.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba West 230.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba Central 220.0
Whitsunday (R) - Bowen 220.0
Somerset (R) - Kilcoy 210.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Coolum-Mudjimba 200.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Kawana 200.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Burpengary-Narangba 190.0
Brisbane (C) - South Brisbane 190.0
Unincorp. Far North 190.0
Rockhampton (R) - Livingstone Pt B 190.0
Longreach (R) - Longreach 180.0
POW State/Territory undefined (NT) 180.0
McKinlay (S) 170.0
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA) 160.0
No usual address (NSW) 160.0
Snowy River (A) 160.0
Brisbane (C) - Fortitude Valley 160.0
Brisbane (C) - Rocklea 160.0
Brisbane (C) - Acacia Ridge 160.0
Gold Coast (C) - Ormeau-Yatala 160.0
Brisbane (C) - Oxley 150.0
Brisbane (C) - Kelvin Grove 140.0
Brisbane (C) - Murarrie 140.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra North 140.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Mooloolaba 140.0
Rockhampton (R) - Fitzroy Pt A 140.0
Southern Downs (R) - Warwick 130.0
Toowoomba (R) - Crow's Nest 130.0
Mackay (R) - Sarina 130.0
Brisbane (C) - Coorparoo 130.0
Brisbane (C) - Darra-Sumner 130.0
Roper Gulf (S) 130.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Vic.) 130.0
No usual address (WA) 120.0
Brisbane (C) - Herston 120.0
Brisbane (C) - St Lucia 120.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Clontarf 120.0
Toowoomba (R) - Jondaryan 120.0
Southern Downs (R) - Stanthorpe 110.0
Quilpie (S) 110.0
Whitsunday (R) - Whitsunday 110.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture East 110.0
Brisbane (C) - Eight Mile Plains 110.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Deception Bay 110.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Morayfield 100.0
Brisbane (C) - Toowong 100.0
Brisbane (C) - Indooroopilly 100.0
Brisbane (C) - West End 100.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Strathpine-Brendale 100.0
Gold Coast (C) - Southport 100.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Rothwell-Kippa-Ring 100.0
Darwin (C) - City - Inner 100.0
Melville (C) 100.0
Maitland (C) 100.0
Rockhampton (R) - Fitzroy Pt B 100.0
Western Downs (R) - Dalby 100.0
Goondiwindi (R) - Waggamba 100.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba South-East 100.0
Adelaide (C) 100.0
POW Capital city undefined (ACT) 90.0
Cassowary Coast (R) - Cardwell 90.0
Bulloo (S) 90.0
Boulia (S) 90.0
North Sydney (A) 90.0
Melbourne (C) - Inner 90.0
Belmont (C) 90.0
Perth (C) - Remainder 90.0
Nhulunbuy 90.0
No usual address (Vic.) 90.0
Gold Coast (C) - Molendinar 90.0
Somerset (R) - Esk 90.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Sunshine-Peregian 90.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Glass House Country 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Windsor 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Geebung 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Chermside 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Wacol 90.0
Logan (C) - Underwood 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Cannon Hill 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Upper Mount Gravatt 90.0
Brisbane (C) - Virginia 80.0
Brisbane (C) - Boondall 80.0
Central Desert (S) 80.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Darwin) 80.0
Brisbane (C) - Dutton Park 80.0
Clarence (C) 80.0
No usual address (NT) 80.0
Broome (S) 80.0
Derby-West Kimberley (S) 70.0
East Pilbara (S) 70.0
Brisbane (C) - Bowen Hills 70.0
Tweed (A) - Pt B 70.0
Moree Plains (A) 70.0
Wollongong (C) - Inner 70.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East 70.0
Brisbane (C) - Nundah 70.0
Brisbane (C) - Hendra 70.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Bribie Island 70.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Hinterland 70.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Dakabin-Kallangur-M. Downs 70.0
Cook (S) 70.0
Cairns (R) - Central Suburbs 70.0
Flinders (S) 70.0
Richmond (S) 60.0
Etheridge (S) 60.0
Diamantina (S) 60.0
Balonne (S) 60.0
Western Downs (R) - Tara 60.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Griffin-Mango Hill 60.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Petrie 60.0
Gold Coast (C) - Burleigh Heads 60.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra Hinterland 60.0
Scenic Rim (R) - Boonah 60.0
Lockyer Valley (R) - Gatton 60.0
Logan (C) - Loganholme 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Coopers Plains 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Pallara-Heathwood-Larapinta 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Enoggera 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Woolloongabba 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Bald Hills 60.0
Brisbane (C) - Northgate 60.0
Canada Bay (A) - Concord 60.0
Great Lakes (A) 60.0
Singleton (A) 60.0
Mid-Western Regional (A) - Pt A 60.0
Cobar (A) 60.0
Byron (A) 60.0
Tweed (A) - Tweed-Heads 60.0
Melbourne (C) - Remainder 60.0
Broken Hill (C) 60.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney) 60.0
Cabonne (A) 60.0
No usual address (SA) 60.0
Mornington P'sula (S) - East 60.0
Wodonga (RC) 60.0
Mount Buller Alpine Resort 60.0
East Arnhem (S) 60.0
City 60.0
Victoria-Daly (S) Bal 60.0
West Coast (M) 60.0
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) 60.0
Cockburn (C) 60.0
Collie (S) 60.0
Laverton (S) 60.0
Leonora (S) 60.0
Wangaratta (RC) - Central 50.0
Lithgow (C) 50.0
Kempsey (A) 50.0
Brisbane (C) - Yeerongpilly 50.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Redcliffe-Scarborough 50.0
Toowoomba (R) - Clifton 50.0
Rockhampton (R) - Mount Morgan 50.0
Carpentaria (S) 50.0
Tablelands (R) - Mareeba 50.0
Mackay (R) - Mackay Pt B 50.0
Hinchinbrook (S) 50.0
Townsville (C) - Woodstock-Cleveland-Ross 40.0
Burke (S) 40.0
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (Qld) 40.0
Playford (C) - Elizabeth 40.0
Doomadgee (S) 40.0
Tuggeranong - SSD Bal 40.0
Winton (S) 40.0
Townsville (C) - Mt Louisa-Mt St John-Bohle 40.0
Southern Downs (R) - Killarney 40.0
Toowoomba (R) - Westbrook 40.0
Maranoa (R) - Booringa 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Hope Island 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Kingsholme-Upper Coomera 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Oxenford-Maudsland 40.0
Redland (C) - Alexandra Hills 40.0
Redland (C) - Birkdale 40.0
Redland (C) - Capalaba 40.0
Gold Coast (C) - Guanaba-Springbrook 40.0
Logan (C) - Daisy Hill-Priestdale 40.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Midwest 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Zillmere 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Seventeen Mile Rocks 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Taigum-Fitzgibbon 40.0
Brisbane (C) - Inala 40.0
Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt A 40.0
Wollongong (C) Bal 40.0
Port Phillip (C) - West 40.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Pt B 40.0
Yarra Ranges (S) - Lilydale 40.0
Boroondara (C) - Kew 40.0
Ballarat (C) - Central 40.0
Ballarat (C) - Inner North 40.0
Barkly (S) Bal 40.0
Ngaanyatjarraku (S) 40.0
Fremantle (C) - Remainder 40.0
Kwinana (T) 40.0
Subiaco (C) 30.0
Canning (C) 30.0
Murray (S) 30.0
Geraldton-Greenough (C) - Greenough - Pt A 30.0
Three Springs (S) 30.0
Albany (C) Bal 30.0
Kondinin (S) 30.0
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C) - Pt A 30.0
Halls Creek (S) 30.0
Darwin (C) - Lee Point-Leanyer Swamp 30.0
Darwin (C) - Tiwi 30.0
Darwin (C) - Winnellie 30.0
Darwin (C) - City - Remainder 30.0
East Arm 30.0
Palmerston (C) - Gunn-Palmerston City 30.0
Litchfield (M) - Pt B 30.0
Alice Springs (T) - Charles 30.0
Alice Springs (T) - Heavitree 30.0
Russell 30.0
C. Goldfields (S) - M'borough 30.0
Gr. Shepparton (C) - Pt A 30.0
Moira (S) - West 30.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Tas.) 30.0
Katherine (T) 30.0
Hobart (C) - Remainder 30.0
Northern Midlands (M) - Pt B 30.0
Bass Coast (S) Bal 30.0
Murrindindi (S) - East 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Newstead 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Paddington 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Red Hill 30.0
Horsham (RC) - Central 30.0
Port Augusta (C) 30.0
Perth (C) - Inner 30.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide) 30.0
Monash (C) - South-West 30.0
Monash (C) - Waverley West 30.0
Knox (C) - South 30.0
Kingston (C) - North 30.0
Surf Coast (S) - West 30.0
Hobsons Bay (C) - Williamstown 30.0
Wyndham (C) - North 30.0
Melbourne (C) - S'bank-D'lands 30.0
Parkes (A) 30.0
Orange (C) 30.0
Narrandera (A) 30.0
Parramatta (C) - South 30.0
Penrith (C) - East 30.0
Lane Cove (A) 30.0
Botany Bay (C) 30.0
Leichhardt (A) 30.0
Sydney (C) - West 30.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - East 30.0
Canterbury (C) 30.0
Fairfield (C) - West 30.0
Liverpool (C) - West 30.0
Ashfield (A) 30.0
Inverell (A) - Pt A 30.0
Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A 30.0
Bogan (A) 30.0
Walgett (A) 30.0
Lismore (C) - Pt A 30.0
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A 30.0
Clarence Valley (A) - Coast 30.0
Clarence Valley (A) - Grafton 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Kenmore Hills 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Everton Park 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Bracken Ridge 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Brighton 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Annerley 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Sandgate 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Albion 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Ascot 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Ashgrove 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Wooloowin 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Aspley 30.0
Logan (C) - Edens Landing-Holmview 30.0
Logan (C) - Greenbank-Boronia Heights 30.0
Logan (C) - Shailer Park 30.0
Logan (C) - Slacks Creek 30.0
Logan (C) - Woodridge 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Central Pine West 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Archerfield 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Moorooka 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Morningside 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Mansfield 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Wakerley 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Willawong 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Runcorn 30.0
Brisbane (C) - Salisbury 30.0
Lockyer Valley (R) - Laidley 30.0
Scenic Rim (R) - Beaudesert 30.0
Redland (C) - Ormiston 30.0
Redland (C) - Victoria Point 30.0
Redland (C) - Wellington Point 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Broadbeach-Mermaid Beach 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Bundall 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Surfers Paradise 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Carrara-Merrimac 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Helensvale 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Mudgeeraba-Reedy Creek 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Nerang 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Robina 30.0
Maranoa (R) - Warroo 30.0
Paroo (S) 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Millmerran 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Pittsworth 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Greenmount 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-East 30.0
Toowoomba (R) - Gowrie 30.0
Townsville (C) - Mundingburra 30.0
Townsville (C) - West End 30.0
Townsville (C) - Kirwan 30.0
Charters Towers (R) - Dalrymple 30.0
Townsville (C) - Aitkenvale 30.0
Townsville (C) - Garbutt 30.0
Woorabinda (S) 30.0
Barcaldine (R) - Barcaldine 30.0
Barcaldine (R) - Jericho 30.0
Blackall Tambo (R) - Blackall 30.0
Rockhampton (R) - Livingstone Pt A 30.0
Forrest 30.0
Parkes 30.0
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West 30.0
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast 30.0
No usual address (ACT) 30.0
Tablelands (R) - Atherton 30.0
Cairns (R) - City 30.0
Cairns (R) - Mt Whitfield 30.0
Cairns (R) - Western Suburbs 30.0
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