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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 91,251 local workers in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, 87,973 or 96.4% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region'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. It is also useful in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance and direction travelled by workers in different industry sectors may be influenced by the nature of employment opportunities (higher paid, high value employment may draw people from a wider area); the skill level required (jobs requiring tertiary qualifications will draw more workers from areas with high qualification levels among the residents) the number of jobs available in the industry sector (sectors with more opportunities may have a wider catchment); transport options available and commuting times to the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.

Workers place of residence data should be viewed alongside Self-sufficiency and Jobs to workers ratio datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment by industry (Total) numbers and Employment locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by journey to work

Residential location of local workers by industry
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area87,97396.4
Live and work in the same LGA86,51394.8
Work in the area and live in different LGA1,4601.6
Work in the area, but live outside3,2783.6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Residential location of local workers, 2016
Residential location of local workers, 2016 3.6% 1.6% 94.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Residential location of local workers by LGA by industry
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries2016
LGANumber%
Bundaberg (R)30,70033.6
Fraser Coast (R)28,85631.6
Gympie (R)14,25415.6
South Burnett (R)10,21011.2
North Burnett (R)3,9534.3
Sunshine Coast (R)7380.8
Noosa (S)6040.7
Brisbane (C)3200.4
Toowoomba (R)2560.3
Moreton Bay (R)1860.2
No Fixed Address (Qld)1830.2
Gladstone (R)1670.2
Gold Coast (C)1430.2
Ipswich (C)620.1
Logan (C)500.1
Western Downs (R)390.0
Rockhampton (R)380.0
Redland (C)370.0
Townsville (C)340.0
Somerset (R)310.0
Mackay (R)310.0
Cairns (R)310.0
Scenic Rim (R)230.0
Cherbourg (S)220.0
Livingstone (S)150.0
Tweed (A)120.0
Southern Downs (R)110.0
Central Highlands (R) (Qld)100.0
Banana (S)100.0
Lockyer Valley (R)90.0
Coffs Harbour (C)90.0
Sydney (C)90.0
Maranoa (R)80.0
Banyule (C)70.0
Goondiwindi (R)60.0
Clarence Valley (A)60.0
Darebin (C)60.0
Whitsunday (R)60.0
Break O'Day (M)40.0
Glen Eira (C)40.0
Kingston (C) (Vic.)40.0
Melton (C)40.0
Sutherland Shire (A)40.0
Cumberland (A)40.0
Hilltops (A)30.0
Inner West (A)30.0
Lismore (C)30.0
Newcastle (C)30.0
North Sydney (A)30.0
Northern Beaches (A)30.0
Randwick (C)30.0
Ryde (C)30.0
Snowy Valleys (A)30.0
Strathfield (A)30.0
Tenterfield (A)30.0
Bathurst Regional (A)30.0
Bland (A)30.0
Byron (A)30.0
Canada Bay (A)30.0
Cessnock (C)30.0
Moreland (C)30.0
Mount Alexander (S)30.0
Port Phillip (C)30.0
South Gippsland (S)30.0
Surf Coast (S)30.0
Yarra (C)30.0
Yarra Ranges (S)30.0
No Fixed Address (Vic.)30.0
Maroondah (C)30.0
Uralla (A)30.0
Waverley (A)30.0
Ballarat (C)30.0
Bass Coast (S)30.0
Baw Baw (S)30.0
Barcaldine (R)30.0
Charters Towers (R)30.0
Cassowary Coast (R)30.0
Murweh (S)30.0
Douglas (S)30.0
Longreach (R)30.0
Devonport (C)30.0
Litchfield (M)30.0
Unincorporated ACT30.0
Charles Sturt (C)30.0
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)30.0
Tea Tree Gully (C)30.0
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)30.0
Gosnells (C)30.0
Rockingham (C)30.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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