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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 3,178 local workers in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 1,891 or 59.5% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale.

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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

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

Residential location of local workers by industry
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area1,89159.5
Work in the area, but live outside1,28740.5

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 40.5% 59.5%
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 by industry
Total area (All SLAs) - All industries2011
Number%
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S) 1,89159.5
Armadale (C) 3119.8
Rockingham (C) 2477.8
Gosnells (C) 1203.8
Cockburn (C) 922.9
Kwinana (T) 812.5
Mandurah (C) 772.4
Murray (S) 692.2
Melville (C) 501.6
Canning (C) 391.2
Swan (C) 210.7
South Perth (C) 190.6
Stirling (C) - Coastal 160.5
Stirling (C) - Central 130.4
Kalamunda (S) 120.4
Belmont (C) 120.4
Fremantle (C) - Remainder 110.3
Bayswater (C) 110.3
Nedlands (C) 70.2
Harvey (S) - Pt B 70.2
Waroona (S) 60.2
Mundaring (S) 60.2
Joondalup (C) - South 60.2
Wanneroo (C) - North-West 50.2
Victoria Park (T) 40.1
Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) 30.1
Manjimup (S) 30.1
Albany (C) - Central 30.1
Albany (C) Bal 30.1
Narrogin (T) 30.1
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C) - Pt A 30.1
Sandstone (S) 30.1
Wanneroo (C) - South 30.1
East Fremantle (T) 30.1
Perth (C) - Remainder 30.1
Bassendean (T) 30.1
Griffith (C) 30.1
Cottesloe (T) 30.1
Boddington (S) 30.1
Collie (S) 30.1
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