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South Gippsland Shire

Workers place of residence

Of the 10,096 people who work in South Gippsland Shire, 8,579 or 85.0% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where South Gippsland Shire'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 South Gippsland Shire.

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

Residential location of local workers
South Gippsland Shire2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area8,57985.0
Live and work in the same SLA7,40273.3
Live in the area and work in different SLA1,17711.7
Work in the area, but live outside1,51715.0

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 15.0% 11.7% 73.3%
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
South Gippsland Shire - Total area[Parameter].[StartYear]
SLANumber%
South Gippsland (S) - Central4,37343.3
South Gippsland (S) - West2,21621.9
South Gippsland (S) - East1,98219.6
Bass Coast (S) Bal5755.7
Baw Baw (S) - Pt B West1341.3
Latrobe (C) - Morwell1051.0
Wellington (S) - Alberton690.7
Bass Coast (S) - Phillip Is.490.5
Latrobe (C) Bal400.4
Latrobe (C) - Moe400.4
Baw Baw (S) - Pt B East380.4
Latrobe (C) - Traralgon320.3
Cardinia (S) - South320.3
Cardinia (S) - Pakenham310.3
Baw Baw (S) - Pt A170.2
Casey (C) - South110.1
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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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