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Surf Coast Shire

Workers place of residence

Of the 7,156 people who work in Surf Coast Shire, 5,031 or 70.3% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Surf Coast 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 Surf Coast Shire.

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

Residential location of local workers
Surf Coast Shire2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area5,03170.3
Live and work in the same SLA4,58264.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA4496.3
Work in the area, but live outside2,12529.7

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 29.7% 6.3% 64.0%
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
Surf Coast Shire - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Surf Coast (S) - East2,94941.2
Surf Coast (S) - West2,08229.1
Greater Geelong (C) - South Barwon - Inner78110.9
Greater Geelong (C) - Pt B2773.9
Greater Geelong (C) - Corio - Inner1722.4
Greater Geelong (C) - Bellarine - Inner1412.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Geelong West981.4
Golden Plains (S) - South-East971.4
Greater Geelong (C) - Geelong851.2
Greater Geelong (C) - Newtown801.1
Colac-Otway (S) - North540.8
Colac-Otway (S) - Colac450.6
Colac-Otway (S) - South190.3
Queenscliffe (B)120.2
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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