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The Hills Shire

Workers place of residence by occupation - All occupations

Of the 53,880 local workers in The Hills Shire based on the best fit of SA2s, 23,255 or 43.2% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where The Hills 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. It is also useful in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance and direction travelled by workers in different broad occupations is generally influenced by a few factors. These primarily include the type and skill level of jobs located within the local area, and the residential location where those skills are available in the population. The pay level of particular occupations is also a factor, as people will travel further for a high-paying job.

Understanding how far people travel to access particular occupation categories in the area can help in developing programs for equity in the jobs market, and having affordable housing available for workers of all skill levels.

Workers place of residence data should be viewed alongside Self-Sufficiency and Employment Capacity datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment (Total) numbers and Employment Locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the The Hills Shire. To analyse the characteristics of the local workers in each industry, go to the Workers profile section.

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

Please note: The work destination data shown here is based on a best fit of SA2 boundaries, as the current boundary for The Hills Shire did not exist at the 2011 Census. This is not an exact match but is expected to be updated after the 2016 Census..

Residential location of local workers by occupation
The Hills Shire(SA2 best fit) - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Work in the area, but live outside30,62556.8
Live and work in the area23,25543.2
Live in the area and work in different SA210,88120.2
Live and work in the same SA212,37423.0

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 23.0% 20.2% 56.8%
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 SA2 by occupation
Total area (All SA2s) - All occupations2011
SA2Number%
Castle Hill4,4498.3
Dural - Kenthurst - Wisemans Ferry4,3018.0
Kellyville3,8807.2
Rouse Hill - Beaumont Hills2,8515.3
Baulkham Hills (West) - Bella Vista2,8405.3
Baulkham Hills (East)2,4274.5
Parklea - Kellyville Ridge1,7643.3
Quakers Hill - Acacia Gardens1,5482.9
Cherrybrook1,4972.8
West Pennant Hills1,3632.5
Glenhaven1,1442.1
Glenwood1,0872.0
Lalor Park - Kings Langley1,0752.0
Kurrajong Heights - Ebenezer6771.3
Riverstone - Marsden Park6281.2
Pitt Town - McGraths Hill5911.1
Pennant Hills - Cheltenham5511.0
Winston Hills5411.0
Seven Hills - Toongabbie5291.0
Windsor - Bligh Park5100.9
Northmead5050.9
Blacktown (East) - Kings Park5000.9
Blacktown (South)4930.9
Galston - Laughtondale4840.9
Carlingford4670.9
Blacktown (North) - Marayong4580.9
Toongabbie - Constitution Hill4510.8
Girraween - Westmead3750.7
Hassall Grove - Plumpton3740.7
Doonside - Woodcroft3570.7
North Parramatta3530.7
Parramatta - Rosehill3480.6
Epping - North Epping3190.6
Hornsby - Waitara3010.6
Greystanes - Pemulwuy2940.5
Richmond - Clarendon2820.5
Normanhurst - Thornleigh - Westleigh2760.5
Glenmore Park - Regentville2650.5
North Rocks2600.5
St Clair2570.5
Rooty Hill - Minchinbury2500.5
Oatlands - Dundas Valley2460.5
St Marys - Colyton2320.4
Merrylands - Holroyd2260.4
Glendenning Dean Park2180.4
Ryde - Putney1900.4
Asquith - Mount Colah1900.4
Mount Druitt - Whalan1830.3
Eastwood - Denistone1770.3
Ermington - Rydalmere1750.3
Cambridge Park1730.3
Castlereagh - Cranebrook1660.3
Jamisontown - South Penrith1600.3
Blaxland - Warrimoo - Lapstone1590.3
Springwood - Winmalee1520.3
Bidwill - Hebersham - Emerton1490.3
Wahroonga - Warrawee1470.3
Macquarie Park - Marsfield1430.3
Yarramundi - Londonderry1350.3
Guildford West - Merrylands West1340.2
Kingswood - Werrington1310.2
Lethbridge Park - Tregear1310.2
Green Valley - Cecil Hills1290.2
West Ryde - Meadowbank1290.2
Lane Cove - Greenwich1190.2
Turramurra1170.2
Berowra - Brooklyn - Cowan1150.2
Lidcombe - Regents Park1120.2
Emu Plains - Leonay1080.2
Auburn1030.2
Strathfield1020.2
Erskine Park1010.2
Granville - Clyde990.2
Homebush Bay - Silverwater980.2
Bossley Park - Abbotsbury980.2
Hoxton Park - Horningsea Park950.2
St Ives940.2
Penrith930.2
Guildford - South Granville920.2
Gordon - Killara900.2
Concord West - North Strathfield880.2
Chatswood (West) - Lane Cove North860.2
Pymble860.2
Gladesville - Huntleys Point860.2
Prestons - Lurnea830.2
Bilpin - Colo - St Albans830.2
Concord - Mortlake - Cabarita820.2
Chatswood (East) - Artarmon790.1
Mount Annan - Currans Hill780.1
Five Dock - Abbotsford760.1
Ashfield760.1
Frenchs Forest - Belrose730.1
Crows Nest - Waverton710.1
Smithfield - Wetherill Park690.1
Lindfield - Roseville680.1
Drummoyne - Rodd Point680.1
Elderslie - Harrington Park680.1
Leichhardt - Annandale670.1
Liverpool - Warwick Farm630.1
Chester Hill - Sefton630.1
Cabramatta - Lansvale620.1
Fairfield - West610.1
Narrabeen - Collaroy610.1
Mosman590.1
Greenfield Park - Prairiewood590.1
Canley Vale - Canley Heights580.1
Bonnyrigg Heights - Bonnyrigg570.1
Pyrmont - Ultimo570.1
North Ryde - East Ryde560.1
Burwood - Croydon560.1
Neutral Bay - Kirribilli540.1
Dee Why - North Curl Curl540.1
Warriewood - Mona Vale530.1
Willoughby - Castle Cove - Northbridge530.1
Edensor Park530.1
Homebush520.1
Yagoona - Birrong520.1
Balmain510.1
Macquarie Fields - Glenfield510.1
Chipping Norton - Moorebank510.1
Claymore - Eagle Vale - Raby500.1
Sydney - Haymarket - The Rocks500.1
Panania - Milperra - Picnic Point480.1
Freshwater - Brookvale470.1
St Leonards - Naremburn470.1
Holsworthy - Wattle Grove460.1
Engadine - Loftus440.1
Menai - Lucas Heights - Woronora430.1
Badgerys Creek - Greendale430.1
Croydon Park - Enfield430.1
Cremorne - Cammeray430.1
North Sydney - Lavender Bay420.1
Ingleburn - Denham Court420.1
Oyster Bay - Como - Jannali420.1
Petersham - Stanmore420.1
Umina - Booker Bay - Patonga420.1
Lilyfield - Rozelle410.1
Manly - Fairlight400.1
Gymea - Grays Point400.1
Erskineville - Alexandria400.1
Surry Hills400.1
Bass Hill - Georges Hall400.1
Kensington - Kingsford390.1
Double Bay - Bellevue Hill390.1
Fairfield390.1
Forestville - Killarney Heights390.1
Mulgoa - Luddenham - Orchard Hills390.1
Haberfield - Summer Hill390.1
Balgowlah - Clontarf - Seaforth390.1
St Johns Park - Wakeley380.1
Marrickville380.1
Randwick380.1
Canterbury (South) - Campsie370.1
Bayview - Elanora Heights370.1
Belmore - Belfield360.1
Waterloo - Beaconsfield360.1
Kariong360.1
Warnervale - Wadalba350.1
Revesby350.1
Greenacre - Mount Lewis350.1
Cabramatta West - Mount Pritchard350.1
Warragamba - Silverdale350.1
Hunters Hill - Woolwich350.1
Minto - St Andrews340.1
Rosemeadow - Glen Alpine330.1
Newport - Bilgola330.1
Peakhurst - Lugarno330.1
Glebe - Forest Lodge330.1
Bateau Bay - Killarney Vale330.1
Gosford - Springfield320.1
Leumeah - Minto Heights320.1
Lawson - Hazelbrook - Linden320.1
Casula320.1
Fairfield - East310.1
Bankstown310.1
South Hurstville - Blakehurst300.1
Potts Point - Woolloomooloo300.1
Bondi Beach - North Bondi300.1
Sutherland - Kirrawee300.1
Campbelltown - Woodbine290.1
Picton - Tahmoor - Buxton290.1
Coogee - Clovelly290.1
Newtown - Camperdown - Darlington290.1
Kingsgrove (North) - Earlwood290.1
Lakemba - Wiley Park280.1
Maroubra270.1
Redfern - Chippendale270.1
Wollongong260.0
No usual address (NSW)260.0
Wentworth Falls250.0
Hurstville250.0
Mortdale - Penshurst250.0
Box Head - MacMasters Beach240.0
The Entrance240.0
Avalon - Palm Beach240.0
Manly Vale - Allambie Heights240.0
Camden - Ellis Lane240.0
Cronulla - Kurnell - Bundeena240.0
Bexley230.0
Padstow230.0
Narwee - Beverly Hills220.0
Calga - Kulnura220.0
Niagara Park - Lisarow220.0
Terrigal - North Avoca220.0
The Oaks - Oakdale220.0
Bradbury - Wedderburn210.0
Erina - Green Point210.0
Chittaway Bay - Tumbi Umbi210.0
Punchbowl210.0
Dover Heights210.0
Paddington - Moore Park210.0
Bondi Junction - Waverly200.0
Darlinghurst200.0
Wamberal - Forresters Beach200.0
Woy Woy - Blackwall200.0
Nelson Bay Peninsula190.0
Riverwood190.0
Beacon Hill - Narraweena190.0
Dulwich Hill - Lewisham180.0
Illawong - Alfords Point180.0
Oatley - Hurstville Grove180.0
Roselands170.0
Condell Park170.0
Gorokan - Kanwal - Charmhaven170.0
Miranda - Yowie Bay170.0
Thirroul - Austinmer - Coalcliff160.0
Malabar - La Perouse - Chifley160.0
Caringbah - Lilli Pilli150.0
Canterbury (North) - Ashbury140.0
Bondi - Tamarama - Bronte140.0
Botany140.0
Mascot - Eastlakes140.0
Narara140.0
Heathcote - Waterfall130.0
Kingsgrove (South) - Bardwell Park120.0
Rockdale - Banksia120.0
Sans Souci - Ramsgate110.0
Kogarah Bay - Carlton - Allawah110.0
Arncliffe - Bardwell Valley110.0
Avoca Beach - Copacabana110.0
Jilliby - Yarramalong110.0
Berkeley - Warrawong - Windang110.0
Woonona - Bulli - Russell Vale110.0
Shellharbour - Oak Flats100.0
Taree Region100.0
Moss Vale - Berrima100.0
Monterey - Brighton-le-Sands - Kyeemagh100.0
Horsley Park - Kemps Creek100.0
Sylvania - Taren Point90.0
Cromer90.0
Kogarah90.0
Swansea - Caves Beach90.0
Summerland Point - Gwandalan90.0
Blue Haven - San Remo90.0
Budgewoi - Buff Point - Halekulani90.0
Jindabyne - Berridale90.0
Kincumber - Picketts Valley80.0
Wyoming80.0
Blayney80.0
Orange80.0
Tamworth Region80.0
Katoomba - Leura80.0
Charlestown - Dudley70.0
Port Macquarie - West70.0
Figtree - Keiraville70.0
Sydenham - Tempe - St Peters70.0
Malvern East70.0
Craigieburn - Mickleham70.0
Jimboomba60.0
Malvern - Glen Iris60.0
Pagewood - Hillsdale - Daceyville60.0
Warilla60.0
Oberon60.0
Hill Top - Colo Vale60.0
Morisset - Cooranbong50.0
Albion Park - Macquarie Pass50.0
Tuggerah - Kangy Angy50.0
Terrey Hills - Duffys Forest50.0
Chelsea - Bonbeach50.0
Mentone50.0
Cobbitty - Leppington40.0
Point Clare - Koolewong40.0
Saratoga - Davistown40.0
Goulburn Region30.0
Kiama Downs - Minnamurra30.0
Dungog30.0
Maitland - West30.0
Wangi Wangi - Rathmines30.0
Glendale - Cardiff - Hillsborough30.0
Woollahra30.0
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