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Residents place of work

17,698 or 66.5% of the City of West Torrens’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where City of West Torrens's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work, or can live near work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to improve access to local employment.

The distance travelled by residents in different industry sectors may be influenced by; the nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of local residents; transport options available and commuting times; relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area.

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

Employment location of resident workers
City of West Torrens2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area6,18223.2
Live and work in the same SLA4,25516.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA1,9277.2
Live in the area, but work outside 17,69866.5
Work location unknown2,73910.3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 10.3% 66.5% 7.2% 16.0%
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.
Employment location of resident workers by SLA
City of West Torrens - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Adelaide (C)6,47624.3
West Torrens (C) - East3,34912.6
West Torrens (C) - West2,83310.6
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)1,0003.8
POW No Fixed Address (SA)9313.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East8753.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park6682.5
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West6212.3
Holdfast Bay (C) - North5742.2
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East5592.1
Unley (C) - East5432.0
Marion (C) - North5151.9
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West5081.9
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal4991.9
Unley (C) - West4681.8
Marion (C) - Central4581.7
Mitcham (C) - West4461.7
POW not stated4461.7
Burnside (C) - South-West4451.7
Salisbury (C) Bal3791.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner3471.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port3331.3
Mitcham (C) - Hills3041.1
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)3001.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2290.9
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast2000.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East1590.6
Mitcham (C) - North-East1580.6
Holdfast Bay (C) - South1570.6
Prospect (C)1530.6
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East1520.6
Playford (C) - Elizabeth1310.5
Salisbury (C) - Central1150.4
Burnside (C) - North-East910.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South760.3
Salisbury (C) - South-East620.2
Campbelltown (C) - East610.2
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft560.2
Campbelltown (C) - West550.2
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Far North480.2
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett440.2
Mount Barker (DC) - Central430.2
Playford (C) - West390.1
Walkerville (M)380.1
Marion (C) - South350.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir320.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills300.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal290.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central180.1
Salisbury (C) - Inner North170.1
Salisbury (C) - North-East160.1
Murray Bridge (RC)130.0
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Western120.0
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North110.0
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast110.0
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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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