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City of West Torrens

Residents place of work

20,029 or 72.4% 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 2016 – by place of work

Employment location of resident workers
City of West Torrens2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area6,55723.7
Live in the area, but work outside20,02972.4
No fixed place of work1,0923.9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 3.9% 72.4% 23.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Employment location of resident workers by LGA
City of West Torrens2016
LGANumber%
Adelaide (C)7,38326.7
West Torrens (C)6,55723.7
Charles Sturt (C)2,7079.8
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)1,9817.2
Unley (C)1,1084.0
Marion (C)1,0773.9
No Fixed Address (SA)1,0673.9
Mitcham (C)1,0313.7
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)8623.1
Holdfast Bay (C)7922.9
Salisbury (C)6722.4
Burnside (C)5922.1
Onkaparinga (C)4771.7
Prospect (C)1930.7
Playford (C)1900.7
Tea Tree Gully (C)1510.5
Campbelltown (C) (SA)1310.5
Mount Barker (DC)930.3
Adelaide Hills (DC)860.3
Unincorporated SA650.2
Walkerville (M)590.2
Murray Bridge (RC)290.1
Gawler (T)240.1
Barossa (DC)170.1
Roxby Downs (M)170.1
Light (RegC)160.1
Melbourne (C)140.1
Brisbane (C)140.1
No Fixed Address (Qld)130.0
Alexandrina (DC)130.0
Ashburton (S)120.0
Port Augusta (C)110.0
Mount Gambier (C)110.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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