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City of West Torrens

Workers place of residence

Of the 42,892 people who work in the City of West Torrens, 6,557 or 15.3% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where City of West Torrens'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 City of West Torrens.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by journey to work

Please note: The ABS have discovered a minor error in the coding of Journey to Work in the 2016 Census. A revision to this dataset is expected to be released in early December and will be updated on this page soon afterwards. In the meantime, please use with caution and expect that the exact numbers may change slightly following the re-release. It is not expected to greatly change the magnitude of the numbers.

Residential location of local workers
City of West Torrens2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area6,55715.3
Work in the area, but live outside36,33584.7

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

Residential location of local workers, 2016
Residential location of local workers, 2016 84.7% 15.3%
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.
Residential location of local workers by LGA
City of West Torrens2016
LGANumber%
West Torrens (C)6,55715.3
Onkaparinga (C)5,53612.9
Charles Sturt (C)5,49012.8
Marion (C)4,2589.9
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)3,3457.8
Salisbury (C)2,5285.9
Mitcham (C)2,2725.3
Tea Tree Gully (C)2,0964.9
Holdfast Bay (C)1,8024.2
Unley (C)1,2622.9
Campbelltown (C) (SA)1,1022.6
Playford (C)1,0222.4
Burnside (C)9592.2
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)7791.8
Adelaide Hills (DC)7741.8
Mount Barker (DC)6451.5
Prospect (C)6101.4
Adelaide (C)4411.0
Gawler (T)2350.5
Alexandrina (DC)1990.5
Walkerville (M)1450.3
Mallala (DC)1150.3
Light (RegC)940.2
Barossa (DC)840.2
Murray Bridge (RC)580.1
Victor Harbor (C)470.1
Yankalilla (DC)410.1
Brisbane (C)180.0
Cairns (R)180.0
Gold Coast (C)170.0
Moreton Bay (R)170.0
No Fixed Address (SA)170.0
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)160.0
Mount Gambier (C)150.0
Darwin (C)150.0
Wakefield (DC)150.0
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)140.0
Copper Coast (DC)120.0
Mid Murray (DC)120.0
Unincorporated ACT100.0
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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 residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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