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Wollondilly Shire

Workers place of residence by occupation - All occupations

Of the 9,356 local workers in Wollondilly Shire, 5,727 or 61.2% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Wollondilly 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 Jobs to workers ratio datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment by industry (Total) numbers and Employment locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the Wollondilly Shire. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

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

Residential location of local workers by occupation
Wollondilly Shire - All occupations2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area5,72761.2
Work in the area, but live outside3,62938.8

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 38.8% 61.2%
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 by occupation
Total area (All SLAs) - All occupations2011
SLANumber%
Wollondilly (A) 5,72761.2
Camden (A) 6887.4
Wollongong (C) - Inner 5716.1
Campbelltown (C) - South 4034.3
Wollongong (C) Bal 3453.7
Wingecarribee (A) 3453.7
Shellharbour (C) 1922.1
Campbelltown (C) - North 1691.8
Penrith (C) - West 991.1
Penrith (C) - East 860.9
Liverpool (C) - West 680.7
Kiama (A) 540.6
Liverpool (C) - East 520.6
Blue Mountains (C) 310.3
Fairfield (C) - West 300.3
Sutherland Shire (A) - West 260.3
Sutherland Shire (A) - East 250.3
Fairfield (C) - East 250.3
Hawkesbury (C) 250.3
Shoalhaven (C) - Pt B 200.2
Blacktown (C) - South-West 200.2
Blacktown (C) - North 170.2
Canterbury (C) 170.2
The Hills Shire (A) - Central 150.2
Holroyd (C) 140.1
Kogarah (C) 130.1
Bankstown (C) - North-West 120.1
Bankstown (C) - South 100.1
Parramatta (C) - North-West 100.1
Hurstville (C) 90.1
Bankstown (C) - North-East 90.1
Marrickville (A) 90.1
Wyong (A) - North-East 90.1
Shoalhaven (C) - Pt A 90.1
The Hills Shire (A) - North 80.1
Woollahra (A) 80.1
Waverley (A) 70.1
Sydney (C) - South 70.1
Parramatta (C) - Inner 70.1
Ku-ring-gai (A) 70.1
Hornsby (A) - North 70.1
Goulburn Mulwaree (A) Bal 70.1
Orange (C) 60.1
Wyong (A) - South and West 60.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - East 60.1
Randwick (C) 60.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - North 40.0
Blacktown (C) - South-East 40.0
Willoughby (C) 40.0
Mosman (A) 40.0
Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City 40.0
Ballina (A) 40.0
Clarence Valley (A) - Grafton 30.0
Greater Taree (C) 30.0
Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt A 30.0
Gunnedah (A) 30.0
Narromine (A) 30.0
Goulburn Mulwaree (A) - Goulburn 30.0
Hornsby (A) - South 30.0
North Sydney (A) 30.0
Ryde (C) 30.0
Lake Macquarie (C) - West 30.0
Maitland (C) 30.0
The Hills Shire (A) - South 30.0
Warringah (A) 30.0
Gosford (C) - West 30.0
Sydney (C) - Inner 30.0
Sydney (C) - East 30.0
Botany Bay (C) 30.0
Leichhardt (A) 30.0
Parramatta (C) - North-East 30.0
Burwood (A) 30.0
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne 30.0
Strathfield (A) 30.0
Auburn (C) 30.0
Bega Valley (A) 30.0
Wodonga (RC) 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Central 30.0
Moreton Bay (R) - Central Pine West 30.0
Redland (C) - Victoria Point 30.0
Gold Coast (C) - Elanora 30.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Paynter-Petrie Creek 30.0
Phillip 30.0
Bonner 30.0
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