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Yass Valley

Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 3,310 local workers in the Yass Valley, 2,826 or 85.4% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Yass Valley'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 industry sectors may be influenced by the nature of employment opportunities (higher paid, high value employment may draw people from a wider area); the skill level required (jobs requiring tertiary qualifications will draw more workers from areas with high qualification levels among the residents) the number of jobs available in the industry sector (sectors with more opportunities may have a wider catchment); transport options available and commuting times to the Yass Valley.

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 the Yass Valley. 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 industry
Yass Valley - All industries2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area2,82685.4
Work in the area, but live outside48414.6

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 14.6% 85.4%
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 industry
Total area (All SLAs) - All industries2011
Number%
Yass Valley (A) 2,82685.4
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) 561.7
Harden (A) 411.2
Boorowa (A) 321.0
Palerang (A) - Pt A 280.8
Flynn 190.6
Kambah 160.5
Queanbeyan (C) 160.5
Nicholls 150.5
Kaleen 140.4
Watson 90.3
Bruce 90.3
Young (A) 80.2
Gungahlin 80.2
Narrabundah 70.2
Goulburn Mulwaree (A) - Goulburn 70.2
Sutherland Shire (A) - West 70.2
Eurobodalla (A) 60.2
Dunlop 60.2
Evatt 60.2
Hackett 60.2
Turner 60.2
Hawker 60.2
Gordon 60.2
Palmerston 60.2
Melba 60.2
Curtin 60.2
Ngunnawal 50.2
Crace 50.2
Ainslie 50.2
Tumut Shire (A) 50.2
Logan (C) - Carbrook-Cornubia 50.2
Hobart (C) - Remainder 40.1
Randwick (C) 40.1
Wollongong (C) - Inner 40.1
Canterbury (C) 40.1
Waramanga 40.1
Bonython 30.1
Chisholm 30.1
Conder 30.1
Macarthur 30.1
Deakin 30.1
Kingston 30.1
Pearce 30.1
Fraser 30.1
Giralang 30.1
Scullin 30.1
Spence 30.1
Forde 30.1
Hall 30.1
Harrison 30.1
Amaroo 30.1
Holroyd (C) 30.1
Gosford (C) - East 30.1
Goulburn Mulwaree (A) Bal 30.1
Shoalhaven (C) - Pt B 30.1
Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A 30.1
Lachlan (A) 30.1
Woollahra (A) 30.1
Bankstown (C) - North-West 30.1
No usual address (NSW) 30.1
Towong (S) - Pt B 30.1
Cooma-Monaro (A) 30.1
Cootamundra (A) 30.1
O'Connor 30.1
Aranda 30.1
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