City of Adelaide
Workers place of residence by industry - All industries
Of the 117,531 local workers in the City of Adelaide, 5,250 or 4.5% also live in the area.
Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the City of Adelaide'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 City of Adelaide.
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 City of Adelaide. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by journey to work
|Residential location of local workers by industry|
|Adelaide - All industries||2016|
|Live and work in the area||5,250||4.5||0|
|Work in the area, but live outside||112,281||95.5||3|
|Total workers in the area||117,531||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing(opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
|Residential location of local workers by LGA by industry|
|Adelaide - All industries||2016|
|Charles Sturt (C)||11,313||9.6||41060|
|Port Adelaide Enfield (C)||10,762||9.2||45890|
|Tea Tree Gully (C)||8,129||6.9||47700|
|West Torrens (C)||7,386||6.3||48410|
|Campbelltown (C) (SA)||5,523||4.7||40910|
|Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)||5,480||4.7||45290|
|Holdfast Bay (C)||3,592||3.1||42600|
|Adelaide Hills (DC)||3,469||3.0||40120|
|Mount Barker (DC)||2,086||1.8||44550|
|Murray Bridge (RC)||129||0.1||45040|
|No Fixed Address (SA)||93||0.1||49499|
|Victor Harbor (C)||89||0.1||48050|
|Mid Murray (DC)||48||0.0||44210|
|Copper Coast (DC)||34||0.0||41560|
|Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)||32||0.0||41140|
|Mount Gambier (C)||29||0.0||44620|
|Yorke Peninsula (DC)||26||0.0||48830|
|Port Pirie City and Dists (M)||21||0.0||46450|
|Gold Coast (C)||19||0.0||33430|
|Moreton Bay (R)||15||0.0||35010|
|Port Augusta (C)||12||0.0||46090|
|Port Lincoln (C)||12||0.0||46300|
|Berri and Barmera (DC)||11||0.0||40520|
|Sunshine Coast (R)||10||0.0||36720|
|Moonee Valley (C)||10||0.0||25060|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.([DTNAME] data)