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Workers place of residence

Of the 45,774 people who work in the City of Ballarat, 37,255 or 81.4% also live in the area.

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

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

Residential location of local workers
City of Ballarat2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area37,25581.4
Work in the area, but live outside8,51918.6

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 18.6% 81.4%
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 locations of local workers by LGA, 2016
City of Ballarat
Residential location of local workers by LGA
City of Ballarat2016
LGANumberPercentage
Ballarat (C)37,25581.4
Golden Plains (S)2,8646.3
Moorabool (S)1,4793.2
Hepburn (S)1,3863.0
Pyrenees (S)6321.4
Greater Geelong (C)3100.7
Melton (C)2080.5
Central Goldfields (S)1970.4
Wyndham (C)1070.2
Greater Bendigo (C)810.2
Mount Alexander (S)620.1
Corangamite (S)600.1
Hume (C)590.1
Melbourne (C)580.1
Brimbank (C)580.1
Ararat (RC)570.1
Macedon Ranges (S)510.1
Surf Coast (S)470.1
Moonee Valley (C)430.1
Moreland (C)390.1
Maribyrnong (C)320.1
Boroondara (C)320.1
Northern Grampians (S)310.1
Hobsons Bay (C)290.1
Yarra (C)270.1
Port Phillip (C)260.1
Monash (C)230.1
Manningham (C)230.1
Casey (C)220.0
Whittlesea (C)220.0
Banyule (C)200.0
Glen Eira (C)200.0
Horsham (RC)190.0
Kingston (C) (Vic.)190.0
Southern Grampians (S)190.0
Stonnington (C)190.0
Frankston (C)180.0
Colac-Otway (S)180.0
Bayside (C)170.0
Darebin (C)170.0
Warrnambool (C)170.0
Whitehorse (C)140.0
No Fixed Address (Vic.)140.0
Mildura (RC)140.0
Mornington Peninsula (S)140.0
Moyne (S)130.0
Knox (C)100.0
South Gippsland (S)100.0
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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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