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Residents place of work

7,370 or 34.8% of Baw Baw Shire’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Baw Baw Shire's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work, or can live near work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to improve access to local employment.

The distance travelled by residents in different industry sectors may be influenced by; the nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of local residents; transport options available and commuting times; relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area.

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

Employment location of resident workers
Baw Baw Shire2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area12,65259.7
Live in the area, but work outside7,37034.8
No fixed place of work1,1895.6

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 5.6% 34.8% 59.7%
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.
Employment locations of resident workers by LGA, 2016
Baw Baw Shire
Employment location of resident workers by LGA
Baw Baw Shire2016
LGANumber%
Baw Baw (S)12,65259.7
Latrobe (C) (Vic.)2,79413.2
Cardinia (S)1,2716.0
No Fixed Address (Vic.)1,1625.5
Casey (C)6122.9
Greater Dandenong (C)5302.5
Melbourne (C)3941.9
South Gippsland (S)2431.1
Monash (C)2221.0
Knox (C)1350.6
Kingston (C) (Vic.)1110.5
Wellington (S)940.4
Whitehorse (C)840.4
Frankston (C)810.4
Mornington Peninsula (S)640.3
Port Phillip (C)580.3
Bass Coast (S)580.3
Yarra Ranges (S)560.3
Yarra (C)530.2
Maroondah (C)430.2
Stonnington (C)420.2
Boroondara (C)410.2
Glen Eira (C)380.2
Hume (C)290.1
Unincorporated Vic250.1
Wyndham (C)190.1
Maribyrnong (C)180.1
Brimbank (C)180.1
East Gippsland (S)170.1
Manningham (C)160.1
Darebin (C)150.1
Bayside (C)140.1
Hobsons Bay (C)140.1
No Fixed Address (Qld)140.1
Ashburton (S)130.1
Melton (C)110.1
Banyule (C)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 employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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