Burwood Council

Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 15,941 local workers in Burwood Council, 2,903 or 18.2% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Burwood Council'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 Burwood Council.

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 Burwood Council. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by journey to work

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Residential location of local workers by industry
Burwood Council - All industries2021
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area2,90318.2
Work in the area, but live outside13,03881.8
Total workers in the area15,941100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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Residential location of local workers by LGA by industry
Burwood Council - All industries2021
LocationNumber%.
Burwood2,90318.2
Canterbury-Bankstown1,82811.5
Inner West1,1397.1
Canada Bay1,0976.9
Parramatta9876.2
Strathfield8725.5
Cumberland8175.1
Blacktown7554.7
Ryde5043.2
Georges River4903.1
Sydney4713.0
Bayside (NSW)4452.8
Sutherland Shire3612.3
The Hills Shire3422.1
Liverpool3332.1
Fairfield2841.8
Hornsby2721.7
Penrith2591.6
Campbelltown (NSW)2231.4
Ku-ring-gai1761.1
Randwick1591.0
Central Coast (NSW)1420.9
Camden1350.8
Northern Beaches1070.7
Willoughby940.6
Wollongong860.5
North Sydney820.5
Blue Mountains810.5
Waverley710.4
Lane Cove630.4
Woollahra480.3
Hunters Hill440.3
Hawkesbury280.2
Lake Macquarie240.2
Wingecarribee170.1
Wollondilly170.1
Mosman160.1
Newcastle150.1
Unincorporated ACT140.1
Brisbane110.1
Shellharbour110.1
Whitehorse100.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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