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Central Coast Council area

Workers place of residence

Of the 104,664 people who work in the Central Coast Council area, 95,389 or 91.1% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Central Coast Council area'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 Central Coast Council area.

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

Residential location of local workers
Central Coast Council area2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area95,38991.1
Work in the area, but live outside9,2758.9

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 8.9% 91.1%
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 location of local workers by LGA
Central Coast Council area2016
LGANumberPercentage
Central Coast (C) (NSW)95,38991.1
Lake Macquarie (C)4,3234.1
Newcastle (C)7670.7
Hornsby (A)5210.5
Cessnock (C)4370.4
Maitland (C)3000.3
Ku-ring-gai (A)2650.3
The Hills Shire (A)1950.2
Blacktown (C)1700.2
Northern Beaches (A)1630.2
Parramatta (C)1530.1
Port Stephens (A)1100.1
Sydney (C)1060.1
Fairfield (C)960.1
Canterbury-Bankstown (A)940.1
Cumberland (A)840.1
Ryde (C)790.1
North Sydney (A)740.1
Penrith (C)680.1
Willoughby (C)650.1
Liverpool (C)620.1
No Fixed Address (NSW)590.1
Sutherland Shire (A)580.1
Inner West (A)560.1
Hawkesbury (C)550.1
Mid-Coast (A)540.1
Canada Bay (A)390.0
Wollongong (C)390.0
Campbelltown (C) (NSW)380.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)350.0
Randwick (C)350.0
Dungog (A)310.0
Georges River (A)300.0
Lane Cove (A)270.0
Singleton (A)240.0
Rockdale (C)230.0
Unincorporated ACT220.0
Gold Coast (C)210.0
Blue Mountains (C)210.0
Burwood (A)210.0
Moreton Bay (R)190.0
Brisbane (C)160.0
Kempsey (A)160.0
Camden (A)150.0
Woollahra (A)150.0
Strathfield (A)150.0
Clarence Valley (A)140.0
Sunshine Coast (R)130.0
Wagga Wagga (C)110.0
Coffs Harbour (C)110.0
Lithgow (C)110.0
Hunters Hill (A)100.0
Mosman (A)100.0
Wollondilly (A)100.0
Ipswich (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 residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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