Colac Otway Shire

Residents place of work

901 or 9.5% of Colac Otway Shire’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Colac Otway 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.

Data source

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

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Employment location of resident workers
Colac Otway Shire 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area8,26387.0
Live in the area, but work outside9019.5
No fixed place of work3363.5
Total employed residents in the area9,500100.0

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

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Employment location of resident workers by LGA
Colac Otway Shire 2016
LocationNumber%.
Colac-Otway (S)8,26387.0
No Fixed Address (Vic.)3273.4
Greater Geelong (C)2562.7
Corangamite (S)1831.9
Surf Coast (S)1651.7
Melbourne (C)500.5
Wyndham (C)210.2
Warrnambool (C)180.2
Ballarat (C)180.2
Hume (C)170.2
Golden Plains (S)160.2
Monash (C)130.1
Brimbank (C)100.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

Colac Otway Shire

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