Residents place of work by industry - All industries
4,758 or 4.1% of the FNQROC’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.
Journey to Work (residents) data shows where the FNQROC's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to develop local employment which fits the skills and qualifications of the resident workers.
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 (people will travel further for higher paid jobs), house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area (in large areas, local jobs may not in fact be so local, while in more compact areas, resident workers may walk to work in a neighbouring LGA.).
Please note that where an industry has a very small number of employed residents, there may be no information displayed on the map or the detailed table due to insufficient residents travelling to any one area to display. The summary table will still include the information for the total residents working locally or travelling outside the area to work.
Residents place of work data should be viewed alongside Self-containment and Jobs to workers ratio datasets, as well as modelled Employed residents estimates, which are updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work
|Employment location of resident workers by industry|
|FNQROC - All industries||2016|
|Live and work in the area||105,472||91.4||0|
|Live and work in the same LGA||99,753||86.5||1|
|Live in the area and work in different LGA||5,719||5.0||2|
|Live in the area, but work outside||4,758||4.1||3|
|No fixed place of work||5,129||4.4||4|
|Total employed residents in the area||115,359||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing(opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
|Employment location of resident workers by LGA by industry|
|FNQROC - All industries||2016|
|Cassowary Coast (R)||11,167||9.7||32260|
|No Fixed Address (Qld)||4,945||4.3||39499|
|East Arnhem (R)||271||0.2||71300|
|Gold Coast (C)||126||0.1||33430|
|Hope Vale (S)||97||0.1||33830|
|Central Highlands (R) (Qld)||70||0.1||32270|
|Mount Isa (C)||60||0.1||35300|
|Torres Strait Island (R)||51||0.0||36960|
|Charters Towers (R)||51||0.0||32310|
|Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (Qld)||48||0.0||39799|
|Moreton Bay (R)||45||0.0||35010|
|Port Hedland (T)||39||0.0||57280|
|Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA)||38||0.0||59799|
|Wujal Wujal (S)||38||0.0||37570|
|East Pilbara (S)||34||0.0||53220|
|Western Downs (R)||32||0.0||37310|
|Northern Peninsula Area (R)||31||0.0||35780|
|Mornington Peninsula (S)||29||0.0||25340|
|Sunshine Coast (R)||26||0.0||36720|
|No Fixed Address (WA)||23||0.0||59499|
|Roper Gulf (R)||22||0.0||73600|
|No Fixed Address (NSW)||20||0.0||19499|
|Botany Bay (C)||20||0.0||11100|
|West Torrens (C)||18||0.0||48410|
|No Fixed Address (NT)||17||0.0||79499|
|Lockhart River (S)||16||0.0||34570|
|No Fixed Address (Vic.)||14||0.0||29499|
|Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)||11||0.0||59340|
|Southern Downs (R)||11||0.0||36660|
|No Fixed Address (OT)||11||0.0||99499|
|Inner West (A)||10||0.0||14170|
|North Sydney (A)||10||0.0||15950|
|Scenic Rim (R)||10||0.0||36510|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.([DTNAME] data)