Glenorchy City

Workers place of residence

Of the 18,700 local workers in Glenorchy City, 7,521 or 40.2% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Glenorchy City'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 Glenorchy City.

Data source

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

Residential location of local workers
Glenorchy City 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area7,52140.2
Work in the area, but live outside11,17959.8
Total workers in the area18,700100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions)

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Residential location of local workers by LGA
Glenorchy City 2016
LocationNumber%.
Glenorchy (C)7,52140.2
Clarence (C)3,20117.1
Hobart (C)2,29312.3
Brighton (M)1,91010.2
Kingborough (M)1,1796.3
Derwent Valley (M)8404.5
Sorell (M)7524.0
Southern Midlands (M)4312.3
Huon Valley (M)2781.5
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.)680.4
Glamorgan/Spring Bay (M)390.2
Launceston (C)330.2
No Fixed Address (Tas.)260.1
Tasman (M)180.1
Devonport (C)140.1
Meander Valley (M)120.1
Northern Midlands (M)100.1
Gold Coast (C)100.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

Glenorchy City

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