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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Residents place of work by occupation - All occupations

101,970 or 44.8% of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'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 broad occupations 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.

Residents place of work data should be viewed alongside Self-containment and Jobs to workers ratioy 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 occupation
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All occupations2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area115,76050.8
Live and work in the same LGA50,22222.1
Live in the area and work in different LGA65,53828.8
Live in the area, but work outside101,97044.8
No fixed place of work9,9304.4

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 4.4% 44.8% 28.8% 22.1%
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.
Employment locations of resident workers by LGA, 2016
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All occupations
Employment location of resident workers by LGA by occupation
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All occupations2016
LGANumber%
Canning (C)32,20214.1
Perth (C)30,69813.5
Gosnells (C)18,3528.1
Belmont (C)16,7957.4
Armadale (C)14,2396.3
Victoria Park (T)13,9096.1
Melville (C)9,9514.4
Kalamunda (S)9,8904.3
No Fixed Address (WA)9,7214.3
Cockburn (C)9,4104.1
Swan (C)8,1313.6
Stirling (C)7,3723.2
South Perth (C)7,0953.1
Fremantle (C)4,1381.8
Vincent (C)3,6411.6
Subiaco (C)3,4481.5
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S)3,2781.4
Bayswater (C)2,7701.2
Nedlands (C)1,9380.9
Ashburton (S)1,8840.8
Kwinana (C)1,8420.8
Rockingham (C)1,7330.8
Cambridge (T)1,7160.8
East Pilbara (S)1,5550.7
Wanneroo (C)1,4100.6
Joondalup (C)1,1900.5
Bassendean (T)1,1140.5
Mundaring (S)1,0910.5
Claremont (T)8160.4
Mandurah (C)5010.2
Karratha (C)4390.2
Port Hedland (T)3610.2
Laverton (S)3210.1
Mosman Park (T)2970.1
Leonora (S)2650.1
Cottesloe (T)2450.1
Murray (S)2290.1
Boddington (S)2270.1
East Fremantle (T)2030.1
Kalgoorlie/Boulder (C)1650.1
Litchfield (M)1430.1
Yilgarn (S)1420.1
Northam (S)1400.1
Wiluna (S)1360.1
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA)1260.1
Meekatharra (S)1220.1
Peppermint Grove (S)950.0
Sydney (C)790.0
Perenjori (S)770.0
Menzies (S)750.0
Bunbury (C)740.0
Yalgoo (S)710.0
Brisbane (C)680.0
Greater Geraldton (C)650.0
Coolgardie (S)630.0
Melbourne (C)610.0
Broome (S)570.0
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)560.0
Chittering (S)470.0
Harvey (S)460.0
Waroona (S)460.0
Busselton (C)450.0
Unincorporated ACT410.0
Albany (C)400.0
Kondinin (S)360.0
Gingin (S)330.0
Darwin (C)330.0
Dundas (S)310.0
Westonia (S)300.0
Central Desert (R)290.0
No Fixed Address (Qld)270.0
Yarra (C)250.0
Derby-West Kimberley (S)250.0
No Fixed Address (NT)240.0
Narrogin (S)240.0
Mount Magnet (S)230.0
Townsville (C)230.0
Augusta-Margaret River (S)220.0
Collie (S)220.0
Dandaragan (S)220.0
Manjimup (S)200.0
Victoria Plains (S)200.0
Unincorp. Other Territories200.0
Unincorporated NT190.0
North Sydney (A)190.0
Port Phillip (C)190.0
Exmouth (S)180.0
Botany Bay (C)170.0
Carnarvon (S)170.0
Ravensthorpe (S)170.0
Merredin (S)160.0
Donnybrook-Balingup (S)150.0
Toodyay (S)150.0
Halls Creek (S)130.0
Esperance (S)130.0
Beverley (S)130.0
Gold Coast (C)130.0
No Fixed Address (SA)120.0
Brookton (S)110.0
Moora (S)110.0
Dalwallinu (S)100.0
West Torrens (C)100.0
Canterbury-Bankstown (A)100.0
Mornington Peninsula (S)100.0
No Fixed Address (Vic.)100.0
York (S)100.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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