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Hobsons Bay City

Workers place of residence

Of the 34,941 people who work in Hobsons Bay City, 10,176 or 29.1% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Hobsons Bay 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 Hobsons Bay City.

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

Residential location of local workers
Hobsons Bay City2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area10,17629.1
Work in the area, but live outside24,76570.9

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 70.9% 29.1%
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
Hobsons Bay City2016
LGANumberPercentage
Hobsons Bay (C)10,17629.1
Wyndham (C)7,59521.7
Brimbank (C)3,2859.4
Melton (C)2,3586.7
Maribyrnong (C)1,6194.6
Greater Geelong (C)9812.8
Hume (C)9622.8
Moonee Valley (C)8362.4
Moreland (C)5941.7
Whittlesea (C)5891.7
Melbourne (C)4601.3
Port Phillip (C)4421.3
Moorabool (S)4251.2
Darebin (C)3110.9
Casey (C)2990.9
Glen Eira (C)2850.8
Boroondara (C)2580.7
Monash (C)2390.7
Banyule (C)2360.7
Kingston (C) (Vic.)2200.6
Yarra (C)2190.6
Stonnington (C)2150.6
Bayside (C)1960.6
Macedon Ranges (S)1950.6
Manningham (C)1680.5
Greater Dandenong (C)1640.5
Whitehorse (C)1620.5
Knox (C)1600.5
Nillumbik (S)1150.3
Frankston (C)1100.3
Maroondah (C)1020.3
Mitchell (S)980.3
Surf Coast (S)970.3
Yarra Ranges (S)960.3
Mornington Peninsula (S)890.3
Golden Plains (S)750.2
Cardinia (S)740.2
Ballarat (C)700.2
Greater Bendigo (C)290.1
No Fixed Address (Vic.)230.1
Latrobe (C) (Vic.)190.1
Hepburn (S)180.1
Baw Baw (S)140.0
Ararat (RC)130.0
Gold Coast (C)130.0
Brisbane (C)120.0
Pyrenees (S)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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