Macedon Ranges Shire

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Macedon Ranges Shire

Residents place of work

11,275 or 51.9% of the Macedon Ranges Shire’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where the Macedon Ranges 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
Macedon Ranges Shire 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area9,11142.0
Live in the area, but work outside11,27551.9
No fixed place of work1,3206.1
Total employed residents in the area21,706100.0

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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Employment location of resident workers by LGA
Macedon Ranges Shire 2016
LocationNumber%.
Macedon Ranges (S)9,11142.0
Melbourne (C)2,77412.8
Hume (C)2,52811.6
No Fixed Address (Vic.)1,3006.0
Brimbank (C)9754.5
Moonee Valley (C)4802.2
Melton (C)4282.0
Wyndham (C)3301.5
Greater Bendigo (C)3201.5
Port Phillip (C)3101.4
Mitchell (S)2941.4
Yarra (C)2701.2
Maribyrnong (C)2671.2
Whittlesea (C)2531.2
Moreland (C)2221.0
Mount Alexander (S)1990.9
Hobsons Bay (C)1950.9
Hepburn (S)1680.8
Darebin (C)1670.8
Boroondara (C)1150.5
Moorabool (S)990.5
Monash (C)980.5
Stonnington (C)910.4
Banyule (C)720.3
Ballarat (C)510.2
Kingston (C) (Vic.)500.2
Greater Geelong (C)490.2
Greater Dandenong (C)440.2
Whitehorse (C)400.2
Glen Eira (C)280.1
Manningham (C)240.1
Knox (C)220.1
Casey (C)200.1
Nillumbik (S)170.1
Brisbane (C)150.1
Unincorporated Vic140.1
Maroondah (C)140.1
Botany Bay (C)140.1
Yarra Ranges (S)130.1
No Fixed Address (Qld)100.0

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.

Macedon Ranges Shire

economic profile

Introduction

Economic value

Local employment

Businesses

Industry focus

Journey to work

  • Workers place of residence
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Local workers

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Resident workers

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Housing cost

Market profile

Tourism

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