Macedon Ranges Shire

Workers place of residence

Of the 12,614 local workers in the Macedon Ranges Shire, 9,111 or 72.2% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Macedon Ranges Shire'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 the Macedon Ranges Shire.

Data source

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

Residential location of local workers
Macedon Ranges Shire 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area9,11172.2
Work in the area, but live outside3,50327.8
Total workers in the area12,614100.0

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
Macedon Ranges Shire 2016
LocationNumber%.
Macedon Ranges (S)9,11172.2
Hume (C)9007.1
Mount Alexander (S)4283.4
Melton (C)3753.0
Greater Bendigo (C)3142.5
Hepburn (S)2722.2
Mitchell (S)1741.4
Brimbank (C)1511.2
Moorabool (S)1281.0
Moonee Valley (C)1010.8
Moreland (C)940.7
Wyndham (C)670.5
Melbourne (C)380.3
Whittlesea (C)360.3
Darebin (C)340.3
Maribyrnong (C)330.3
Ballarat (C)310.2
Banyule (C)310.2
Greater Geelong (C)260.2
Hobsons Bay (C)240.2
Port Phillip (C)200.2
Boroondara (C)190.2
Yarra (C)180.1
Stonnington (C)160.1
Central Goldfields (S)160.1
Monash (C)130.1
Whitehorse (C)110.1
Kingston (C) (Vic.)100.1
Casey (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.

Macedon Ranges Shire

economic profile