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MidCoast Council area

Workers place of residence

Of the 26,818 people who work in the MidCoast Council area, 25,396 or 94.7% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where MidCoast Council area'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 MidCoast Council area.

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

Residential location of local workers
MidCoast Council area2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area25,39694.7
Work in the area, but live outside1,4225.3

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 5.3% 94.7%
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
MidCoast Council area2016
LGANumberPercentage
Mid-Coast (A)25,39694.7
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)3541.3
Port Stephens (A)2050.8
Newcastle (C)1200.4
Sutherland Shire (A)1010.4
Lake Macquarie (C)760.3
Maitland (C)630.2
Dungog (A)500.2
Central Coast (C) (NSW)360.1
Wagga Wagga (C)290.1
Cessnock (C)240.1
Canterbury-Bankstown (A)210.1
Kempsey (A)200.1
Georges River (A)180.1
Blacktown (C)170.1
No Fixed Address (NSW)170.1
Sydney (C)160.1
Liverpool (C)140.1
Northern Beaches (A)130.0
Parramatta (C)110.0
Camden (A)110.0
Clarence Valley (A)110.0
Rockdale (C)110.0
Singleton (A)100.0
Coffs Harbour (C)100.0
Hornsby (A)100.0
Inner West (A)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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