Mount Barker District Council

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District Council of Mount Barker

Residents place of work

9,116 or 55.8% of District Council of Mount Barker’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where District Council of Mount Barker'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
Mount Barker District Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area6,23538.2
Live in the area, but work outside9,11655.8
No fixed place of work9806.0
Total employed residents in the area16,331100.0

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
Mount Barker District Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Mount Barker (DC)6,23538.2
Adelaide (C)2,08612.8
Adelaide Hills (DC)1,3378.2
No Fixed Address (SA)9485.8
Murray Bridge (RC)6614.0
West Torrens (C)6544.0
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)5053.1
Mitcham (C)4973.0
Unley (C)4212.6
Burnside (C)4182.6
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)3762.3
Onkaparinga (C)3692.3
Alexandrina (DC)3472.1
Charles Sturt (C)2541.6
Marion (C)2211.4
Salisbury (C)1921.2
Tea Tree Gully (C)1380.8
Campbelltown (C) (SA)930.6
Holdfast Bay (C)630.4
Unincorporated SA620.4
Playford (C)470.3
Prospect (C)440.3
Victor Harbor (C)280.2
Walkerville (M)230.1
Mid Murray (DC)230.1
The Coorong (DC)190.1
Barossa (DC)180.1
No Fixed Address (Qld)120.1
Port Augusta (C)120.1
Perth (C)110.1
Ashburton (S)110.1
Light (RegC)110.1
Gawler (T)100.1
East Pilbara (S)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.

Mount Barker District Council

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