District Council of Mount Barker

Workers place of residence

Of the 10,450 local workers in District Council of Mount Barker, 6,235 or 59.7% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where District Council of Mount Barker'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 District Council of Mount Barker.

Data source

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

Residential location of local workers
Mount Barker District Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area6,23559.7
Work in the area, but live outside4,21540.3
Total workers in the area10,450100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions)

loading animation
Residential location of local workers by LGA
Mount Barker District Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Mount Barker (DC)6,23559.7
Adelaide Hills (DC)1,20711.6
Alexandrina (DC)7397.1
Onkaparinga (C)3833.7
Murray Bridge (RC)3233.1
Mitcham (C)2292.2
Marion (C)1311.3
Burnside (C)1291.2
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)1191.1
Tea Tree Gully (C)920.9
West Torrens (C)920.9
Campbelltown (C) (SA)810.8
Salisbury (C)800.8
Charles Sturt (C)790.8
Unley (C)780.7
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)600.6
Playford (C)390.4
Mid Murray (DC)360.3
Victor Harbor (C)350.3
Holdfast Bay (C)340.3
Adelaide (C)330.3
Barossa (DC)270.3
Mount Gambier (C)260.2
Prospect (C)260.2
Wattle Range (DC)160.2
Yankalilla (DC)150.1
Walkerville (M)130.1
No Fixed Address (SA)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

economic profile