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City of Mount Gambier

Residents place of work

1,663 or 14.4% of the City of Mount Gambier’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where City of Mount Gambier'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.

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

Employment location of resident workers
City of Mount Gambier2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area9,47981.8
Live in the area, but work outside1,66314.4
No fixed place of work4443.8

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 3.8% 14.4% 81.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (informed decisions).
Employment locations of resident workers by LGA, 2016
City of Mount Gambier
Employment location of resident workers by LGA
City of Mount Gambier2016
LGANumber%
Mount Gambier (C)9,47981.8
Grant (DC)8077.0
Wattle Range (DC)4533.9
No Fixed Address (SA)4383.8
Glenelg (S)640.6
Tea Tree Gully (C)570.5
Adelaide (C)290.3
Mount Barker (DC)260.2
Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC)230.2
Onkaparinga (C)220.2
Unincorporated SA200.2
West Torrens (C)150.1
Charles Sturt (C)110.1
Tatiara (DC)100.1
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (informed decisions).

Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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