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Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 24,228 local workers in the City of Playford, 9,547 or 39.4% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the City of Playford'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. It is also useful in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance and direction travelled by workers in different industry sectors may be influenced by the nature of employment opportunities (higher paid, high value employment may draw people from a wider area); the skill level required (jobs requiring tertiary qualifications will draw more workers from areas with high qualification levels among the residents) the number of jobs available in the industry sector (sectors with more opportunities may have a wider catchment); transport options available and commuting times to the City of Playford.

Workers place of residence data should be viewed alongside Self-sufficiency and Jobs to workers ratio datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment by industry (Total) numbers and Employment locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the the City of Playford. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

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

Residential location of local workers by industry
City of Playford - All industries2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area9,54739.4
Work in the area, but live outside14,68160.6

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 60.6% 39.4%
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 locations of local workers by LGA by industry, 2016
City of Playford - All industries
Residential location of local workers by LGA by industry
City of Playford - All industries2016
LGANumber%
Playford (C)9,54739.4
Salisbury (C)4,74719.6
Tea Tree Gully (C)2,3179.6
Gawler (T)1,4215.9
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)1,4145.8
Charles Sturt (C)6962.9
Light (RegC)6462.7
Mallala (DC)5802.4
Barossa (DC)4341.8
Campbelltown (C) (SA)3301.4
Prospect (C)2741.1
Adelaide Hills (DC)2250.9
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)2090.9
Burnside (C)1910.8
West Torrens (C)1870.8
Onkaparinga (C)1320.5
Marion (C)1280.5
Unley (C)1080.4
Adelaide (C)990.4
Mitcham (C)870.4
Walkerville (M)730.3
Holdfast Bay (C)670.3
Mount Barker (DC)470.2
Wakefield (DC)440.2
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)340.1
Mid Murray (DC)310.1
No Fixed Address (SA)270.1
Alexandrina (DC)160.1
Brisbane (C)120.0
Murray Bridge (RC)100.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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