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City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Workers place of residence by occupation - All occupations

Of the 63,137 local workers in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, 14,391 or 22.8% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the City of Port Adelaide Enfield'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 broad occupations is generally influenced by a few factors. These primarily include the type and skill level of jobs located within the local area, and the residential location where those skills are available in the population. The pay level of particular occupations is also a factor, as people will travel further for a high-paying job.

Understanding how far people travel to access particular occupation categories in the area can help in developing programs for equity in the jobs market, and having affordable housing available for workers of all skill levels.

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 Port Adelaide Enfield. 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 occupation
City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All occupations2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area14,39122.8
Work in the area, but live outside48,74677.2

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 77.2% 22.8%
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 occupation, 2016
City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All occupations
Residential location of local workers by LGA by occupation
City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All occupations2016
LGANumber%
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)14,39122.8
Salisbury (C)9,83715.6
Charles Sturt (C)7,28111.5
Tea Tree Gully (C)6,0799.6
Playford (C)4,5647.2
Onkaparinga (C)3,2685.2
Marion (C)2,5314.0
West Torrens (C)1,9943.2
Campbelltown (C) (SA)1,9573.1
Prospect (C)1,3662.2
Mitcham (C)1,2211.9
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)1,0291.6
Adelaide Hills (DC)9301.5
Holdfast Bay (C)8821.4
Gawler (T)8761.4
Burnside (C)8601.4
Unley (C)6361.0
Mallala (DC)5330.8
Mount Barker (DC)5050.8
Adelaide (C)4060.6
Light (RegC)3970.6
Barossa (DC)3710.6
Walkerville (M)2570.4
Alexandrina (DC)1610.3
Murray Bridge (RC)670.1
Mid Murray (DC)630.1
Wakefield (DC)610.1
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)460.1
Victor Harbor (C)400.1
No Fixed Address (SA)400.1
Copper Coast (DC)320.1
Yankalilla (DC)280.0
Yorke Peninsula (DC)260.0
Port Augusta (C)230.0
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)210.0
Goyder (DC)200.0
Brisbane (C)170.0
Whyalla (C)160.0
Horsham (RC)140.0
Moreton Bay (R)130.0
Port Lincoln (C)130.0
Loxton Waikerie (DC)100.0
Darwin (C)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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