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RDA BGLAP Region

Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 23,266 local workers in RDA BGLAP Region, 17,105 or 73.5% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where RDA BGLAP Region'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 RDA BGLAP Region.

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 RDA BGLAP Region. 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
RDA BGLAP Region - All industries2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area17,10573.5
Live and work in the same LGA12,19852.4
Work in the area and live in different LGA4,90721.1
Work in the area, but live outside6,16126.5

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 26.5% 21.1% 52.4%
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
RDA BGLAP Region - All industries
Residential location of local workers by LGA by industry
RDA BGLAP Region - All industries2016
LGANumber%
Barossa (DC)7,94234.1
Light (RegC)4,11017.7
Gawler (T)3,76216.2
Playford (C)1,9958.6
Mallala (DC)1,2915.5
Salisbury (C)1,0324.4
Tea Tree Gully (C)4942.1
Mid Murray (DC)4672.0
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)4011.7
Adelaide Hills (DC)2351.0
Charles Sturt (C)1880.8
Wakefield (DC)1800.8
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)1680.7
Goyder (DC)1550.7
Prospect (C)880.4
Burnside (C)780.3
Campbelltown (C) (SA)760.3
Onkaparinga (C)630.3
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)620.3
West Torrens (C)540.2
Marion (C)500.2
Mitcham (C)490.2
Adelaide (C)490.2
Mount Barker (DC)390.2
Unley (C)370.2
Walkerville (M)280.1
Holdfast Bay (C)210.1
Murray Bridge (RC)180.1
Loxton Waikerie (DC)180.1
No Fixed Address (SA)130.1
Copper Coast (DC)120.1
Whyalla (C)110.0
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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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