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Roxby Downs

Workers place of residence

Of the 2,193 people who work in Roxby Downs, 1,519 or 69.3% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Roxby Downs'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 Roxby Downs.

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

Residential location of local workers
Roxby Downs2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area1,51969.3
Work in the area, but live outside67430.7

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 30.7% 69.3%
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, 2016
Roxby Downs
Residential location of local workers by LGA
Roxby Downs2016
LGANumberPercentage
Roxby Downs (M)1,51969.3
Port Augusta (C)532.4
Unincorporated SA512.3
Onkaparinga (C)462.1
Port Pirie City and Dists (M)452.1
Copper Coast (DC)301.4
Salisbury (C)281.3
Marion (C)261.2
Charles Sturt (C)241.1
Tea Tree Gully (C)241.1
Alexandrina (DC)231.0
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)211.0
Whyalla (C)200.9
Playford (C)160.7
Mount Remarkable (DC)150.7
Campbelltown (C) (SA)150.7
Lower Eyre Peninsula (DC)110.5
Mitcham (C)100.5
Adelaide Hills (DC)100.5
West Torrens (C)100.5
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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