Shellharbour City Council

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Shellharbour City

Workers place of residence

Of the 17,433 local workers in Shellharbour City, 10,336 or 59.3% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Shellharbour City'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 Shellharbour City.

Data source

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

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Residential location of local workers
Shellharbour City Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area10,33659.3
Work in the area, but live outside7,09740.7
Total workers in the area17,433100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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Residential location of local workers by LGA
Shellharbour City Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Shellharbour (C)10,33659.3
Wollongong (C)4,99928.7
Kiama (A)1,3047.5
Shoalhaven (C)3081.8
Wingecarribee (A)880.5
Sutherland Shire (A)650.4
Wollondilly (A)450.3
Campbelltown (C) (NSW)330.2
Liverpool (C)200.1
Camden (A)200.1
Penrith (C)130.1
Fairfield (C)130.1
Georges River (A)110.1
No Fixed Address (NSW)110.1

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.

Shellharbour City Council

economic profile

Introduction

Economic value

Local employment

Businesses

Industry focus

Journey to work

  • Workers place of residence
  • Residents place of work

Local workers

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Resident workers

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Housing cost

Market profile

Tourism

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