Rural City of Wangaratta

Workers place of residence

Of the 12,276 local workers in the Rural City of Wangaratta, 10,138 or 82.6% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Rural City of Wangaratta'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 the Rural City of Wangaratta.

Data source

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

Residential location of local workers
Rural City of Wangaratta 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area10,13882.6
Work in the area, but live outside2,13817.4
Total workers in the area12,276100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions)

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Residential location of local workers by LGA
Rural City of Wangaratta 2016
LocationNumber%.
Wangaratta (RC)10,13882.6
Benalla (RC)5234.3
Indigo (S)4673.8
Alpine (S)2812.3
Moira (S)1581.3
Wodonga (C)1331.1
Albury (C)1040.8
Federation (A)880.7
Mansfield (S)320.3
Wyndham (C)270.2
Brimbank (C)270.2
Greater Shepparton (C)260.2
Melton (C)240.2
Strathbogie (S)200.2
Greater Geelong (C)160.1
Hume (C)150.1
Greater Bendigo (C)110.1
Boroondara (C)100.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

Rural City of Wangaratta

economic profile