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City of Whitehorse

Workers place of residence

Of the 69,181 people who work in the City of Whitehorse, 19,968 or 28.9% also live in the area.

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

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

Residential location of local workers
City of Whitehorse2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area19,96828.9
Work in the area, but live outside49,21371.1

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 71.1% 28.9%
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 location of local workers by LGA
City of Whitehorse2016
LGANumberPercentage
Whitehorse (C)19,96828.9
Knox (C)5,7698.3
Maroondah (C)5,5818.1
Manningham (C)4,8877.1
Boroondara (C)4,1826.0
Yarra Ranges (S)4,1766.0
Monash (C)4,1446.0
Casey (C)2,6443.8
Banyule (C)1,5892.3
Greater Dandenong (C)1,3882.0
Glen Eira (C)1,2121.8
Darebin (C)1,1111.6
Kingston (C) (Vic.)1,1091.6
Whittlesea (C)1,1051.6
Nillumbik (S)1,0301.5
Stonnington (C)9151.3
Yarra (C)8551.2
Melbourne (C)7791.1
Frankston (C)7541.1
Moreland (C)7291.1
Cardinia (S)6520.9
Port Phillip (C)6150.9
Mornington Peninsula (S)4740.7
Bayside (C)4680.7
Wyndham (C)4510.7
Hume (C)3610.5
Brimbank (C)3400.5
Moonee Valley (C)3270.5
Maribyrnong (C)3160.5
Hobsons Bay (C)2150.3
Melton (C)1850.3
Greater Geelong (C)1540.2
Baw Baw (S)840.1
Mitchell (S)480.1
Murrindindi (S)480.1
Bass Coast (S)440.1
Macedon Ranges (S)400.1
No Fixed Address (Vic.)390.1
Latrobe (C) (Vic.)320.0
Ballarat (C)280.0
Moorabool (S)230.0
Greater Bendigo (C)220.0
Surf Coast (S)180.0
South Gippsland (S)170.0
Brisbane (C)140.0
Mount Alexander (S)140.0
Golden Plains (S)110.0
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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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