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Yarra Ranges Council area

Residents place of work

47,606 or 64.1% of Yarra Ranges Council area’s resident workers travel outside of the area to work.

Journey to Work (residents) data shows where Yarra Ranges Council area's resident workers go to work and whether they need to travel significant distances to work, or can live near work. This impacts upon planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision, as well as economic development strategies to improve access to local employment.

The distance travelled by residents in different industry sectors may be influenced by; the nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of local residents; transport options available and commuting times; relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the local area; and the geographic size of the local area.

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

Employment location of resident workers
Yarra Ranges Council area2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area26,71435.9
Live in the area, but work outside47,60664.1
No fixed place of work5,4127.3

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 7.3% 64.1% 35.9%
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.
Employment locations of resident workers by LGA, 2016
Yarra Ranges Council area
Employment location of resident workers by LGA
Yarra Ranges Council area2016
LGANumber%
Yarra Ranges (S)26,71435.9
Maroondah (C)8,90412.0
Knox (C)8,09310.9
No Fixed Address (Vic.)5,3247.2
Melbourne (C)4,7006.3
Whitehorse (C)4,1765.6
Monash (C)3,0664.1
Greater Dandenong (C)2,2093.0
Boroondara (C)1,6712.2
Manningham (C)1,0941.5
Casey (C)1,0891.5
Yarra (C)9931.3
Kingston (C) (Vic.)7921.1
Port Phillip (C)6590.9
Cardinia (S)5750.8
Stonnington (C)5650.8
Banyule (C)4010.5
Hume (C)3240.4
Darebin (C)3170.4
Frankston (C)2640.4
Whittlesea (C)2530.3
Glen Eira (C)2480.3
Nillumbik (S)2140.3
Mornington Peninsula (S)1320.2
Murrindindi (S)1300.2
Brimbank (C)1270.2
Moreland (C)1250.2
Bayside (C)1180.2
Wyndham (C)970.1
Hobsons Bay (C)960.1
Maribyrnong (C)870.1
Moonee Valley (C)870.1
Baw Baw (S)440.1
Unincorporated Vic430.1
No Fixed Address (Qld)350.0
Melton (C)340.0
Sydney (C)280.0
Greater Geelong (C)260.0
No Fixed Address (NSW)250.0
Latrobe (C) (Vic.)230.0
Mitchell (S)200.0
Ashburton (S)180.0
Bass Coast (S)160.0
Brisbane (C)150.0
Wellington (S)140.0
Unincorporated ACT140.0
No Fixed Address (NT)130.0
Townsville (C)120.0
South Gippsland (S)120.0
Strathbogie (S)110.0
Botany Bay (C)110.0
No Fixed Address (WA)100.0
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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 employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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