Yarra Ranges Council area

Workers place of residence

Of the 39,520 local workers in Yarra Ranges Council area, 26,714 or 67.6% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where Yarra Ranges Council area'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 Yarra Ranges Council area.

Data source

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

Residential location of local workers
Yarra Ranges Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Live and work in the area26,71467.6
Work in the area, but live outside12,80632.4
Total workers in the area39,520100.0

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
Yarra Ranges Council 2016
LocationNumber%.
Yarra Ranges (S)26,71467.6
Maroondah (C)3,7919.6
Knox (C)2,3696.0
Cardinia (S)9372.4
Whitehorse (C)8252.1
Casey (C)7852.0
Manningham (C)6431.6
Monash (C)3680.9
Murrindindi (S)3360.9
Greater Dandenong (C)3120.8
Nillumbik (S)2720.7
Boroondara (C)2630.7
Banyule (C)1850.5
Whittlesea (C)1550.4
Frankston (C)1490.4
Kingston (C) (Vic.)1300.3
Darebin (C)1180.3
Glen Eira (C)1060.3
Yarra (C)1060.3
Mornington Peninsula (S)1020.3
Moreland (C)890.2
Stonnington (C)770.2
Melbourne (C)640.2
Port Phillip (C)560.1
Baw Baw (S)560.1
Brimbank (C)470.1
Wyndham (C)440.1
Hume (C)370.1
Bayside (C)360.1
Moonee Valley (C)340.1
No Fixed Address (Vic.)310.1
Maribyrnong (C)250.1
Greater Geelong (C)250.1
Bass Coast (S)240.1
Melton (C)190.0
Mitchell (S)130.0
Greater Bendigo (C)130.0
Latrobe (C) (Vic.)130.0
Macedon Ranges (S)130.0
Benalla (RC)120.0
Hobsons Bay (C)100.0

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.

Yarra Ranges Council

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