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Residents' place of work

3,401, or 37.4% of the City of Adelaide’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.

Where do the City of Adelaide's residents go to work? Journey to Work data shows how many residents work locally, and how many commute out of the area and where they commute to. Some areas consist mainly of dormitory' suburbs and the majority of the residents commute out to work.  Other areas have large employment centres which attract a local workforce. Understanding where the City of Adelaide's residents go to work assists in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.  It also helps to clarify the economic and employment drivers across areas and assists in understanding the degree of employment self-containment within the City of Adelaide.

Derived from the Census:

'For the main job held last week, what was the person's workplace address?'

Employed persons aged 15 or more

Overview
Employment location of residents
City of Adelaide2011
Number%
Live and work in the area4,97754.7
Live in the area, but work outside 3,40137.4
Work location unknown7137.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of residents, 2011
Employment location of residents, 2011 37.4% 54.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Detailed breakdown by SLA
Employment location of residents by SLA
City of Adelaide - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Adelaide (C)4,97754.7
West Torrens (C) - East3053.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West2793.1
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)2602.9
POW No Fixed Address (SA)1922.1
Salisbury (C) Bal1832.0
Burnside (C) - South-West1701.9
Unley (C) - East1641.8
POW not stated1451.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park1341.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East1301.4
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East1291.4
West Torrens (C) - West1251.4
Mitcham (C) - Hills1081.2
Unley (C) - West951.0
Prospect (C)931.0
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner840.9
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)770.8
Marion (C) - Central640.7
Salisbury (C) - Central630.7
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East620.7
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port610.7
Playford (C) - Elizabeth590.6
Mitcham (C) - West580.6
Mitcham (C) - North-East570.6
Burnside (C) - North-East550.6
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East540.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast500.6
Holdfast Bay (C) - North490.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West460.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South410.5
Walkerville (M)400.4
Campbelltown (C) - West400.4
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast400.4
Marion (C) - North350.4
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal310.3
Salisbury (C) - South-East260.3
Campbelltown (C) - East240.3
Holdfast Bay (C) - South220.2
Mount Barker (DC) - Central210.2
Murray Bridge (RC)180.2
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central180.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North150.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills130.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills130.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal120.1
Sydney (C) - Inner110.1
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

NOTE: Table totals may not equate with other similar tables due to randomisation of small numbers. Please refer to the specific data notes for more information.