Shire of AshburtonCommunity profile
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Shire of Ashburton

Residents' place of work

349, or 5.8% of the Shire of Ashburton’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.

Where do the Shire of Ashburton'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 Shire of Ashburton'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 Shire of Ashburton.

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 resident workers
Shire of Ashburton2011
Number%
Live and work in the area5,04183.4
Live in the area, but work outside 3495.8
Work location unknown65510.8

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 resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 5.8% 83.4%
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 resident workers by SLA
Shire of Ashburton - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Ashburton (S)5,04183.4
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)3415.6
POW No Fixed Address (WA)2173.6
East Pilbara (S)871.4
POW not stated831.4
Roebourne (S)300.5
Perth (C) - Inner270.4
Stirling (C) - Central200.3
Canning (C)190.3
Perth (C) - Remainder180.3
Swan (C)120.2
Belmont (C)110.2
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Perth)110.2
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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.

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