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City of Boroondara

Workers' place of residence

In 2011, of the 61,943 people who worked in the City of Boroondara, 19,409 or 31.3% also lived in the area.

Where does the City of Boroondara's workforce come from? Journey to Work data sheds light on how many workers live locally, how many commute from other areas and which areas they commute from.  Some areas attract a large external workforce because they have major employment centres or because local residents have a different set of skills or aspirations than the local jobs require. Understanding where workers reside assists in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision. It also helps to clarify economic and employment drivers across areas and assists in understanding the degree to which the City of Boroondara provides local employment.

Derived from the Census:

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

Persons who are employed within the area boundaries.

Residential location of local workers
City of Boroondara2011
Live and work in the area19,40931.3
Live and work in the same SLA12,60420.3
Live in the area and work in different SLA6,80511.0
Work in the area, but live outside42,53468.7

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

Residential location of local workers, 2011
Residential location of local workers, 2011 68.7% 11.0% 20.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Detailed breakdown by SLA
Residential location of local workers by SLA
City of Boroondara - Total area2011
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell S.6,0849.8
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell N.5,2598.5
Boroondara (C) - Hawthorn4,4057.1
Boroondara (C) - Kew3,6615.9
Manningham (C) - West2,8714.6
Whitehorse (C) - Box Hill2,7224.4
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading W.1,6692.7
Monash (C) - Waverley West1,4332.3
Stonnington (C) - Malvern1,3632.2
Banyule (C) - Heidelberg1,3162.1
Glen Eira (C) - Caulfield1,2932.1
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading E.1,2092.0
Stonnington (C) - Prahran1,0281.7
Maroondah (C) - Croydon1,0081.6
Maroondah (C) - Ringwood9401.5
Darebin (C) - Northcote9371.5
Port Phillip (C) - St Kilda9191.5
Yarra (C) - North9141.5
Knox (C) - North-East8931.4
Yarra (C) - Richmond8881.4
Kingston (C) - North8301.3
Yarra Ranges (S) - Lilydale8271.3
Banyule (C) - North8221.3
Darebin (C) - Preston7991.3
Monash (C) - Waverley East7751.3
Knox (C) - North-West7601.2
Melbourne (C) - Remainder6911.1
Monash (C) - South-West6491.0
Glen Eira (C) - South6341.0
Moreland (C) - Brunswick5450.9
Casey (C) - Berwick5340.9
Knox (C) - South5200.8
Moonee Valley (C) - Essendon5160.8
Bayside (C) - South5040.8
Maribyrnong (C)4980.8
Port Phillip (C) - West4890.8
Nillumbik (S) - South4850.8
Whittlesea (C) - North4790.8
Casey (C) - Cranbourne4150.7
Moreland (C) - Coburg4000.6
Gr. Dandenong (C) Bal3890.6
Yarra Ranges (S) - Dandenongs3690.6
Bayside (C) - Brighton3640.6
Whittlesea (C) - South-East3600.6
Manningham (C) - East3500.6
Nillumbik (S) - South-West3250.5
Wyndham (C) - North3060.5
Casey (C) - Hallam2950.5
Kingston (C) - South2930.5
Gr. Dandenong (C) - Dandenong2860.5
Frankston (C) - West2710.4
Whittlesea (C) - South-West2610.4
Melbourne (C) - S'bank-D'lands2500.4
Brimbank (C) - Keilor2490.4
Brimbank (C) - Sunshine2440.4
Hobsons Bay (C) - Williamstown2320.4
Moreland (C) - North2220.4
Hume (C) - Craigieburn2210.4
Hobsons Bay (C) - Altona2100.3
Frankston (C) - East2000.3
Melton (S) - East1880.3
Cardinia (S) - Pakenham1800.3
Wyndham (C) - South1790.3
Moonee Valley (C) - West1750.3
Mornington P'sula (S) - West1740.3
Melbourne (C) - Inner1470.2
Hume (C) - Broadmeadows1300.2
Cardinia (S) - North1090.2
Yarra Ranges (S) - Seville1060.2
Nillumbik (S) Bal1000.2
Hume (C) - Sunbury940.2
Mornington P'sula (S) - South920.1
Mornington P'sula (S) - East870.1
Melton (S) Bal860.1
Wyndham (C) - West820.1
Casey (C) - South820.1
Greater Geelong (C) - South Barwon - Inner590.1
Macedon Ranges (S) Bal450.1
No Usual Address (Vic.)320.1
Yarra Ranges (S) - Central310.1
Greater Geelong (C) - Corio - Inner260.0
Surf Coast (S) - East250.0
Yarra Ranges (S) - North230.0
Mitchell (S) - South160.0
Moorabool (S) - Bacchus Marsh140.0
Macedon Ranges (S) - Romsey130.0
Ballarat (C) - Central130.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Pt B130.0
Surf Coast (S) - West120.0
Bass Coast (S) - Phillip Is.110.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in 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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