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Broken Hill City

Workers' place of residence

Of the 6,309 people who work in Broken Hill City, 6,026 or 95.5% also live in the area.

Where does Broken Hill City'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 Broken Hill City 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.

Overview
Residential location of local workers
Broken Hill City2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area6,02695.5
Work in the area, but live outside2834.5
Total workers in the area6,309100.0

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

Residential location of local workers, 2011
Residential location of local workers, 2011 4.5% 95.5%
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
Residential location of local workers by SLA
Broken Hill City - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Broken Hill (C)6,02695.5
Unincorporated NSW - Unincorp. Far West611.0
Mildura (RC) - Pt A200.3
Central Darling (A)160.3
No Usual Address (NSW)110.2

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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