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Central Coast Council area

Residents' place of work

37,251, or 26.7% of the Central Coast Council area’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.

Where do the Central Coast Council area'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 Central Coast Council area'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 Central Coast Council area.

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
Central Coast Council area2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area93,47067.0
Live in the area, but work outside37,25126.7
No fixed place of work8,8236.3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 6.3% 26.7% 67.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Detailed breakdown by LGA
Employment location of resident workers by LGA
Central Coast Council area2016
LGANumber%
Central Coast (C) (NSW)93,47067.0
No Fixed Address (NSW)8,7046.2
Sydney (C)6,7064.8
Lake Macquarie (C)3,2022.3
Hornsby (A)3,1512.3
Newcastle (C)2,4601.8
Ryde (C)2,0571.5
Willoughby (C)1,9201.4
Parramatta (C)1,8671.3
North Sydney (A)1,4901.1
Ku-ring-gai (A)1,3911.0
Northern Beaches (A)1,2760.9
The Hills Shire (A)1,0280.7
Blacktown (C)9970.7
Cumberland (A)7290.5
Canterbury-Bankstown (A)6360.5
Randwick (C)5230.4
Inner West (A)4910.4
Wollongong (C)4530.3
Botany Bay (C)4400.3
Maitland (C)3910.3
Canada Bay (A)3800.3
Sutherland Shire (A)3780.3
Cessnock (C)3590.3
Liverpool (C)3590.3
Lane Cove (A)3420.2
Port Stephens (A)3150.2
Penrith (C)2900.2
Strathfield (A)2870.2
Fairfield (C)2720.2
Burwood (A)1710.1
Rockdale (C)1530.1
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)1440.1
Singleton (A)1300.1
Woollahra (A)1220.1
Waverley (A)1220.1
Hawkesbury (C)1050.1
Georges River (A)1020.1
Muswellbrook (A)910.1
Tweed (A)890.1
Campbelltown (C) (NSW)880.1
Mosman (A)800.1
Snowy Monaro Regional (A)800.1
Brisbane (C)780.1
Camden (A)780.1
Hilltops (A)760.1
Unincorporated ACT710.1
Shoalhaven (C)620.0
Wingecarribee (A)580.0
Ashburton (S)540.0
Mid-Coast (A)480.0
Hunters Hill (A)470.0
No Fixed Address (Qld)430.0
Yass Valley (A)420.0
Dubbo Regional (A)380.0
Gold Coast (C)370.0
Shellharbour (C)340.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)300.0
Wagga Wagga (C)290.0
Litchfield (M)290.0
Narromine (A)270.0
Blue Mountains (C)260.0
Melbourne (C)260.0
Townsville (C)230.0
Tamworth Regional (A)230.0
Perth (C)230.0
No Fixed Address (Vic.)210.0
Bathurst Regional (A)210.0
Mid-Western Regional (A)180.0
Wollondilly (A)180.0
No Fixed Address (ACT)150.0
Coffs Harbour (C)140.0
Monash (C)130.0
No Fixed Address (WA)130.0
Unincorporated NT120.0
East Pilbara (S)120.0
Knox (C)110.0
Armidale Regional (A)110.0
Nambucca (A)110.0
Dungog (A)100.0
Yarra (C)100.0
Unincorporated Vic100.0
Boroondara (C)100.0
Charles Sturt (C)100.0
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA)100.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.

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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