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Central Coast Council area

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 30,339 (23.2%) of the Central Coast Council area’s working residents travelled 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 area2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area83,30663.6
Live and work in the same SLA49,58737.9
Live in the area and work in different SLA33,71925.7
Live in the area, but work outside 30,33923.2
Work location unknown17,36413.3

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 13.3% 23.2% 25.7% 37.9%
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
Central Coast Council area - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Gosford (C) - West63,67824.3
Wyong (A) - South and West46,07817.6
Gosford (C) - East31,83412.1
Wyong (A) - North-East25,0229.5
POW No Fixed Address (NSW)13,5265.2
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)11,1684.3
Sydney (C) - Inner6,7562.6
POW not stated6,2402.4
Hornsby (A) - South4,6581.8
Ryde (C)3,4521.3
Willoughby (C)3,3861.3
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney)3,3181.3
North Sydney (A)2,8921.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - West2,7481.0
Ku-ring-gai (A)2,5101.0
Hornsby (A) - North2,5061.0
Newcastle (C) - Inner City2,2360.9
Lake Macquarie (C) - North1,6480.6
Parramatta (C) - Inner1,5500.6
Sydney (C) - West1,5440.6
Warringah (A)1,5080.6
Auburn (C)1,4540.6
Sydney (C) - East1,3100.5
Lake Macquarie (C) - East1,2260.5
Newcastle (C) - Throsby1,2200.5
Sydney (C) - South1,0560.4
Newcastle (C) - Outer West1,0380.4
Botany Bay (C)8280.3
The Hills Shire (A) - Central7860.3
Blacktown (C) - South-East7520.3
Lane Cove (A)7120.3
Maitland (C)7080.3
Canada Bay (A) - Concord5560.2
Cessnock (C)5460.2
Strathfield (A)5120.2
Port Stephens (A)5000.2
Pittwater (A)4960.2
Holroyd (C)4380.2
Randwick (C)4260.2
Leichhardt (A)3440.1
Marrickville (A)3300.1
Burwood (A)3240.1
Blacktown (C) - South-West3140.1
The Hills Shire (A) - South2880.1
Fairfield (C) - West2800.1
Blacktown (C) - North2540.1
Singleton (A)2480.1
Bankstown (C) - North-East2300.1
Liverpool (C) - East2220.1
Bankstown (C) - North-West2120.1
Parramatta (C) - North-East2000.1
Penrith (C) - East1980.1
Rockdale (C)1840.1
Woollahra (A)1800.1
Waverley (A)1720.1
Manly (A)1720.1
Mosman (A)1680.1
Canterbury (C)1680.1
Hawkesbury (C)1680.1
Bankstown (C) - South1520.1
Wingecarribee (A)1520.1
Parramatta (C) - South1260.0
Snowy River (A)1160.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)1160.0
Muswellbrook (A)1080.0
Fairfield (C) - East1080.0
Penrith (C) - West940.0
The Hills Shire (A) - North940.0
Ashfield (A)920.0
Campbelltown (C) - North880.0
Hurstville (C)780.0
POW No Fixed Address (Qld)760.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - East680.0
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne540.0
Hunters Hill (A)400.0
Kogarah (C)240.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - West220.0
Parramatta (C) - North-West220.0
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)220.0
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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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