City of Darwin
Residents' place of work
8,528, or 20.3% of City of Darwin’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.
Where do City of Darwin'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 City of Darwin'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 City of Darwin.
Derived from the Census:
'For the main job held last week, what was the person's workplace address?'
Employed persons aged 15 or more
Please note: The ABS have discovered a minor error in the coding of Journey to Work in the 2016 Census. A revision to this dataset is expected to be released in early December and will be updated on this page soon afterwards. In the meantime, please use with caution and expect that the exact numbers may change slightly following the re-release. It is not expected to greatly change the magnitude of the numbers.
|Employment location of resident workers|
|City of Darwin||2016|
|Live and work in the area||32,320||77.0||0|
|Live in the area, but work outside||8,528||20.3||3|
|No fixed place of work||1,143||2.7||4|
|Total employed residents in the area||41,991||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
|Employment location of resident workers by LGA|
|City of Darwin||2016|
|No Fixed Address (NT)||1,082||2.6||1|
|Alice Springs (T)||103||0.2||1|
|West Arnhem (R)||74||0.2||1|
|East Arnhem (R)||50||0.1||1|
|Roper Gulf (R)||44||0.1||1|
|Central Desert (R)||39||0.1||1|
|Port Stephens (A)||28||0.1||1|
|West Daly (R)||28||0.1||1|
|Tiwi Islands (R)||26||0.1||1|
|Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (NT)||17||0.0||1|
|Victoria Daly (R)||15||0.0||1|
|West Torrens (C)||15||0.0||1|
|Wagga Wagga (C)||13||0.0||1|
|No Fixed Address (NSW)||13||0.0||1|
|Mornington Peninsula (S)||12||0.0||1|
|Port Adelaide Enfield (C)||11||0.0||1|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Excludes employment locations with fewer than 10 people.(Usual residence data)