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City of Darwin

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 4,994 (12.9%) of City of Darwin’s working residents travelled 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

Overview
Employment location of resident workers
City of Darwin2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area28,18772.7
Live and work in the same SLA4,22710.9
Live in the area and work in different SLA23,96061.8
Live in the area, but work outside 4,99412.9
Work location unknown5,59214.4

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 14.4% 12.9% 61.8% 10.9%
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
City of Darwin - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Darwin (C) - City - Inner8,00320.6
Darwin (C) - City - Remainder2,6416.8
Darwin (C) - Winnellie2,4206.2
Darwin (C) - Tiwi2,4026.2
Darwin (C) - Nakara2,0205.2
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Darwin)1,8354.7
POW State/Territory undefined (NT)1,6824.3
Litchfield (M) - Pt A1,2023.1
POW No Fixed Address (NT)9412.4
POW not stated8752.3
Darwin (C) - Larrakeyah8522.2
Unincorporated NT - East Arm8062.1
Darwin (C) - Stuart Park7321.9
Darwin (C) - Marrara7241.9
Darwin (C) - Brinkin7211.9
Darwin (C) - Bayview-Woolner6771.7
Darwin (C) - Parap6701.7
Darwin (C) - The Gardens6621.7
Palmerston (C) Bal6001.5
Darwin (C) - Nightcliff5831.5
Darwin (C) - Coconut Grove5001.3
Darwin (C) - Wanguri4301.1
Darwin (C) - Fannie Bay4261.1
Darwin (C) - Rapid Creek3310.9
Palmerston (C) - Gunn-Palmerston City3180.8
Darwin (C) - Leanyer3180.8
Darwin (C) - Karama2690.7
Darwin (C) - Millner2680.7
Litchfield (M) - Pt B1970.5
Darwin (C) - Malak1950.5
Darwin (C) - Ludmilla1340.3
Darwin (C) - Moil1220.3
Unincorporated NT - Darwin Waterfront1130.3
Darwin (C) - Jingili1030.3
Darwin (C) - Wagaman730.2
Darwin (C) - Alawa660.2
Darwin (C) - Wulagi590.2
Darwin (C) - Anula550.1
Darwin (C) - Lee Point-Leanyer Swamp440.1
Roper Gulf (S)170.0
Darwin (C) - Narrows130.0
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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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