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Gosford City

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 24,272 (34.2%) of Gosford City’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do Gosford City'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 Gosford City'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 Gosford City.

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
Gosford City2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area38,10953.6
Live and work in the same SLA27,77739.1
Live in the area and work in different SLA10,33214.5
Live in the area, but work outside 24,27234.2
Work location unknown8,66912.2

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 12.2% 34.2% 14.5% 39.1%
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
Gosford City - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Gosford (C) - West24,85635.0
Gosford (C) - East13,25318.7
Wyong (A) - South and West5,2897.4
POW No Fixed Address (NSW)3,3614.7
Sydney (C) - Inner2,5753.6
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)2,5703.6
Hornsby (A) - South1,5962.2
POW not stated1,5652.2
Willoughby (C)1,2371.7
Ryde (C)1,1991.7
Wyong (A) - North-East1,0911.5
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney)1,0521.5
North Sydney (A)1,0451.5
Ku-ring-gai (A)8941.3
Hornsby (A) - North8371.2
Sydney (C) - West5690.8
Parramatta (C) - Inner5150.7
Warringah (A)4960.7
Sydney (C) - East4800.7
Auburn (C)4480.6
Sydney (C) - South3810.5
Newcastle (C) - Inner City3140.4
Botany Bay (C)2670.4
Lane Cove (A)2550.4
The Hills Shire (A) - Central2410.3
Blacktown (C) - South-East2200.3
Lake Macquarie (C) - North1870.3
Canada Bay (A) - Concord1850.3
Lake Macquarie (C) - West1840.3
Pittwater (A)1750.2
Strathfield (A)1730.2
Newcastle (C) - Throsby1550.2
Newcastle (C) - Outer West1500.2
Randwick (C)1430.2
Maitland (C)1200.2
Leichhardt (A)1190.2
Burwood (A)1160.2
Marrickville (A)1110.2
Holroyd (C)1080.2
The Hills Shire (A) - South1040.1
Cessnock (C)860.1
Fairfield (C) - West790.1
Woollahra (A)750.1
Blacktown (C) - South-West710.1
Waverley (A)690.1
Parramatta (C) - North-East680.1
Port Stephens (A)660.1
Mosman (A)650.1
Bankstown (C) - North-East640.1
Blacktown (C) - North640.1
Lake Macquarie (C) - East630.1
Bankstown (C) - South620.1
Wingecarribee (A)610.1
Manly (A)600.1
Rockdale (C)590.1
Bankstown (C) - North-West580.1
Liverpool (C) - East560.1
Canterbury (C)490.1
The Hills Shire (A) - North470.1
Ashfield (A)460.1
Hawkesbury (C)450.1
Singleton (A)420.1
Penrith (C) - East410.1
Snowy River (A)390.1
Parramatta (C) - South360.1
Penrith (C) - West350.0
Campbelltown (C) - North280.0
Hurstville (C)280.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)270.0
POW No Fixed Address (Qld)240.0
Fairfield (C) - East210.0
Hunters Hill (A)200.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - East170.0
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne140.0
Kogarah (C)120.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - West110.0
Parramatta (C) - North-West110.0
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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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