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Macarthur Region

Residents' place of work

In 2016, 66,761 (50.3%) of the Macarthur Region’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the Macarthur Region'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 Macarthur Region'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 Macarthur Region.

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
Macarthur Region2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area59,35644.7
Live and work in the same LGA41,17831.0
Live in the area and work in different LGA18,17813.7
Live in the area, but work outside66,76150.3
No fixed place of work6,5995.0

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2016
Employment location of resident workers, 2016 5.0% 50.3% 13.7% 31.0%
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
Macarthur Region2016
LGANumber%
Campbelltown (C) (NSW)32,84124.7
Camden (A)18,54414.0
Sydney (C)11,1188.4
Liverpool (C)11,0458.3
Wollondilly (A)7,9716.0
No Fixed Address (NSW)6,5614.9
Canterbury-Bankstown (A)5,7404.3
Fairfield (C)4,3563.3
Parramatta (C)4,2823.2
Blacktown (C)3,8992.9
Cumberland (A)3,5922.7
Penrith (C)3,0382.3
Botany Bay (C)1,7811.3
Sutherland Shire (A)1,5151.1
Wollongong (C)1,3991.1
Ryde (C)1,3881.0
Wingecarribee (A)1,3431.0
Inner West (A)1,2751.0
The Hills Shire (A)1,2440.9
Georges River (A)1,2030.9
Randwick (C)1,0440.8
North Sydney (A)9690.7
Strathfield (A)9380.7
Rockdale (C)8390.6
Canada Bay (A)6230.5
Willoughby (C)5040.4
Burwood (A)4510.3
Hornsby (A)3590.3
Northern Beaches (A)2440.2
Waverley (A)2340.2
Hawkesbury (C)2340.2
Lane Cove (A)1820.1
Woollahra (A)1790.1
Central Coast (C) (NSW)1200.1
Goulburn Mulwaree (A)1120.1
Ku-ring-gai (A)1120.1
Shellharbour (C)1010.1
Blue Mountains (C)920.1
Tweed (A)790.1
Lake Macquarie (C)680.1
Unincorporated ACT670.1
Shoalhaven (C)660.0
Newcastle (C)600.0
Mosman (A)490.0
Hilltops (A)480.0
Upper Lachlan Shire (A)460.0
Brisbane (C)420.0
Melbourne (C)350.0
Dubbo Regional (A)330.0
Muswellbrook (A)290.0
Yass Valley (A)270.0
Ashburton (S)260.0
Wagga Wagga (C)250.0
Gold Coast (C)240.0
Singleton (A)220.0
Hunters Hill (A)210.0
Narromine (A)180.0
Kiama (A)180.0
Snowy Monaro Regional (A)180.0
No Fixed Address (Qld)160.0
Port Macquarie-Hastings (A)150.0
Port Stephens (A)140.0
Greater Dandenong (C)140.0
Mid-Coast (A)130.0
Kyogle (A)130.0
Sunshine Coast (R)110.0
Orange (C)110.0
Perth (C)100.0
Lithgow (C)100.0
Eurobodalla (A)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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