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City of Melton

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 33,493 (65.8%) of the City of Melton’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the City of Melton'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 City of Melton'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 City of Melton.

Derived from the Census:

'For the main job held last week, what was the person's workplace address?'

Employed persons aged 15 or more

Employment location of residents
City of Melton2011
Live and work in the area9,39218.4
Live and work in the same SLA8,46016.6
Live in the area and work in different SLA9321.8
Live in the area, but work outside 33,49365.8
Work location unknown8,05015.8

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

Employment location of residents, 2011
Employment location of residents, 2011 15.8% 65.8% 1.8% 16.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Detailed breakdown by SLA
Employment location of residents by SLA
City of Melton - Total area (All SLAs)2011
Melton (S) Bal6,01711.8
Brimbank (C) - Sunshine3,8407.5
Melton (S) - East3,3756.6
Melbourne (C) - Inner3,1226.1
Melbourne (C) - Remainder3,0786.0
Brimbank (C) - Keilor2,8995.7
Wyndham (C) - North2,5465.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Vic.)2,2654.4
POW No Fixed Address (Vic.)2,2564.4
Maribyrnong (C)2,1484.2
POW not stated1,8413.6
Hume (C) - Craigieburn1,7143.4
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Melbourne)1,6393.2
Hobsons Bay (C) - Altona1,6373.2
Hume (C) - Broadmeadows1,4772.9
Melbourne (C) - S'bank-D'lands1,3272.6
Port Phillip (C) - West9771.9
Moonee Valley (C) - West8351.6
Moonee Valley (C) - Essendon7681.5
Moorabool (S) - Bacchus Marsh5601.1
Yarra (C) - North5291.0
Hobsons Bay (C) - Williamstown4680.9
Yarra (C) - Richmond3950.8
Whittlesea (C) - South-West3860.8
Hume (C) - Sunbury3820.8
Darebin (C) - Preston3720.7
Moreland (C) - Brunswick2900.6
Moreland (C) - Coburg2890.6
Macedon Ranges (S) Bal1820.4
Stonnington (C) - Prahran1750.3
Boroondara (C) - Hawthorn1710.3
Monash (C) - Waverley West1580.3
Banyule (C) - Heidelberg1540.3
Moreland (C) - North1510.3
Wyndham (C) - South1470.3
Port Phillip (C) - St Kilda1440.3
Kingston (C) - North1350.3
Whittlesea (C) - North1240.2
Monash (C) - South-West1100.2
Darebin (C) - Northcote1020.2
Whitehorse (C) - Box Hill790.2
Gr. Dandenong (C) Bal740.1
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading W.710.1
Greater Geelong (C) - Corio - Inner700.1
Greater Geelong (C) - Geelong650.1
Stonnington (C) - Malvern650.1
Gr. Dandenong (C) - Dandenong640.1
Glen Eira (C) - Caulfield570.1
Ballarat (C) - Central560.1
Whittlesea (C) - South-East490.1
Boroondara (C) - Kew480.1
Manningham (C) - West470.1
Knox (C) - South450.1
Wyndham (C) - West440.1
Monash (C) - Waverley East360.1
Greater Geelong (C) - Pt C350.1
Banyule (C) - North350.1
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell N.290.1
Ballarat (C) - Inner North260.1
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell S.260.1
Moorabool (S) - Ballan180.0
Bayside (C) - South170.0
Macedon Ranges (S) - Romsey160.0
Casey (C) - Hallam150.0
Knox (C) - North-East150.0
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading E.150.0
Ballarat (C) - South120.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in 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.