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City of Mitcham

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 21,206 (67.9%) of the City of Mitcham’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the City of Mitcham'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 Mitcham'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 Mitcham.

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 residents
City of Mitcham2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area7,40523.7
Live and work in the same SLA5,33017.1
Live in the area and work in different SLA2,0756.6
Live in the area, but work outside 21,20667.9
Work location unknown2,6018.3

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 residents, 2011
Employment location of residents, 2011 8.3% 67.9% 6.6% 17.1%
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 residents by SLA
City of Mitcham - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Adelaide (C)7,48724.0
Mitcham (C) - Hills3,21210.3
Mitcham (C) - West2,4197.8
Mitcham (C) - North-East1,7745.7
West Torrens (C) - East1,4944.8
Unley (C) - East1,3274.3
POW No Fixed Address (SA)1,0423.3
Marion (C) - Central9953.2
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West9162.9
Burnside (C) - South-West8422.7
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)8202.6
West Torrens (C) - West7982.6
Marion (C) - North7672.5
Unley (C) - West6822.2
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast4861.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park4061.3
Holdfast Bay (C) - North3771.2
POW not stated3741.2
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East3541.1
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East3261.0
Salisbury (C) Bal2991.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)2730.9
Holdfast Bay (C) - South2420.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner2220.7
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft1830.6
Burnside (C) - North-East1680.5
Mount Barker (DC) - Central1670.5
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East1600.5
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port1550.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1450.5
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East1320.4
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir1280.4
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett1250.4
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central1220.4
Prospect (C)1160.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast1160.4
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal1150.4
Campbelltown (C) - West920.3
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills850.3
Campbelltown (C) - East740.2
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal710.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South680.2
Playford (C) - Elizabeth620.2
Walkerville (M)600.2
Salisbury (C) - Central570.2
Murray Bridge (RC)570.2
Marion (C) - South490.2
Salisbury (C) - South-East480.2
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast420.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges410.1
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Far North340.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Hackham140.0
Mount Barker (DC) Bal140.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)110.0
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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.