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Shire of Murray

Residents' place of work

2,788, or 47.7% of Shire of Murray’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.

Where do Shire of Murray'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 Shire of Murray'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 Shire of Murray.

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
Shire of Murray2011
Number%
Live and work in the area2,20037.7
Live in the area, but work outside 2,78847.7
Work location unknown85314.6

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

Employment location of resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 47.7% 37.7%
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
Shire of Murray - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Murray (S)2,20037.7
Mandurah (C)1,07318.4
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)3115.3
POW No Fixed Address (WA)3035.2
Rockingham (C)2133.6
Waroona (S)2013.4
POW not stated1622.8
Boddington (S)1422.4
Kwinana (T)1041.8
Cockburn (C)891.5
Perth (C) - Inner731.2
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Perth)701.2
Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S)681.2
Canning (C)661.1
Perth (C) - Remainder510.9
East Pilbara (S)480.8
Ashburton (S)450.8
Belmont (C)420.7
Roebourne (S)370.6
Melville (C)330.6
Swan (C)320.5
Stirling (C) - Central290.5
Leonora (S)290.5
Armadale (C)270.5
Collie (S)240.4
Gosnells (C)230.4
Port Hedland (T)220.4
Harvey (S) - Pt B190.3
Vincent (T)180.3
Bayswater (C)160.3
Fremantle (C) - Remainder160.3
Derby-West Kimberley (S)140.2
Nedlands (C)120.2
Migratory - Offshore - Shipping (WA)110.2
Laverton (S)110.2
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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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