Residents' place of work
528, or 8.8% of Parkes Shire’s working residents travel outside of the area to work.
Where do Parkes Shire'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 Parkes Shire'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 Parkes Shire.
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 resident workers|
|Live and work in the area||4,782||79.3||0|
|Live in the area, but work outside||528||8.8||13|
|Work location unknown||721||12.0||14|
|Total employed residents||6,031||100.0|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
|Employment location of resident workers by SLA|
|Parkes Shire - Total area (All SLAs)||2011|
|POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)||417||6.9||198989899|
|POW No Fixed Address (NSW)||160||2.7||199999499|
|POW not stated||125||2.1||888888888|
|Dubbo (C) - Pt A||48||0.8||135012601|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
(Usual residence data)