Penrith City

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 44,611 (51.1%) of Penrith City’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do Penrith City'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 Penrith City'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 Penrith City.

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
Penrith City2011
Number%
Live and work in the area30,79935.3
Live and work in the same SLA21,43824.6
Live in the area and work in different SLA9,36110.7
Live in the area, but work outside 44,61151.1
Work location unknown11,81713.5
Total employed residents87,227100.0

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 51.1% 10.7% 24.6%
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 locations of residents by SLA, 2011
Penrith City - Total area (All SLAs)
Employment location of residents by SLA
Penrith City - Total area (All SLAs)2011
Number%
Penrith (C) - West17,76920.4
Penrith (C) - East13,03014.9
Blacktown (C) - South-West5,2656.0
Parramatta (C) - Inner5,1185.9
Blacktown (C) - South-East4,9895.7
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)3,7264.3
POW No Fixed Address (NSW)3,6584.2
Sydney (C) - Inner3,1623.6
POW not stated2,3442.7
Auburn (C)2,2742.6
Holroyd (C)2,1992.5
Hawkesbury (C)2,1772.5
Fairfield (C) - West2,0552.4
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney)1,9672.3
The Hills Shire (A) - Central1,3691.6
Blacktown (C) - North1,3091.5
Blue Mountains (C)1,0331.2
Liverpool (C) - East1,0171.2
Ryde (C)1,0021.1
Strathfield (A)7060.8
North Sydney (A)6070.7
Sydney (C) - West5880.7
Fairfield (C) - East5620.6
Liverpool (C) - West5600.6
Canada Bay (A) - Concord5270.6
Sydney (C) - South5090.6
Sydney (C) - East4090.5
Bankstown (C) - North-East3970.5
Bankstown (C) - North-West3890.4
Campbelltown (C) - North3830.4
Botany Bay (C)3500.4
Willoughby (C)3500.4
The Hills Shire (A) - North3310.4
Parramatta (C) - North-West3160.4
Burwood (A)2890.3
Camden (A)2730.3
Parramatta (C) - South2720.3
Bankstown (C) - South2310.3
Hornsby (A) - South2170.2
The Hills Shire (A) - South2010.2
Parramatta (C) - North-East2010.2
Campbelltown (C) - South1920.2
Wollondilly (A)1850.2
Marrickville (A)1850.2
Leichhardt (A)1810.2
Canterbury (C)1700.2
Randwick (C)1500.2
Lane Cove (A)1450.2
Ashfield (A)1420.2
Warringah (A)1400.2
Hornsby (A) - North1230.1
Rockdale (C)1120.1
Ku-ring-gai (A)1110.1
Hurstville (C)990.1
Waverley (A)720.1
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne670.1
Sutherland Shire (A) - East650.1
Woollahra (A)630.1
Pittwater (A)420.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - West410.0
Kogarah (C)390.0
Gosford (C) - West350.0
Mosman (A)280.0
Hunters Hill (A)220.0
Manly (A)190.0
Wollongong (C) - Inner150.0
Wollongong (C) Bal140.0
Lithgow (C)140.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)130.0
Dubbo (C) - Pt B110.0
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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.