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City of Playford

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 17,377 (56.8%) of the City of Playford’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the City of Playford'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 Playford'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 Playford.

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 Playford2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area8,75528.6
Live and work in the same SLA3,78412.4
Live in the area and work in different SLA4,97116.3
Live in the area, but work outside 17,37756.8
Work location unknown4,44814.5

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 14.5% 56.8% 16.3% 12.4%
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 Playford - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Playford (C) - Elizabeth4,75515.5
Salisbury (C) Bal2,7489.0
Adelaide (C)2,1787.1
POW not stated1,7615.8
Playford (C) - West Central1,5665.1
Salisbury (C) - Central1,4954.9
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park1,4824.8
POW No Fixed Address (SA)1,3734.5
Playford (C) - West1,3134.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner1,0983.6
Playford (C) - East Central9012.9
Gawler (T)8502.8
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)6752.2
West Torrens (C) - East6132.0
Salisbury (C) - South-East5611.8
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South5551.8
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)5471.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port4851.6
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East4701.5
Salisbury (C) - North-East4001.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East3961.3
West Torrens (C) - West3041.0
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East2760.9
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West2690.9
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2410.8
Salisbury (C) - Inner North2340.8
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North2100.7
Prospect (C)2050.7
Playford (C) - Hills2010.7
Light (RegC)1950.6
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1870.6
Burnside (C) - South-West1470.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central1390.5
Unley (C) - East1300.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East1270.4
Mallala (DC)1020.3
Campbelltown (C) - East990.3
Campbelltown (C) - West910.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills720.2
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal670.2
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Far North590.2
Barossa (DC) - Angaston570.2
Unley (C) - West550.2
Barossa (DC) - Barossa400.1
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda310.1
Mitcham (C) - West310.1
Marion (C) - North280.1
Walkerville (M)220.1
Mitcham (C) - North-East120.0
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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.