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City of Playford

Workers' place of residence

Of the 24,255 people who work in the City of Playford, 9,354 or 38.6% also live in the area.

Where does the City of Playford's workforce come from? Journey to Work data sheds light on how many workers live locally, how many commute from other areas and which areas they commute from.  Some areas attract a large external workforce because they have major employment centres or because local residents have a different set of skills or aspirations than the local jobs require. Understanding where workers reside assists in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision. It also helps to clarify economic and employment drivers across areas and assists in understanding the degree to which the City of Playford provides local employment.

Derived from the Census:

'For the main job held last week, what was the person's workplace address?'

Persons who are employed within the area boundaries.

Please note: The ABS have discovered a minor error in the coding of Journey to Work in the 2016 Census. A revision to this dataset is expected to be released in early December and will be updated on this page soon afterwards. In the meantime, please use with caution and expect that the exact numbers may change slightly following the re-release. It is not expected to greatly change the magnitude of the numbers.

Overview
Residential location of local workers
City of Playford2016
LocationNumber%
Live and work in the area9,35438.6
Work in the area, but live outside14,90161.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Residential location of local workers, 2016
Residential location of local workers, 2016 61.4% 38.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Detailed breakdown by LGA
Residential location of local workers by LGA
City of Playford2016
LGANumber%
Playford (C)9,35438.6
Salisbury (C)4,64719.2
Tea Tree Gully (C)2,2859.4
Port Adelaide Enfield (C)1,3925.7
Gawler (T)1,3875.7
Charles Sturt (C)6992.9
Light (RegC)6292.6
Mallala (DC)5892.4
Barossa (DC)4201.7
Campbelltown (C) (SA)3201.3
Prospect (C)2711.1
Mount Gambier (C)2691.1
Adelaide Hills (DC)2140.9
Norwood Payneham St Peters (C)2120.9
West Torrens (C)1900.8
Burnside (C)1880.8
Onkaparinga (C)1280.5
Marion (C)1220.5
Unley (C)1050.4
Adelaide (C)1020.4
Mitcham (C)930.4
Port Augusta (C)900.4
Grant (DC)760.3
Walkerville (M)700.3
Holdfast Bay (C)650.3
Mount Barker (DC)480.2
Wakefield (DC)450.2
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)300.1
Mid Murray (DC)270.1
No Fixed Address (SA)250.1
Wattle Range (DC)180.1
Alexandrina (DC)160.1
Goyder (DC)130.1
Brisbane (C)120.0
Murray Bridge (RC)100.0
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Excludes residential locations with fewer than 10 people.

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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