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City of Playford

Workers' place of residence

In 2011, of the 21,649 people who worked in the City of Playford, 8,755 or 40.4% also lived 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.

Residential location of workers
City of Playford2011
Live and work in the area8,75540.4
Live and work in the same SLA3,78417.5
Live in the area and work in different SLA4,97123.0
Work in the area, but live outside12,89459.6

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

Residential location of workers, 2011
Residential location of workers, 2011 59.6% 23.0% 17.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Detailed breakdown by SLA
Residential location of workers by SLA
City of Playford - Total area2011
Playford (C) - East Central2,92913.5
Playford (C) - Elizabeth1,9469.0
Playford (C) - West1,8178.4
Playford (C) - West Central1,5517.2
Gawler (T)1,2795.9
Salisbury (C) - Inner North1,0184.7
Salisbury (C) - Central9724.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North9254.3
Salisbury (C) - North-East8403.9
Salisbury (C) Bal7193.3
Salisbury (C) - South-East6843.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central5602.6
Light (RegC)5602.6
Mallala (DC)5302.4
Playford (C) - Hills4932.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South3821.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East3601.7
Barossa (DC) - Barossa2821.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills2691.2
Prospect (C)2431.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2311.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner2201.0
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East2000.9
Campbelltown (C) - East1820.8
Adelaide Hills (DC) - North1680.8
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal1350.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park1230.6
Campbelltown (C) - West1070.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1020.5
West Torrens (C) - East890.4
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East860.4
West Torrens (C) - West810.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West790.4
Burnside (C) - North-East780.4
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East760.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port610.3
Adelaide (C)590.3
Burnside (C) - South-West490.2
Barossa (DC) - Angaston450.2
Wakefield (DC)420.2
Unley (C) - East410.2
Walkerville (M)410.2
Marion (C) - Central390.2
Unley (C) - West330.2
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda320.1
Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)320.1
Marion (C) - North310.1
Holdfast Bay (C) - North280.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges270.1
Mitcham (C) - Hills250.1
Mitcham (C) - North-East200.1
Mitcham (C) - West170.1
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast170.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft150.1
Mount Barker (DC) - Central150.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal140.1
Holdfast Bay (C) - South130.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir120.1
Mid Murray (DC)120.1
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in 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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