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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 3,984 (3.4%) of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region'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 RDA Darling Downs and South West Region'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 RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

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 resident workers
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area96,92183.8
Live and work in the same SLA50,95844.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA45,96339.7
Live in the area, but work outside 3,9843.4
Work location unknown14,77912.8

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 resident workers, 2011
Employment location of resident workers, 2011 12.8% 3.4% 39.7% 44.0%
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 resident workers by SLA
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba Central32,60614.1
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)16,3887.1
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba West14,5426.3
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-West14,0226.1
Southern Downs (R) - Warwick11,9885.2
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba South-East10,3924.5
Western Downs (R) - Dalby9,6104.2
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-East9,2424.0
Toowoomba (R) - Jondaryan8,0603.5
Southern Downs (R) - Stanthorpe7,8243.4
POW No Fixed Address (Qld)7,5583.3
Maranoa (R) - Roma6,7802.9
Western Downs (R) - Chinchilla6,1342.7
POW not stated4,8722.1
Toowoomba (R) - Westbrook4,6442.0
Goondiwindi (R) - Goondiwindi4,0361.7
Murweh (S)3,9541.7
Balonne (S)3,8601.7
Toowoomba (R) - Highfields3,7361.6
Toowoomba (R) - Pittsworth3,5441.5
Western Downs (R) - Murilla-Wandoan3,4501.5
Western Downs (R) - Wambo3,4001.5
Toowoomba (R) - Millmerran2,5121.1
Toowoomba (R) - Rosalie2,4641.1
Goondiwindi (R) - Waggamba2,3421.0
Western Downs (R) - Tara2,2281.0
Southern Downs (R) - Killarney1,9720.9
Toowoomba (R) - Crow's Nest1,9540.8
Goondiwindi (R) - Inglewood1,8580.8
Maranoa (R) - Bungil1,8580.8
Toowoomba (R) - Clifton1,7180.7
Lockyer Valley (R) - Gatton1,4580.6
Paroo (S)1,4240.6
Southern Downs (R) - Allora1,3420.6
Maranoa (R) - Booringa1,3240.6
Southern Downs (R) - West9760.4
Quilpie (S)8360.4
Toowoomba (R) - Cambooya8340.4
Toowoomba (R) - Greenmount8240.4
Maranoa (R) - Warroo7220.3
Maranoa (R) - Bendemere6140.3
Toowoomba (R) - Gowrie5280.2
Bulloo (S)3500.2
Moree Plains (A)2820.1
South Burnett (R) - Nanango1740.1
Tenterfield (A)1120.0
Ipswich (C) - Central900.0
Brisbane (C) - City - Inner700.0
Banana (S)520.0
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Brisbane)480.0
South Burnett (R) - Kingaroy480.0
Lockyer Valley (R) - Laidley440.0
Gwydir (A)400.0
Somerset (R) - Esk240.0
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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.

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