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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Workers' place of residence

In 2011, of the 104,089 people who worked in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, 96,921 or 93.1% also lived in the area.

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

Overview
Residential location of local workers
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area96,92193.1
Live and work in the same SLA50,95849.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA45,96344.2
Work in the area, but live outside7,1686.9

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

Residential location of local workers, 2011
Residential location of local workers, 2011 6.9% 44.2% 49.0%
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
Residential location of local workers by SLA
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Total area2011
SLANumber%
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba South-East20,5809.9
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba West16,4187.9
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-West12,5606.0
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba Central9,9804.8
Toowoomba (R) - Highfields8,8744.3
Western Downs (R) - Dalby8,1623.9
Southern Downs (R) - Warwick8,1543.9
Southern Downs (R) - Stanthorpe7,8683.8
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-East7,6303.7
Toowoomba (R) - Westbrook6,9043.3
Western Downs (R) - Chinchilla6,0922.9
Maranoa (R) - Roma5,9602.9
Toowoomba (R) - Jondaryan5,4542.6
Western Downs (R) - Wambo4,4162.1
Toowoomba (R) - Gowrie4,2782.1
Toowoomba (R) - Cambooya3,9761.9
Toowoomba (R) - Pittsworth3,9321.9
Murweh (S)3,9261.9
Balonne (S)3,7681.8
Lockyer Valley (R) - Gatton3,7521.8
Goondiwindi (R) - Goondiwindi3,6181.7
Southern Downs (R) - Killarney3,4961.7
Western Downs (R) - Murilla-Wandoan3,3361.6
Southern Downs (R) - West2,8941.4
Toowoomba (R) - Crow's Nest2,7701.3
Goondiwindi (R) - Waggamba2,7681.3
Toowoomba (R) - Rosalie2,6961.3
Western Downs (R) - Tara2,4181.2
Toowoomba (R) - Millmerran2,2641.1
Maranoa (R) - Bungil2,2441.1
Toowoomba (R) - Clifton1,9560.9
Goondiwindi (R) - Inglewood1,8820.9
Southern Downs (R) - Allora1,8620.9
Toowoomba (R) - Greenmount1,7180.8
Paroo (S)1,4260.7
Maranoa (R) - Booringa1,3800.7
Maranoa (R) - Warroo8840.4
Quilpie (S)8620.4
Maranoa (R) - Bendemere7480.4
Tenterfield (A)5880.3
Lockyer Valley (R) - Laidley5180.2
Bulloo (S)3500.2
South Burnett (R) - Nanango2240.1
Moree Plains (A)1800.1
Ipswich (C) - Central1200.1
No Usual Address (Qld)1060.1
Somerset (R) - Esk900.0
Cairns (R) - Trinity820.0
Central Highlands (R) - Bauhinia800.0
Inverell (A) - Pt A640.0
South Burnett (R) - Kingaroy480.0
Ipswich (C) - East440.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Buderim440.0
Cairns (R) - Barron380.0
Banana (S)380.0
Gwydir (A)340.0
Sunshine Coast (R) - Maroochy Hinterland260.0
Cairns (R) - Western Suburbs260.0
Cairns (R) - Northern Suburbs240.0
Bundaberg (R) - Bundaberg240.0
Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt A220.0
Blackall Tambo (R) - Tambo220.0
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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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