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RDA Northern Territory

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 1,216 (1.2%) of the RDA Northern Territory’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the RDA Northern Territory'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 Northern Territory'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 Northern Territory.

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 Northern Territory2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area82,90484.8
Live and work in the same SLA27,43628.1
Live in the area and work in different SLA55,46856.7
Live in the area, but work outside 1,2161.2
Work location unknown13,68914.0

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 14.0% 1.2% 56.7% 28.1%
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 Northern Territory - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Darwin (C) - City - Inner31,88311.3
POW State/Territory undefined (NT)15,4745.5
Alice Springs (T) - Stuart14,0885.0
Darwin (C) - City - Remainder12,3884.4
Darwin (C) - Winnellie11,7094.2
Katherine (T)11,3884.0
Litchfield (M) - Pt A10,2903.6
Alice Springs (T) - Charles10,2543.6
Darwin (C) - Tiwi8,9823.2
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Darwin)8,9013.2
Litchfield (M) - Pt B8,5483.0
Darwin (C) - Nakara7,4972.7
POW not stated7,0462.5
Palmerston (C) Bal6,5762.3
POW No Fixed Address (NT)6,3502.3
East Arnhem (S)5,4911.9
MacDonnell (S)5,4371.9
Unincorporated NT - East Arm5,3881.9
Roper Gulf (S)4,6591.7
Palmerston (C) - Gunn-Palmerston City4,4491.6
Darwin (C) - Marrara3,3721.2
Victoria-Daly (S) Bal3,2551.2
Darwin (C) - Larrakeyah3,1891.1
Alice Springs (T) - Ross3,1591.1
West Arnhem (S) Bal3,0781.1
Darwin (C) - Stuart Park2,8831.0
Darwin (C) - Bayview-Woolner2,8651.0
Central Desert (S)2,6911.0
Darwin (C) - Brinkin2,5410.9
Darwin (C) - Parap2,5350.9
Alice Springs (T) - Larapinta2,4720.9
Darwin (C) - The Gardens2,3280.8
Alice Springs (T) - Heavitree2,1630.8
Barkly (S) - Tennant Creek2,0640.7
Darwin (C) - Nightcliff2,0550.7
Unincorporated NT - Nhulunbuy1,8860.7
Darwin (C) - Coconut Grove1,8210.6
Darwin (C) - Wanguri1,5780.6
Darwin (C) - Fannie Bay1,4490.5
Tiwi Islands (S)1,3840.5
Barkly (S) Bal1,3630.5
Palmerston (C) - Woodroffe1,2720.5
Darwin (C) - Rapid Creek1,0500.4
Darwin (C) - Leanyer9870.3
West Arnhem (S) - Jabiru9810.3
Coomalie (S)9810.3
Unincorporated NT - Yulara9480.3
Darwin (C) - Karama8670.3
Darwin (C) - Millner8640.3
Palmerston (C) - Driver8280.3
Victoria-Daly (S) - Wadeye and OS7880.3
Palmerston (C) - Durack6450.2
Darwin (C) - Malak6240.2
Palmerston (C) - Gray6120.2
Unincorporated NT - Alyangula6020.2
Unincorporated NT - Finniss-Mary5910.2
Palmerston (C) - Moulden5400.2
Darwin (C) - Ludmilla4920.2
Darwin (C) - Moil4140.1
Palmerston (C) - Bakewell3750.1
Unincorporated NT - Darwin Waterfront3720.1
Darwin (C) - Jingili3090.1
Darwin (C) - Wagaman2190.1
Darwin (C) - Alawa1980.1
Darwin (C) - Wulagi1770.1
Darwin (C) - Anula1650.1
Darwin (C) - Lee Point-Leanyer Swamp1320.0
Wagait (S)1230.0
Belyuen (S)1140.0
Roebourne (S)630.0
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)570.0
Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)540.0
Halls Creek (S)510.0
Darwin (C) - Narrows390.0
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)360.0
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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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