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Workers' place of residence

In 2011, of the 18,139 people who worked in the City of Unley, 3,364 or 18.5% also lived in the area.

Where does the City of Unley'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 Unley 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 Unley2011
Live and work in the area3,36418.5
Live and work in the same SLA2,62414.5
Live in the area and work in different SLA7404.1
Work in the area, but live outside14,77581.5

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 81.5% 4.1% 14.5%
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 Unley - Total area2011
Unley (C) - East1,82310.1
Unley (C) - West1,5418.5
Mitcham (C) - West7274.0
Mitcham (C) - North-East7133.9
Burnside (C) - South-West5963.3
Mitcham (C) - Hills5693.1
Marion (C) - Central5403.0
West Torrens (C) - East5332.9
Marion (C) - North5272.9
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir5052.8
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft4972.7
West Torrens (C) - West4782.6
Burnside (C) - North-East4332.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East3962.2
Campbelltown (C) - East3531.9
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West3501.9
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal3411.9
Holdfast Bay (C) - North3411.9
Marion (C) - South3331.8
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South2781.5
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East2721.5
Prospect (C)2711.5
Campbelltown (C) - West2671.5
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central2651.5
Adelaide (C)2591.4
Mount Barker (DC) - Central2491.4
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett2491.4
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast2451.4
Salisbury (C) - South-East2411.3
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East2401.3
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East2361.3
Holdfast Bay (C) - South2181.2
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West2111.2
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2101.2
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North1941.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges1811.0
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central1791.0
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner1710.9
Salisbury (C) - North-East1380.8
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast1330.7
Salisbury (C) Bal1250.7
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills1180.7
Salisbury (C) - Central1120.6
Mount Barker (DC) Bal1100.6
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park1090.6
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal1060.6
Onkaparinga (C) - Hackham1030.6
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills1020.6
Salisbury (C) - Inner North950.5
Walkerville (M)860.5
Playford (C) - East Central760.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port740.4
Alexandrina (DC) - Strathalbyn670.4
Playford (C) - Elizabeth520.3
Gawler (T)440.2
Adelaide Hills (DC) - North370.2
Playford (C) - West Central310.2
Playford (C) - West260.1
Alexandrina (DC) - Coastal260.1
Murray Bridge (RC)230.1
Light (RegC)170.1
Victor Harbor (C)110.1
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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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