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City of West Torrens

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 17,698 (66.5%) of the City of West Torrens’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do the City of West Torrens'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 City of West Torrens'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 City of West Torrens.

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
City of West Torrens2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area6,18223.2
Live and work in the same SLA4,25516.0
Live in the area and work in different SLA1,9277.2
Live in the area, but work outside 17,69866.5
Work location unknown2,73910.3

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 10.3% 66.5% 7.2% 16.0%
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
City of West Torrens - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Adelaide (C)6,47624.3
West Torrens (C) - East3,34912.6
West Torrens (C) - West2,83310.6
POW State/Territory undefined (SA)1,0003.8
POW No Fixed Address (SA)9313.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East8753.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park6682.5
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West6212.3
Holdfast Bay (C) - North5742.2
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East5592.1
Unley (C) - East5432.0
Marion (C) - North5151.9
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West5081.9
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal4991.9
Unley (C) - West4681.8
Marion (C) - Central4581.7
Mitcham (C) - West4461.7
POW not stated4461.7
Burnside (C) - South-West4451.7
Salisbury (C) Bal3791.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner3471.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port3331.3
Mitcham (C) - Hills3041.1
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Adelaide)3001.1
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast2290.9
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast2000.8
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East1590.6
Mitcham (C) - North-East1580.6
Holdfast Bay (C) - South1570.6
Prospect (C)1530.6
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East1520.6
Playford (C) - Elizabeth1310.5
Salisbury (C) - Central1150.4
Burnside (C) - North-East910.3
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South760.3
Salisbury (C) - South-East620.2
Campbelltown (C) - East610.2
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft560.2
Campbelltown (C) - West550.2
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Far North480.2
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett440.2
Mount Barker (DC) - Central430.2
Playford (C) - West390.1
Walkerville (M)380.1
Marion (C) - South350.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir320.1
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills300.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal290.1
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central180.1
Salisbury (C) - Inner North170.1
Salisbury (C) - North-East160.1
Murray Bridge (RC)130.0
Unincorporated SA - Unincorp. Western120.0
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North110.0
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast110.0
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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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