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City of West Torrens

Workers' place of residence

In 2011, of the 41,238 people who worked in the City of West Torrens, 6,182 or 15.0% also lived in the area.

Where does the City of West Torrens'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 West Torrens 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 local workers
City of West Torrens2011
Live and work in the area6,18215.0
Live and work in the same SLA4,25510.3
Live in the area and work in different SLA1,9274.7
Work in the area, but live outside35,05685.0

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

Residential location of local workers, 2011
Residential location of local workers, 2011 85.0% 4.7% 10.3%
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 local workers by SLA
City of West Torrens - Total area2011
West Torrens (C) - West3,3788.2
West Torrens (C) - East2,8046.8
Marion (C) - Central1,5613.8
Charles Sturt (C) - Coastal1,5413.7
Marion (C) - North1,5003.6
Onkaparinga (C) - Woodcroft1,4603.5
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner West1,2213.0
Marion (C) - South1,1542.8
Onkaparinga (C) - Reservoir1,1412.8
Charles Sturt (C) - Inner East1,1152.7
Holdfast Bay (C) - North1,0502.5
Mitcham (C) - West9962.4
Charles Sturt (C) - North-East9522.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Coast9522.3
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - East8182.0
Mitcham (C) - Hills8092.0
Onkaparinga (C) - South Coast8062.0
Onkaparinga (C) - Morphett8001.9
Unley (C) - West7731.9
Salisbury (C) - South-East7551.8
Tea Tree Gully (C) - South6861.7
Campbelltown (C) - East6471.6
Holdfast Bay (C) - South6401.6
Prospect (C)6371.5
Tea Tree Gully (C) - North5911.4
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Central5861.4
Unley (C) - East5841.4
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Inner5711.4
Burnside (C) - North-East4891.2
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Park4881.2
Mitcham (C) - North-East4871.2
Onkaparinga (C) - North Coast4801.2
Salisbury (C) - Inner North4781.2
Burnside (C) - South-West4671.1
Campbelltown (C) - West4591.1
Salisbury (C) - Central4421.1
Adelaide (C)4301.0
Onkaparinga (C) - Hackham4301.0
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - West4191.0
Salisbury (C) Bal4081.0
Salisbury (C) - North-East3961.0
Norw. P'ham St Ptrs (C) - East3921.0
Port Adel. Enfield (C) - Port3780.9
Mount Barker (DC) - Central3640.9
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Central3410.8
Playford (C) - East Central2960.7
Adelaide Hills (DC) - Ranges2630.6
Onkaparinga (C) - Hills2520.6
Playford (C) - Elizabeth2380.6
Tea Tree Gully (C) - Hills2310.6
Playford (C) - West1830.4
Mount Barker (DC) Bal1740.4
Gawler (T)1720.4
Playford (C) - West Central1630.4
Adelaide Hills (DC) Bal1440.3
Walkerville (M)1440.3
Mallala (DC)1080.3
Adelaide Hills (DC) - North990.2
Alexandrina (DC) - Strathalbyn960.2
Light (RegC)750.2
Alexandrina (DC) - Coastal670.2
Murray Bridge (RC)550.1
Barossa (DC) - Barossa550.1
Victor Harbor (C)370.1
Playford (C) - Hills370.1
No Usual Address (SA)330.1
Yankalilla (DC)290.1
Mid Murray (DC)140.0
Barossa (DC) - Tanunda130.0
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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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