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City of Whittlesea

Workers' place of residence

In 2011, of the 39,305 people who worked in the City of Whittlesea, 18,457 or 47.0% also lived in the area.

Where does the City of Whittlesea'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 Whittlesea 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 Whittlesea2011
Live and work in the area18,45747.0
Live and work in the same SLA10,25726.1
Live in the area and work in different SLA8,20020.9
Work in the area, but live outside20,84853.0

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 53.0% 20.9% 26.1%
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 Whittlesea - Total area2011
Whittlesea (C) - North7,49919.1
Whittlesea (C) - South-West5,74114.6
Whittlesea (C) - South-East5,21713.3
Darebin (C) - Preston2,4116.1
Banyule (C) - North2,1655.5
Hume (C) - Craigieburn1,9705.0
Nillumbik (S) - South-West1,2273.1
Banyule (C) - Heidelberg1,0812.8
Mitchell (S) - South9132.3
Hume (C) - Broadmeadows7661.9
Nillumbik (S) - South7101.8
Manningham (C) - West6361.6
Moreland (C) - North6061.5
Brimbank (C) - Keilor5321.4
Darebin (C) - Northcote5291.3
Moreland (C) - Coburg4521.2
Brimbank (C) - Sunshine4131.1
Nillumbik (S) Bal3801.0
Melton (S) - East3660.9
Moonee Valley (C) - Essendon3030.8
Moreland (C) - Brunswick2670.7
Murrindindi (S) - West2630.7
Hume (C) - Sunbury2560.7
Yarra (C) - North2130.5
Moonee Valley (C) - West2120.5
Maribyrnong (C)2000.5
Melton (S) Bal1930.5
Wyndham (C) - North1910.5
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell N.1770.5
Hobsons Bay (C) - Altona1320.3
Yarra Ranges (S) - Lilydale1290.3
Melbourne (C) - Remainder1250.3
Maroondah (C) - Croydon1200.3
Boroondara (C) - Kew1160.3
Maroondah (C) - Ringwood1010.3
Whitehorse (C) - Box Hill970.2
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading E.830.2
Manningham (C) - East810.2
Wyndham (C) - South800.2
Macedon Ranges (S) - Romsey800.2
Glen Eira (C) - Caulfield750.2
Port Phillip (C) - West750.2
Whitehorse (C) - Nunawading W.730.2
Yarra (C) - Richmond710.2
Boroondara (C) - Camberwell S.700.2
Knox (C) - North-East690.2
Macedon Ranges (S) Bal670.2
Wyndham (C) - West620.2
Mitchell (S) - North610.2
Knox (C) - North-West610.2
Hobsons Bay (C) - Williamstown590.2
Port Phillip (C) - St Kilda560.1
Monash (C) - Waverley East530.1
Monash (C) - Waverley West500.1
Boroondara (C) - Hawthorn490.1
Yarra Ranges (S) - North450.1
Kingston (C) - North400.1
Stonnington (C) - Prahran390.1
Gr. Dandenong (C) Bal380.1
Gr. Dandenong (C) - Dandenong350.1
Moorabool (S) - Bacchus Marsh340.1
Casey (C) - Cranbourne320.1
Stonnington (C) - Malvern300.1
Casey (C) - Berwick270.1
Casey (C) - Hallam240.1
Frankston (C) - West230.1
Melbourne (C) - S'bank-D'lands220.1
Kingston (C) - South200.1
Monash (C) - South-West200.1
Bayside (C) - South190.0
Glen Eira (C) - South190.0
Mornington P'sula (S) - West190.0
Bayside (C) - Brighton170.0
Knox (C) - South150.0
Greater Geelong (C) - Corio - Inner150.0
Greater Geelong (C) - South Barwon - Inner140.0
Yarra Ranges (S) - Dandenongs140.0
Ballarat (C) - Central140.0
No Usual Address (Vic.)120.0
Cardinia (S) - Pakenham120.0
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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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