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Wyong Shire

Residents' place of work

In 2011, 22,094 (36.8%) of Wyong Shire’s working residents travelled outside of the area to work.

Where do Wyong Shire'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 Wyong Shire'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 Wyong Shire.

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
Wyong Shire2011
StatusNumber%
Live and work in the area29,17048.6
Live and work in the same SLA21,81036.4
Live in the area and work in different SLA7,36012.3
Live in the area, but work outside 22,09436.8
Work location unknown8,69514.5

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 14.5% 36.8% 12.3% 36.4%
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
Wyong Shire - Total area (All SLAs)2011
SLANumber%
Wyong (A) - South and West17,75029.6
Wyong (A) - North-East11,42019.0
Gosford (C) - West6,98311.6
POW No Fixed Address (NSW)3,4025.7
POW State/Territory undefined (NSW)3,0145.0
Gosford (C) - East2,6644.4
POW not stated1,5552.6
Lake Macquarie (C) - West1,1902.0
Newcastle (C) - Inner City8041.3
Sydney (C) - Inner8031.3
Hornsby (A) - South7331.2
Lake Macquarie (C) - North6371.1
POW Capital city undefined (Greater Sydney)6071.0
Lake Macquarie (C) - East5500.9
Ryde (C)5270.9
Willoughby (C)4560.8
Newcastle (C) - Throsby4550.8
Hornsby (A) - North4160.7
North Sydney (A)4010.7
Newcastle (C) - Outer West3690.6
Ku-ring-gai (A)3610.6
Auburn (C)2790.5
Parramatta (C) - Inner2600.4
Warringah (A)2580.4
Maitland (C)2340.4
Sydney (C) - West2030.3
Cessnock (C)1870.3
Port Stephens (A)1840.3
Sydney (C) - East1750.3
Blacktown (C) - South-East1560.3
The Hills Shire (A) - Central1520.3
Sydney (C) - South1470.2
Botany Bay (C)1470.2
Holroyd (C)1110.2
Lane Cove (A)1010.2
Canada Bay (A) - Concord930.2
Blacktown (C) - South-West860.1
Strathfield (A)830.1
Singleton (A)820.1
Pittwater (A)730.1
Randwick (C)700.1
Blacktown (C) - North630.1
Fairfield (C) - West610.1
Penrith (C) - East580.1
Liverpool (C) - East550.1
Marrickville (A)540.1
Muswellbrook (A)540.1
Leichhardt (A)530.1
Bankstown (C) - North-East510.1
Bankstown (C) - North-West480.1
Burwood (A)460.1
The Hills Shire (A) - South400.1
Hawkesbury (C)390.1
Canterbury (C)350.1
Fairfield (C) - East330.1
Rockdale (C)330.1
Parramatta (C) - North-East320.1
POW State/Territory undefined (Qld)310.1
Parramatta (C) - South270.0
Manly (A)260.0
Snowy River (A)190.0
Mosman (A)190.0
Sutherland Shire (A) - East170.0
Waverley (A)170.0
Campbelltown (C) - North160.0
Woollahra (A)150.0
Wingecarribee (A)150.0
POW No Fixed Address (Qld)140.0
Bankstown (C) - South140.0
Canada Bay (A) - Drummoyne130.0
Penrith (C) - West120.0
Hurstville (C)110.0
POW State/Territory undefined (WA)110.0
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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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