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Table 11: All employees: location (statistical area four) by year, 30 June 2003 to 30 June 2019
Statistical area four June
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australian Capital Territory Australian Capital Territory 43329 44684 46578 51584 56069 58125 59793 61952 63785 66388 64325 60651 58180 58003 57675 57066 55183
New South Wales Sydney - City and Inner South 15227 12708 12607 12883 13165 13315 12838 13153 13191 13379 11724 10893 10762 11397 11245 10687 10249
Sydney - Eastern Suburbs 204 263 253 354 351 361 357 361 338 358 370 347 339 244 222 210 196
Sydney - Inner South West 1102 1176 1117 1153 1150 1129 1143 1073 1040 1005 1004 876 512 441 249 245 279
Sydney - Sutherland 117 157 120 153 164 170 181 174 165 177 179 166 151 140 130 124 145
Sydney - North Sydney and Hornsby 495 538 655 694 743 779 782 720 444 486 613 435 520 497 500 470 550
Sydney - Inner West 131 145 139 179 168 153 176 164 135 143 126 111 101 135 140 148 146
Sydney - South West 959 1055 990 1028 1070 911 894 873 814 948 1013 1013 968 1037 993 951 874
Sydney - Northern Beaches 57 100 86 113 101 102 102 94 82 71 89 83 70 55 51 38 62
Sydney - Ryde 28 56 76 96 87 81 88 76 66 80 256 77 233 244 229 217 208
Sydney - Parramatta 1481 1533 1526 2172 2407 2461 2528 2595 2916 2836 3216 3164 3331 3170 3118 3009 2921
Sydney - Baulkham Hills and Hawkesbury 27 39 38 47 78 78 90 84 77 79 69 73 74 72 71 62 68
Sydney - Blacktown 126 198 211 266 276 260 316 322 288 266 334 311 306 289 291 286 290
Sydney - Outer South West 125 177 165 192 190 185 203 200 191 173 160 160 166 167 182 189 198
Central Coast 327 406 408 563 625 584 623 580 547 545 594 576 577 585 575 929 913
Newcastle and Lake Macquarie 1406 1657 1718 1790 1858 1888 1882 1836 1857 1699 1796 1729 1716 1898 1800 1654 1585
Hunter Valley exc Newcastle 494 542 546 657 768 874 915 854 917 916 947 899 833 801 764 720 723
Mid North Coast 222 309 338 365 432 401 450 474 453 429 493 464 461 479 469 424 438
New England and North West 212 265 245 288 294 292 308 304 280 236 239 220 216 206 208 216 310
Far West and Orana 121 149 147 160 169 172 180 179 164 161 207 619 191 175 174 179 166
Coffs Harbour - Grafton 312 394 434 441 481 468 630 646 582 529 601 619 609 656 609 598 581
Richmond - Tweed 309 446 495 619 608 602 617 610 572 567 631 590 576 595 562 526 513
Illawarra 727 888 989 1066 1201 1284 1294 1372 1304 1231 1633 1579 1562 1597 1509 1522 1420
Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven 332 357 363 442 488 498 513 490 468 417 431 432 385 406 390 395 383
Capital Region 523 593 551 624 619 574 679 661 687 874 732 694 922 915 813 853 672
Riverina 229 275 272 297 327 315 351 331 321 265 325 327 308 292 274 262 261
Murray 714 831 914 934 915 1072 1096 1221 1111 1321 1564 1458 1436 1286 1242 1192 1096
Central West 130 195 204 291 317 304 317 287 271 243 254 240 232 237 242 283 277
Sydney - Outer West and Blue Mountains 1321 1362 1377 1452 1580 1622 1651 1667 1710 1808 1899 1902 1718 1644 1474 1391 1343
Other Territories NSW 13 10 11 7 9 9 9 14 14 13 14 12 17 19 18 17 27
Victoria Melbourne - Inner 15266 13169 13284 13836 15098 15385 15322 15634 16369 16249 15862 15329 14469 15375 14992 14772 14567
Melbourne - West 953 1247 1202 1365 1379 1358 1430 1333 1303 1265 1322 1199 1207 1175 1041 964 979
Melbourne - North West 635 657 632 1143 1183 1294 1267 1260 1292 1272 1235 1147 1132 1073 1191 1195 1292
Melbourne - North East 318 432 404 472 478 486 480 435 462 491 492 431 418 438 467 477 504
Melbourne - Inner East 1242 1312 1260 1288 1254 1232 1215 1206 1247 1340 1432 1440 1332 1332 1246 1235 1155
Melbourne - Outer East 91 175 156 228 232 289 291 284 257 197 248 227 237 227 173 150 235
Melbourne - Inner South 596 650 588 629 635 602 611 580 488 718 573 575 571 627 557 570 560
Melbourne - South East 1020 1202 1173 1250 1268 1308 1343 1325 1324 1253 1591 1483 1393 1426 1462 1447 1500
Mornington Peninsula 220 270 258 276 274 281 289 288 260 247 235 209 201 205 184 192 200
Geelong 421 643 641 684 768 791 902 860 821 787 888 844 801 1636 1582 1765 1690
Warrnambool and South West 115 144 129 156 163 160 192 182 141 137 144 136 131 142 129 131 142
North West 141 143 149 176 189 168 184 169 165 150 122 121 113 108 100 105 122
Ballarat 163 257 241 236 327 319 336 315 288 265 291 276 266 285 273 263 281
Bendigo 164 276 267 296 328 308 334 301 368 360 368 344 354 362 354 386 433
Hume 461 468 424 510 545 565 557 519 519 550 554 525 504 492 465 474 489
Shepparton 96 113 106 150 164 150 161 141 125 109 122 117 106 94 86 89 95
Latrobe - Gippsland 668 817 801 878 937 914 1046 1053 1016 1016 1171 1174 1229 1252 1196 1285 1220
Queensland Brisbane Inner City 8346 7699 7955 8394 8745 8868 8775 9015 8884 8893 8776 8278 8010 8415 8183 8032 7826
Brisbane - North 1076 1096 1103 1191 1223 1195 1148 1087 1113 1129 1060 1036 978 1226 1280 1328 1306
Moreton Bay - North 138 174 169 205 188 175 206 229 205 219 225 209 214 226 217 202 194
Brisbane - East 102 125 131 182 207 215 225 216 205 199 232 307 217 173 159 149 139
Moreton Bay - South 74 72 68 82 79 80 68 60 56 50 70 67 62 49 43 46 67
Brisbane - West 5 7 3 29 27 39 38 35 40 41 40 29 18 18 21 47 54
Ipswich 664 615 584 684 561 537 548 511 505 473 468 489 554 560 558 532 579
Brisbane - South 913 915 884 889 889 857 867 882 960 979 1041 1079 1014 1090 1074 1153 1245
Logan - Beaudesert 297 280 307 301 281 285 310 297 266 265 291 253 240 186 168 197 256
Gold Coast 686 713 757 798 840 812 870 896 900 910 856 837 794 816 863 886 927
Toowoomba 394 394 386 413 426 432 460 427 406 382 438 444 455 462 446 396 377
Darling Downs - Maranoa 261 249 256 300 320 306 307 298 287 268 266 254 222 203 192 191 169
Central Queensland 215 256 251 315 305 306 326 295 261 212 256 235 216 194 182 193 222
Queensland - Outback 153 152 181 249 265 269 248 265 290 324 328 306 297 302 321 325 330
Sunshine Coast 193 259 266 293 309 284 288 299 272 264 304 299 267 252 241 238 283
Wide Bay 316 368 355 433 423 411 417 411 368 368 383 352 315 321 282 298 290
Mackay - Isaac - Whitsunday 138 152 152 193 159 155 160 156 130 134 143 141 115 106 109 112 114
Townsville 1527 1656 1659 1821 1937 1977 1935 2036 2006 1952 2051 1955 1868 1857 1847 1790 1699
Cairns 599 678 620 759 821 895 935 868 875 776 782 735 750 860 841 824 795
South Australia Adelaide - Central and Hills 5172 4985 5077 5278 5640 6053 6132 6244 6279 6161 6228 5919 5951 6156 5950 5893 5956
Adelaide - West 254 298 296 489 530 574 618 610 651 674 687 682 638 563 552 554 577
Adelaide - South 152 234 224 257 261 233 242 226 213 188 160 154 143 237 174 170 180
Adelaide - North 1738 1878 1992 2162 2301 2220 2222 2276 2427 2438 2336 2270 2182 2139 2025 2011 2038
South Australia - South East 111 130 118 117 119 120 120 112 103 99 120 174 112 114 109 99 113
Barossa - Yorke - Mid North 300 102 103 114 110 117 111 100 93 96 95 91 89 78 77 88 94
South Australia - Outback 191 224 230 234 234 210 203 217 205 187 193 173 175 173 167 153 159
Unknown . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Western Australia Perth - Inner 5066 4376 4521 4868 5096 4960 4709 4593 4507 4231 4206 3837 3732 3955 3626 3597 3550
Perth - North West 162 239 236 266 242 211 231 242 233 398 534 694 693 699 636 657 607
Western Australia - Wheat Belt 51 70 74 80 82 78 89 83 69 65 98 79 82 87 81 67 76
Perth - North East 175 297 307 333 305 306 339 300 268 207 167 167 165 247 253 257 246
Perth - South East 1128 1107 1010 1251 1230 1129 1151 1092 1043 1058 844 750 724 761 715 822 772
Perth - South West 636 782 793 870 907 915 895 850 836 772 700 669 618 710 700 661 685
Mandurah 25 33 42 49 57 63 55 44 40 36 43 40 30 33 37 34 31
Bunbury 250 380 356 371 382 369 347 338 305 336 322 403 378 410 355 464 387
Western Australia - Outback (South) 198 264 196 199 215 195 199 186 176 242 353 330 310 135 112 108 140
Western Australia - Outback (North) 227 246 208 199 185 174 180 201 233 238 228 188 204 229 200 209 197
Other Territories WA 22 31 33 39 49 54 57 59 105 125 135 117 76 87 85 72 48
Tasmania Hobart 2557 2505 2575 2858 3012 3322 3468 3491 3489 3350 3650 3404 3315 3308 3168 3128 3076
South East 186 171 135 110 96 89 78 64 46 36 29 24 7 47 45 50 49
Launceston and North East 253 299 295 325 357 380 363 354 337 319 327 327 294 330 316 296 273
West and North West 174 210 220 252 255 706 259 255 260 251 234 216 198 234 223 217 228
Northern Territory Darwin 1698 1695 1707 1879 2031 2361 2329 2350 2330 2238 2120 1806 1633 1478 1376 1284 1215
Northern Territory - Outback 509 482 352 350 362 510 473 509 448 445 491 483 561 720 749 730 712
Overseas Overseas 930 911 910 994 1094 1171 1307 1458 1511 1261 1347 1340 1388 1426 1479 1472 1415
All 131632 131293 133385 145958 155089 159297 161274 163789 165471 167338 166145 157939 152240 155603 151954 150395 147237

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019