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Table 12: All employees: location (statistical area four) by year, 31 December 2003 to 31 December 2018

Statistical area four December
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australian Capital Territory Australian Capital Territory 43468 44510 48824 53441 57402 58160 59986 61809 64810 65244 62658 58470 57570 57604 57072 55213
New South Wales Sydney - City and Inner South 12887 12238 12517 12829 13305 12891 12832 13305 13299 13005 11505 10462 11381 10942 10764 10476
Sydney - Eastern Suburbs 262 261 286 344 367 360 352 348 341 360 345 350 241 222 206 199
Sydney - Inner South West 1198 1128 1149 1169 1204 1113 1107 1032 1037 978 949 541 451 417 255 276
Sydney - Sutherland 150 117 144 149 174 174 172 170 165 171 176 158 132 146 127 115
Sydney - North Sydney and Hornsby 519 611 715 713 765 768 755 445 486 461 442 532 457 484 475 476
Sydney - Inner West 152 141 165 179 164 166 182 149 141 147 115 109 108 136 133 170
Sydney - South West 1053 968 984 1063 905 900 880 842 823 932 996 969 1005 1026 987 907
Sydney - Northern Beaches 93 91 102 106 105 103 96 86 76 72 83 76 61 52 43 42
Sydney - Ryde 62 83 94 87 89 91 81 63 83 77 75 241 241 235 218 204
Sydney - Parramatta 1554 1486 2029 2245 2477 2456 2539 2715 2889 2813 3052 3294 3103 3251 3067 3026
Sydney - Baulkham Hills and Hawkesbury 40 38 51 53 85 82 84 82 84 74 67 78 70 71 67 64
Sydney - Blacktown 202 205 215 264 274 293 316 317 274 263 325 296 288 288 301 297
Sydney - Outer South West 176 167 190 203 192 180 207 191 177 157 161 177 166 171 185 191
Central Coast 417 395 472 532 600 582 600 560 529 524 565 583 579 596 626 889
Newcastle and Lake Macquarie 1592 1654 1747 1806 1905 1866 1830 1808 1800 1656 1759 1673 1655 1833 1692 1627
Hunter Valley exc Newcastle 528 547 602 705 816 910 898 863 925 894 935 848 814 793 749 713
Mid North Coast 309 304 346 372 428 427 437 463 434 412 458 455 473 469 461 415
New England and North West 239 265 271 290 297 299 284 286 278 223 229 212 200 207 210 257
Far West and Orana 147 146 147 175 164 174 176 173 172 154 652 184 175 170 182 156
Coffs Harbour - Grafton 399 403 425 459 471 503 570 610 544 528 595 592 607 632 606 580
Richmond - Tweed 429 502 505 641 634 614 619 587 548 567 569 567 589 573 547 503
Illawarra 853 925 1007 1125 1281 1289 1298 1340 1265 1306 1591 1521 1559 1558 1509 1464
Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven 363 356 402 458 499 489 499 483 457 407 458 388 414 398 400 396
Capital Region 585 548 551 635 612 600 677 738 682 807 748 734 976 876 807 737
Riverina 274 272 285 312 338 331 344 323 299 259 329 306 276 279 273 262
Murray 776 879 886 886 972 1096 1111 1096 1288 1293 1508 1258 1345 1144 1133 1141
Central West 184 201 279 307 307 310 293 293 268 219 249 233 227 228 233 280
Sydney - Outer West and Blue Mountains 1400 1320 1392 1495 1617 1656 1664 1667 1762 1772 1901 1739 1682 1659 1390 1356
Other Territories NSW 13 9 9 9 10 8 12 16 14 13 13 14 20 19 17 21
Unknown 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Victoria Melbourne - Inner 13098 13182 13581 14879 15232 15041 15230 15714 17006 15821 15864 14400 14600 14959 14723 14630
Melbourne - West 1236 1217 1217 1399 1386 1330 1373 1272 1330 1214 1233 1205 1182 1095 982 955
Melbourne - North West 655 569 722 1142 1219 1277 1260 1282 1271 1273 1212 1143 1016 1147 1231 1248
Melbourne - North East 432 431 439 494 489 476 472 437 456 475 459 428 433 470 494 485
Melbourne - Inner East 1327 1275 1271 1278 1247 1217 1211 1213 1254 1362 1481 1347 1305 1276 1288 1190
Melbourne - Outer East 171 166 201 228 291 282 298 272 239 199 242 224 235 191 157 150
Melbourne - Inner South 662 608 619 637 623 579 610 536 461 703 543 556 608 583 561 547
Melbourne - South East 1212 1189 1222 1266 1285 1334 1348 1333 1308 1225 1544 1385 1381 1619 1434 1468
Mornington Peninsula 254 265 281 275 284 284 289 271 263 228 219 204 202 201 182 187
Geelong 629 627 655 738 812 790 874 841 792 780 859 803 808 1614 1707 1684
Warrnambool and South West 141 139 145 165 169 173 186 146 146 131 136 134 132 142 134 133
North West 145 145 173 184 193 180 177 159 155 139 123 123 111 107 95 106
Ballarat 259 246 243 260 326 329 324 312 281 261 272 271 272 278 267 249
Bendigo 270 263 275 329 330 315 325 381 372 339 356 341 350 360 350 392
Hume 463 400 455 521 559 543 535 499 511 539 534 528 464 470 473 461
Shepparton 120 108 122 162 169 150 149 132 118 104 121 115 103 93 90 83
Latrobe - Gippsland 801 765 787 895 922 957 1023 1061 987 990 1138 1199 1265 1236 1153 1263
Queensland Brisbane Inner City 7482 7680 8419 8382 8950 8608 8706 8857 8916 8849 8508 7925 7904 8008 8121 7924
Brisbane - North 1094 1082 1138 1183 1205 1162 1130 1065 1121 1099 1032 963 1176 1316 1286 1309
Moreton Bay - North 176 170 179 194 176 191 218 218 187 214 210 214 214 216 204 196
Brisbane - East 129 122 139 187 215 219 222 208 200 196 312 215 174 168 152 148
Moreton Bay - South 72 69 67 85 81 66 62 60 54 46 65 63 45 44 44 42
Brisbane - West 5 2 25 28 30 35 35 38 42 41 36 26 17 18 23 57
Ipswich 631 588 609 584 564 527 545 506 496 444 492 516 533 557 542 547
Brisbane - South 937 890 884 876 882 851 873 889 978 966 1071 983 977 1150 1073 1171
Logan - Beaudesert 288 287 280 303 297 299 309 288 267 252 257 224 200 182 162 202
Gold Coast 705 724 762 841 828 847 883 882 931 886 847 816 798 851 853 888
Toowoomba 390 380 381 429 438 426 438 418 383 384 407 427 463 432 425 378
Darling Downs - Maranoa 249 247 261 310 322 312 298 292 275 255 263 238 217 196 195 173
Fitzroy 244 243 281 323 309 305 311 268 220 203 255 212 199 180 198 188
Queensland - Outback 149 185 203 256 262 257 258 255 294 339 309 294 302 305 315 316
Sunshine Coast 260 259 280 305 286 281 295 281 259 256 302 265 247 251 242 265
Wide Bay 369 358 400 426 417 404 414 387 353 349 366 324 300 295 291 286
Mackay 148 162 164 177 153 159 155 145 124 133 136 117 104 114 117 101
Townsville 1609 1597 1686 1822 2042 1935 1996 1976 1928 1993 1962 1835 1805 1866 1823 1710
Cairns 667 628 679 794 819 914 904 873 800 725 743 723 836 864 820 801
South Australia Adelaide - Central and Hills 5052 4912 5307 5444 6094 6007 6230 6201 6305 6018 6035 5728 6028 6017 5827 5799
Adelaide - West 309 261 299 483 567 596 609 604 654 665 712 668 540 559 555 547
Adelaide - South 228 230 245 274 235 234 223 220 205 182 156 150 137 230 177 169
Adelaide - North 1833 1869 2006 2251 2261 2197 2228 2322 2438 2362 2307 2228 2148 2075 2031 2021
South Australia - South East 132 121 125 126 119 119 114 108 117 97 183 116 111 111 108 97
Barossa - Yorke - Mid North 106 100 112 117 112 107 108 97 101 89 94 90 82 77 81 96
South Australia - Outback 213 213 229 233 227 204 207 208 195 185 187 166 165 159 154 137
Western Australia Perth - Inner 4450 4309 4703 4828 5022 4764 4556 4520 4370 4134 3961 3611 3866 3785 3603 3626
Perth - North West 237 243 267 246 224 224 256 236 243 395 704 683 679 646 634 622
Western Australia - Wheat Belt 70 70 73 77 81 86 86 77 68 67 91 82 82 82 82 71
Perth - North East 300 309 316 322 311 291 312 283 260 195 160 161 173 262 243 256
Perth - South East 1166 1035 1013 1239 1146 1114 1124 1048 1059 1034 753 764 712 758 765 775
Perth - South West 762 782 810 925 961 902 896 839 802 721 695 642 706 672 694 637
Mandurah 34 37 49 59 65 55 47 43 38 36 36 35 34 35 38 33
Bunbury 367 361 360 376 386 374 360 333 289 314 379 344 407 391 372 420
Western Australia - Outback 512 440 384 393 390 376 363 364 424 501 546 468 373 339 324 304
Other Territories WA 27 33 28 37 39 56 58 77 91 118 140 82 79 85 75 47
Unknown 2 2 2 1 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . .
Tasmania Hobart 2575 2505 2776 3036 3276 3473 3594 3541 3531 3501 3698 3408 3417 3384 3283 3253
South East 166 156 124 92 90 86 67 53 45 59 26 6 46 43 48 53
Launceston and North East 297 293 297 346 390 363 374 341 322 315 344 282 317 326 298 287
West and North West 206 210 239 245 650 257 262 250 228 242 220 211 202 224 222 218
Northern Territory Darwin 1707 1652 1750 1917 2260 2362 2330 2311 2252 2180 1948 1667 1485 1462 1317 1245
Northern Territory - Outback 477 408 355 374 433 460 481 499 394 476 465 466 694 758 750 688
Overseas Overseas 961 972 967 1091 1189 1719 1562 1622 1423 1367 1308 1421 1367 1422 1398 1376
All 129993 129561 138872 149941 158800 158372 161084 162824 166583 164454 162565 151325 151693 153235 150021 147163
                                   
Source: APSED                                  
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019