More residents working in the City of Logan

6 March 2018

Recently released Census 2016 data shows that an increasing percentage of employed City of Logan residents are working within the city.

Of the 131,894 City of Logan residents in employment, 52,635 (39.9%) live and work in Logan. An almost equal amount (52,337 – 39.7%) travel to Brisbane to work. This is followed by Gold Coast (6.8%) and Ipswich (2.7%). 5.9% of Logan residents indicated no fixed place of work (e.g. contractors, tradespeople). 

Encouragingly, since 2011, the number of employed City of Logan residents working within Logan has increased from 45,582 (36.9%) to 52,635 (39.9%). Overall this represents an increase of 15.5% over the five year period.
Journey to Work Chart
Construction, Manufacturing and Retail Trade industries continue to be the top employer of Logan residents. 2016 data has also seen a significant increase in the amount of jobs in Health Care & Social Assistance, Education & Training, and Transport, Warehousing and Postal.

Journey to work data is used by transport authorities, associated bodies, organisations and other interested people to plan public transport systems, and for the development and release of residential and commercial land. 

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Phone: +61 7 3412 4888

Logan Office of Economic Development
150 Wembley Road
Logan Central QLD 4114