1 Regional boundaries are based on the Australian Statistical Geography Standard developed by the ABS. The work locations of 2,290 NSW public sector employees were unknown due to Workforce Profile data collection records missing a postcode and/or suburb name, or employees working outside NSW. These employees are excluded from all analysis presented in this chapter.
2 Statistical Areas Level 4, Sydney Collapsed, excludes ‘Unknowns’ and ‘Outside NSW’.
3 Education identified issues with the quality of location data submitted for the 2019 Workforce Profile.
4 ABS, Population Estimates by Age and Sex, Regions of Australia (ASGS 2016), 2018, http://stat.data.abs.gov.au/
5 ABS, Labour force status by Age, Labour market region (ASGS) and Sex, October 1998 onwards, https://www.abs.gov.au/statistics/labour/employment-and-unemployment/labour-force-australia-detailed/sep-2020
6 Including casual employees gives a better sense of the number of people contributing to the NSW economy and travelling between regions for work.