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Method of travel to work

In Park Lands 36 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Park Lands's commuting statistics reveal the main modes of transport by which residents get to work. There are a number of reasons why people use different modes of transport to get to work including the availability of affordable and effective public transport options, the number of motor vehicles available within a household, and the distance travelled to work.

Commuting data is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the availability, effectiveness and utilisation of local transport options, particularly when analysed with Residents Place of Work data and Car Ownership.

Derived from the Census question:

'How did the person get to work on Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Park Lands - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Train
00.01.231.81.1-3
Bus
2414.46.7169.46.4+8
Tram or Ferry
42.41.300.00.1+4
Taxi
00.01.400.01.90
Car - as driver
127.235.52112.336.7-9
Car - as passenger
00.04.552.94.6-5
Truck
00.00.142.30.2-4
Motorbike
00.00.631.80.7-3
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.02.531.82.4-3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only3621.624.72615.223.1+10
Other
00.03.600.03.70
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home53.04.000.04.3+5
Did not go to work
8550.913.29052.613.6-5
Not stated
00.00.800.01.10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Method of travel to work, 2011
Method of travel to work, 2011 Train, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Bus, City of Adelaide: 6.7% Tram or Ferry, City of Adelaide: 1.3% Taxi, City of Adelaide: 1.4% Car - as driver, City of Adelaide: 35.5% Car - as passenger, City of Adelaide: 4.5% Truck, City of Adelaide: 0.1% Motorbike, City of Adelaide: 0.6% Bicycle, City of Adelaide: 2.5% Walked only, City of Adelaide: 24.7% Other, City of Adelaide: 3.6% Worked at home, City of Adelaide: 4.0% Did not go to work, City of Adelaide: 13.2% Not stated, City of Adelaide: 0.8% Train, Park Lands: 0.0% Bus, Park Lands: 14.4% Tram or Ferry, Park Lands: 2.4% Taxi, Park Lands: 0.0% Car - as driver, Park Lands: 7.2% Car - as passenger, Park Lands: 0.0% Truck, Park Lands: 0.0% Motorbike, Park Lands: 0.0% Bicycle, Park Lands: 0.0% Walked only, Park Lands: 21.6% Other, Park Lands: 0.0% Worked at home, Park Lands: 3.0% Did not go to work, Park Lands: 50.9% Not stated, Park Lands: 0.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Park Lands: -3 Bus, Park Lands: +8 Tram or Ferry, Park Lands: +4 Taxi, Park Lands: 0 Car - as driver, Park Lands: -9 Car - as passenger, Park Lands: -5 Truck, Park Lands: -4 Motorbike, Park Lands: -3 Bicycle, Park Lands: -3 Walked only, Park Lands: +10 Other, Park Lands: 0 Worked at home, Park Lands: +5 Did not go to work, Park Lands: -5 Not stated, Park Lands: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 28 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Park Lands, compared with 12 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the residents in Park Lands in 2011, compared to the City of Adelaide, shows that 16.8% used public transport, while 7.2% used a private vehicle, compared with 9.2% and 40.6% respectively in the City of Adelaide.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Park Lands and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (50.9% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (14.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (7.2% compared to 35.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (0.0% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Park Lands decreased by 4 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Park Lands between 2006 and 2011.

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