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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 43% of households in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 47% in Bankstown City.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles13512.010.714413.312.5-9
1 motor vehicle
38133.834.742739.435.9-47
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles34230.432.130628.230.5+36
3 or more motor vehicles
14713.115.011710.812.7+31
Not stated
12010.77.4928.48.4+29

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

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, Bankstown City: 7.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Bankstown City: 15.0% 2 motor vehicles, Bankstown City: 32.1% 1 motor vehicle, Bankstown City: 34.7% No motor vehicles, Bankstown City: 10.7% Not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 10.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 13.1% 2 motor vehicles, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 30.4% 1 motor vehicle, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 33.8% No motor vehicles, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 12.0%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +29 3 or more motor vehicles, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +31 2 motor vehicles, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +36 1 motor vehicle, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -47 No motor vehicles, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -9
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that 77.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 12.0% did not, compared with 81.9% and 10.7% respectively in Bankstown City.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a smaller proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 33.8% of the households owned one car; 30.4% owned two cars; and 13.1% owned three cars or more, compared with 34.7%; 32.1% and 15.0% respectively for Bankstown City.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill between 2006 and 2011.

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