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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill
Method of travel to work

In Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill 20 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill'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
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Train
25719.714.923619.613.6+21
Bus
00.01.5131.11.3-13
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.370.60.3-7
Car - as driver
74457.061.266655.459.6+78
Car - as passenger
856.55.3736.16.4+11
Truck
151.11.6181.52.0-4
Motorbike
00.00.340.30.3-4
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.280.60.3-8
map this data in atlas.idWalked only201.51.8231.92.2-3
Other
110.80.9100.80.7+1
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home463.52.2262.22.1+20
Did not go to work
1088.37.7847.08.3+24
Not stated
191.52.2342.82.7-15

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, Bankstown City: 14.9% Bus, Bankstown City: 1.5% Tram or Ferry, Bankstown City: 0.0% Taxi, Bankstown City: 0.3% Car - as driver, Bankstown City: 61.2% Car - as passenger, Bankstown City: 5.3% Truck, Bankstown City: 1.6% Motorbike, Bankstown City: 0.3% Bicycle, Bankstown City: 0.2% Walked only, Bankstown City: 1.8% Other, Bankstown City: 0.9% Worked at home, Bankstown City: 2.2% Did not go to work, Bankstown City: 7.7% Not stated, Bankstown City: 2.2% Train, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 19.7% Bus, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Taxi, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Car - as driver, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 57.0% Car - as passenger, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 6.5% Truck, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 1.1% Motorbike, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Bicycle, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Walked only, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 1.5% Other, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.8% Worked at home, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 3.5% Did not go to work, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 8.3% Not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 1.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +21 Bus, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -13 Tram or Ferry, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0 Taxi, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -7 Car - as driver, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +78 Car - as passenger, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +11 Truck, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -4 Motorbike, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -4 Bicycle, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -8 Walked only, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -3 Other, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +1 Worked at home, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +20 Did not go to work, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +24 Not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 257 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill, compared with 844 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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011, compared to Bankstown City, shows that 19.7% used public transport, while 64.7% used a private vehicle, compared with 16.3% and 68.3% respectively in Bankstown City.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (19.7% compared to 14.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (3.5% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (57.0% compared to 61.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (0.0% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill increased by 101 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+78 persons)

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