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Revesby - Revesby Heights

Method of travel to work

In Revesby - Revesby Heights 143 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Revesby - Revesby Heights'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
Revesby - Revesby Heights - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Train
1,22019.314.992916.213.6+291
Bus
861.41.5701.21.3+16
Tram or Ferry
00.00.030.10.0-3
Taxi
90.10.3140.20.3-5
Car - as driver
3,72259.061.23,36458.559.6+358
Car - as passenger
2864.55.33005.26.4-14
Truck
691.11.61011.82.0-32
Motorbike
370.60.3170.30.3+20
map this data in atlas.idBicycle250.40.2160.30.3+9
map this data in atlas.idWalked only1181.91.81492.62.2-30
Other
190.30.9360.60.7-17
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1282.02.21111.92.1+17
Did not go to work
4947.87.75449.58.3-50
Not stated
1011.62.2931.62.7+8

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, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 19.3% Bus, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.4% Tram or Ferry, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.0% Taxi, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.1% Car - as driver, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 59.0% Car - as passenger, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 4.5% Truck, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.1% Motorbike, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.6% Bicycle, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.4% Walked only, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.9% Other, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.3% Worked at home, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 2.0% Did not go to work, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 7.8% Not stated, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.6%
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, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +291 Bus, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +16 Tram or Ferry, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -3 Taxi, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -5 Car - as driver, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +358 Car - as passenger, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -14 Truck, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -32 Motorbike, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +20 Bicycle, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +9 Walked only, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -30 Other, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -17 Worked at home, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +17 Did not go to work, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -50 Not stated, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +8
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 1,306 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Revesby - Revesby Heights, compared with 4,114 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 Revesby - Revesby Heights in 2011, compared to Bankstown City, shows that 20.7% used public transport, while 65.2% 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 Revesby - Revesby Heights and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (19.3% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (59.0% compared to 61.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Revesby - Revesby Heights increased by 568 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Revesby - Revesby Heights between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+358 persons)
  • Train (+291 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-50 persons)

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