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Highett

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 48% of households in Highett had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 56% in City of Bayside.

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 Highett 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Highett - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles1736.45.02027.96.0-29
1 motor vehicle
1,06839.132.999838.732.9+69
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,03137.840.595837.241.3+72
3 or more motor vehicles
28710.515.22549.914.4+32
Not stated
1696.26.41626.35.5+7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Bayside: 6.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Bayside: 15.2% 2 motor vehicles, City of Bayside: 40.5% 1 motor vehicle, City of Bayside: 32.9% No motor vehicles, City of Bayside: 5.0% Not stated, Highett: 6.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, Highett: 10.5% 2 motor vehicles, Highett: 37.8% 1 motor vehicle, Highett: 39.1% No motor vehicles, Highett: 6.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Highett: +7 3 or more motor vehicles, Highett: +32 2 motor vehicles, Highett: +72 1 motor vehicle, Highett: +69 No motor vehicles, Highett: -29
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Highett in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that 87.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 6.4% did not, compared with 88.6% and 5.0% respectively in City of Bayside.

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

Overall, 39.1% of the households owned one car; 37.8% owned two cars; and 10.5% owned three cars or more, compared with 32.9%; 40.5% and 15.2% respectively for City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Highett between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+72 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+69 households)

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