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Sandringham Activity Centre

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 42% of households in Sandringham Activity Centre 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 Sandringham Activity Centre 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
Sandringham Activity Centre - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles9510.65.09110.96.0+4
1 motor vehicle
36941.332.933940.232.9+31
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles28331.740.527632.841.3+7
3 or more motor vehicles
9110.215.2829.714.4+9
Not stated
556.26.4536.45.5+2

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, Sandringham Activity Centre: 6.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, Sandringham Activity Centre: 10.2% 2 motor vehicles, Sandringham Activity Centre: 31.7% 1 motor vehicle, Sandringham Activity Centre: 41.3% No motor vehicles, Sandringham Activity Centre: 10.6%
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, Sandringham Activity Centre: +2 3 or more motor vehicles, Sandringham Activity Centre: +9 2 motor vehicles, Sandringham Activity Centre: +7 1 motor vehicle, Sandringham Activity Centre: +31 No motor vehicles, Sandringham Activity Centre: +4
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 Sandringham Activity Centre in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that 83.2% of the households owned at least one car, while 10.6% 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, 41.3% of the households owned one car; 31.7% owned two cars; and 10.2% owned three cars or more, compared with 32.9%; 40.5% and 15.2% respectively for City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Sandringham Activity Centre between 2011 and 2016.

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