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Southern Ward

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 61% of households in Southern Ward 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 Southern Ward 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
Southern Ward20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles4284.46.04885.27.0-59
1 motor vehicle
2,97930.432.92,89830.832.5+81
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles4,34844.441.34,06643.240.7+283
3 or more motor vehicles
1,62316.614.41,41015.013.3+213
Not stated
4084.25.55465.86.5-138

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, City of Bayside: 5.5% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Bayside: 14.4% 2 motor vehicles, City of Bayside: 41.3% 1 motor vehicle, City of Bayside: 32.9% No motor vehicles, City of Bayside: 6.0% Not stated, Southern Ward: 4.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, Southern Ward: 16.6% 2 motor vehicles, Southern Ward: 44.4% 1 motor vehicle, Southern Ward: 30.4% No motor vehicles, Southern Ward: 4.4%
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, Southern Ward: -138 3 or more motor vehicles, Southern Ward: +213 2 motor vehicles, Southern Ward: +283 1 motor vehicle, Southern Ward: +81 No motor vehicles, Southern Ward: -59
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 Southern Ward in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that 91.5% of the households owned at least one car, while 4.4% did not, compared with 88.5% and 6.0% respectively in City of Bayside.

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

Overall, 30.4% of the households owned one car; 44.4% owned two cars; and 16.6% owned three cars or more, compared with 32.9%; 41.3% and 14.4% respectively for City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Southern Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+283 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+213 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+81 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-59 households)

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