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Moorabbin Activity Centre

Method of travel to work

In Moorabbin Activity Centre 52 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Moorabbin Activity Centre'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
Moorabbin Activity Centre - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Train
17814.912.813212.910.8+45
Bus
70.60.7151.50.6-8
Tram or Ferry
00.00.300.00.30
Taxi
00.00.240.40.2-4
Car - as driver
72060.559.661159.460.8+108
Car - as passenger
494.13.1403.83.3+9
Truck
70.60.370.70.40
Motorbike
30.20.460.60.4-3
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.41.6131.31.3-8
map this data in atlas.idWalked only473.92.2292.82.3+18
Other
30.30.9181.70.9-15
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home625.26.8403.96.5+21
Did not go to work
1028.69.71019.910.5+1
Not stated
90.81.3121.21.7-3

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, City of Bayside: 12.8% Bus, City of Bayside: 0.7% Tram or Ferry, City of Bayside: 0.3% Taxi, City of Bayside: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Bayside: 59.6% Car - as passenger, City of Bayside: 3.1% Truck, City of Bayside: 0.3% Motorbike, City of Bayside: 0.4% Bicycle, City of Bayside: 1.6% Walked only, City of Bayside: 2.2% Other, City of Bayside: 0.9% Worked at home, City of Bayside: 6.8% Did not go to work, City of Bayside: 9.7% Not stated, City of Bayside: 1.3% Train, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 14.9% Bus, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.6% Tram or Ferry, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.0% Taxi, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.0% Car - as driver, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 60.5% Car - as passenger, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 4.1% Truck, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.6% Motorbike, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.2% Bicycle, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.4% Walked only, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 3.9% Other, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.3% Worked at home, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 5.2% Did not go to work, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 8.6% Not stated, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.8%
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, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +45 Bus, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -8 Tram or Ferry, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0 Taxi, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -4 Car - as driver, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +108 Car - as passenger, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +9 Truck, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0 Motorbike, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -3 Bicycle, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -8 Walked only, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +18 Other, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -15 Worked at home, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +21 Did not go to work, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +1 Not stated, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -3
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 185 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Moorabbin Activity Centre, compared with 779 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 Moorabbin Activity Centre in 2011, compared to City of Bayside, shows that 15.5% used public transport, while 65.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 13.8% and 63.4% respectively in City of Bayside.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Moorabbin Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (14.9% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (3.9% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (5.2% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bicycle (0.4% compared to 1.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Moorabbin Activity Centre increased by 160 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Moorabbin Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+108 persons)

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