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Sandringham Activity Centre

Method of travel to work

In Sandringham Activity Centre 63 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Sandringham 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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Sandringham Activity Centre - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Train
23623.815.319119.812.6+45
Bus
91.00.700.10.7+9
Tram or Ferry
0--0.20--0.30
Taxi
0--0.280.80.2-8
Car - as driver
48548.957.652654.658.9-41
Car - as passenger
272.82.8242.53.1+4
Truck
0--0.20--0.30
Motorbike
0--0.30--0.50
map this data in atlas.idBicycle181.91.550.61.6+12
map this data in atlas.idWalked only454.62.3232.52.4+21
Other
141.51.320.31.1+12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home676.87.9666.96.8+1
Did not go to work
787.98.9838.710.2-5
Not stated
91.00.7303.11.3-21

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

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Bayside: 15.3% Bus, City of Bayside: 0.7% Tram or Ferry, City of Bayside: 0.2% Taxi, City of Bayside: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Bayside: 57.6% Car - as passenger, City of Bayside: 2.8% Truck, City of Bayside: 0.2% Motorbike, City of Bayside: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Bayside: 1.5% Walked only, City of Bayside: 2.3% Other, City of Bayside: 1.3% Worked at home, City of Bayside: 7.9% Did not go to work, City of Bayside: 8.9% Not stated, City of Bayside: 0.7% Train, Sandringham Activity Centre: 23.8% Bus, Sandringham Activity Centre: 1.0% Car - as driver, Sandringham Activity Centre: 48.9% Car - as passenger, Sandringham Activity Centre: 2.8% Bicycle, Sandringham Activity Centre: 1.9% Walked only, Sandringham Activity Centre: 4.6% Other, Sandringham Activity Centre: 1.5% Worked at home, Sandringham Activity Centre: 6.8% Did not go to work, Sandringham Activity Centre: 7.9% Not stated, Sandringham Activity Centre: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Sandringham Activity Centre: +45 Bus, Sandringham Activity Centre: +9 Tram or Ferry, Sandringham Activity Centre: 0 Taxi, Sandringham Activity Centre: -8 Car - as driver, Sandringham Activity Centre: -41 Car - as passenger, Sandringham Activity Centre: +4 Truck, Sandringham Activity Centre: 0 Motorbike, Sandringham Activity Centre: 0 Bicycle, Sandringham Activity Centre: +12 Walked only, Sandringham Activity Centre: +21 Other, Sandringham Activity Centre: +12 Worked at home, Sandringham Activity Centre: +1 Did not go to work, Sandringham Activity Centre: -5 Not stated, Sandringham Activity Centre: -21
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 245 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Sandringham Activity Centre, compared with 512 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 Sandringham Activity Centre in 2016, compared to City of Bayside, shows that 24.7% used public transport, while 51.7% used a private vehicle, compared with 16.3% and 61.0% respectively in City of Bayside.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (23.8% compared to 15.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (4.6% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (48.9% compared to 57.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (6.8% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sandringham Activity Centre increased by 30 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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