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Bay Street Major Activity Centre

Method of travel to work

In Bay Street Major Activity Centre 58 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Bay Street Major 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
Bay Street Major Activity Centre - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Train
17018.612.812814.710.8+42
Bus
00.00.760.70.6-6
Tram or Ferry
00.00.300.00.30
Taxi
00.00.220.30.2-2
Car - as driver
48453.059.649456.960.8-10
Car - as passenger
242.63.1263.03.3-3
Truck
00.00.320.30.4-2
Motorbike
10.10.430.40.4-2
map this data in atlas.idBicycle212.31.680.91.3+14
map this data in atlas.idWalked only374.12.2313.62.3+6
Other
10.10.991.00.9-8
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home636.96.8556.46.5+8
Did not go to work
11012.19.7829.410.5+28
Not stated
10.11.3212.41.7-20

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, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 18.6% Bus, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Taxi, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Car - as driver, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 53.0% Car - as passenger, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 2.6% Truck, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Motorbike, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.1% Bicycle, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 2.3% Walked only, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 4.1% Other, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.1% Worked at home, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 6.9% Did not go to work, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 12.1% Not stated, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.1%
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, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +42 Bus, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -6 Tram or Ferry, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0 Taxi, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -2 Car - as driver, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -10 Car - as passenger, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -3 Truck, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -2 Motorbike, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -2 Bicycle, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +14 Walked only, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +6 Other, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -8 Worked at home, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +8 Did not go to work, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +28 Not stated, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -20
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 170 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Bay Street Major Activity Centre, compared with 509 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 Bay Street Major Activity Centre in 2011, compared to City of Bayside, shows that 18.6% used public transport, while 55.7% 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 Bay Street Major Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (18.6% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (12.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (4.1% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (53.0% compared to 59.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bay Street Major Activity Centre increased by 44 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Bay Street Major Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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