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Southland Activity Centre

Method of travel to work

In Southland Activity Centre 51 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Southland 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
Southland Activity Centre - Employed persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Train
12812.012.812412.610.8+4
Bus
50.50.730.30.6+2
Tram or Ferry
00.00.300.00.30
Taxi
00.00.200.00.20
Car - as driver
67263.059.659360.460.8+79
Car - as passenger
383.53.1282.83.3+10
Truck
70.70.3101.00.4-3
Motorbike
60.60.430.30.4+3
map this data in atlas.idBicycle201.91.6141.41.3+6
map this data in atlas.idWalked only312.92.2424.32.3-11
Other
00.00.930.30.9-3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home423.96.8333.36.5+9
Did not go to work
1029.59.710710.910.5-5
Not stated
171.61.3232.31.7-6

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, Southland Activity Centre: 12.0% Bus, Southland Activity Centre: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, Southland Activity Centre: 0.0% Taxi, Southland Activity Centre: 0.0% Car - as driver, Southland Activity Centre: 63.0% Car - as passenger, Southland Activity Centre: 3.5% Truck, Southland Activity Centre: 0.7% Motorbike, Southland Activity Centre: 0.6% Bicycle, Southland Activity Centre: 1.9% Walked only, Southland Activity Centre: 2.9% Other, Southland Activity Centre: 0.0% Worked at home, Southland Activity Centre: 3.9% Did not go to work, Southland Activity Centre: 9.5% Not stated, Southland Activity Centre: 1.6%
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, Southland Activity Centre: +4 Bus, Southland Activity Centre: +2 Tram or Ferry, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Taxi, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Car - as driver, Southland Activity Centre: +79 Car - as passenger, Southland Activity Centre: +10 Truck, Southland Activity Centre: -3 Motorbike, Southland Activity Centre: +3 Bicycle, Southland Activity Centre: +6 Walked only, Southland Activity Centre: -11 Other, Southland Activity Centre: -3 Worked at home, Southland Activity Centre: +9 Did not go to work, Southland Activity Centre: -5 Not stated, Southland Activity Centre: -6
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 133 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Southland Activity Centre, compared with 723 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 Southland Activity Centre in 2011, compared to City of Bayside, shows that 12.4% used public transport, while 67.8% 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 Southland Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (63.0% compared to 59.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (3.9% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Southland Activity Centre increased by 84 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+79 persons)

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