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Church Street Major Activity Centre

Method of travel to work

In Church Street Major Activity Centre 66 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Church 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
Church Street Major Activity Centre - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Train
16717.612.813916.110.8+28
Bus
00.00.781.00.6-8
Tram or Ferry
00.00.300.00.30
Taxi
00.00.200.00.20
Car - as driver
50052.559.647254.560.8+28
Car - as passenger
202.13.1232.63.3-3
Truck
00.00.300.00.40
Motorbike
30.30.400.00.4+3
map this data in atlas.idBicycle151.61.691.11.3+5
map this data in atlas.idWalked only515.32.2404.62.3+11
Other
90.90.910.10.9+8
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home899.36.8718.26.5+18
Did not go to work
939.79.79110.510.5+1
Not stated
60.71.3121.31.7-5

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, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 17.6% Bus, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Taxi, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Car - as driver, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 52.5% Car - as passenger, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 2.1% Truck, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% Motorbike, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.3% Bicycle, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.6% Walked only, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 5.3% Other, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.9% Worked at home, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 9.3% Did not go to work, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 9.7% Not stated, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0.7%
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, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +28 Bus, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -8 Tram or Ferry, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0 Taxi, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0 Car - as driver, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +28 Car - as passenger, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -3 Truck, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 0 Motorbike, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +3 Bicycle, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +5 Walked only, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +11 Other, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +8 Worked at home, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +18 Did not go to work, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +1 Not stated, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -5
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 167 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Church Street Major Activity Centre, compared with 523 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 Church Street Major Activity Centre in 2011, compared to City of Bayside, shows that 17.6% used public transport, while 54.9% 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 Church Street Major Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (17.6% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (5.3% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (9.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (52.5% compared to 59.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Church Street Major Activity Centre increased by 86 between 2006 and 2011.

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

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