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Deer Park

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 50% of households in Deer Park had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 53% in City of Brimbank.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Deer Park quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Deer Park20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles4027.07.93377.88.6+66
1 motor vehicle
1,90933.331.41,44533.631.7+463
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,99034.734.31,43933.534.3+551
3 or more motor vehicles
88115.418.269516.217.1+185
Not stated
5519.68.23798.88.4+172

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Brimbank: 8.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Brimbank: 18.2% 2 motor vehicles, City of Brimbank: 34.3% 1 motor vehicle, City of Brimbank: 31.4% No motor vehicles, City of Brimbank: 7.9% Not stated, Deer Park: 9.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, Deer Park: 15.4% 2 motor vehicles, Deer Park: 34.7% 1 motor vehicle, Deer Park: 33.3% No motor vehicles, Deer Park: 7.0%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Deer Park: +172 3 or more motor vehicles, Deer Park: +185 2 motor vehicles, Deer Park: +551 1 motor vehicle, Deer Park: +463 No motor vehicles, Deer Park: +66
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Deer Park in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that 83.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 7.0% did not, compared with 83.9% and 7.9% respectively in City of Brimbank.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a larger proportion who owned just one car; a similar proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 33.3% of the households owned one car; 34.7% owned two cars; and 15.4% owned three cars or more, compared with 31.4%; 34.3% and 18.2% respectively for City of Brimbank.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Deer Park between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+551 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+463 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+185 households)
  • No motor vehicles (+66 households)

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