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Albion

Method of travel to work

In Albion 37 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Albion'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
Albion - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Train
48724.912.550027.011.2-13
Bus
261.31.1372.01.2-11
Tram or Ferry
0--0.10--0.10
Taxi
0--0.390.50.3-9
Car - as driver
1,06154.266.396051.865.5+101
Car - as passenger
1015.25.5965.25.9+5
Truck
100.50.7140.80.8-4
Motorbike
0--0.290.50.3-9
map this data in atlas.idBicycle90.50.3130.70.3-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only281.40.9422.31.0-14
Other
130.71.150.31.0+8
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home281.42.1120.61.9+16
Did not go to work
1578.07.41286.98.0+29
Not stated
371.91.5291.62.6+8

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 Brimbank: 12.5% Bus, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Tram or Ferry, City of Brimbank: 0.1% Taxi, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Car - as driver, City of Brimbank: 66.3% Car - as passenger, City of Brimbank: 5.5% Truck, City of Brimbank: 0.7% Motorbike, City of Brimbank: 0.2% Bicycle, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Walked only, City of Brimbank: 0.9% Other, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Worked at home, City of Brimbank: 2.1% Did not go to work, City of Brimbank: 7.4% Not stated, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Train, Albion: 24.9% Bus, Albion: 1.3% Car - as driver, Albion: 54.2% Car - as passenger, Albion: 5.2% Truck, Albion: 0.5% Bicycle, Albion: 0.5% Walked only, Albion: 1.4% Other, Albion: 0.7% Worked at home, Albion: 1.4% Did not go to work, Albion: 8.0% Not stated, Albion: 1.9%
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, Albion: -13 Bus, Albion: -11 Tram or Ferry, Albion: 0 Taxi, Albion: -9 Car - as driver, Albion: +101 Car - as passenger, Albion: +5 Truck, Albion: -4 Motorbike, Albion: -9 Bicycle, Albion: -4 Walked only, Albion: -14 Other, Albion: +8 Worked at home, Albion: +16 Did not go to work, Albion: +29 Not stated, Albion: +8
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 513 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Albion, compared with 1,172 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 Albion in 2016, compared to City of Brimbank, shows that 26.2% used public transport, while 59.9% used a private vehicle, compared with 13.7% and 72.7% respectively in City of Brimbank.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Albion and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (24.9% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (54.2% compared to 66.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Albion increased by 103 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Albion between 2011 and 2016 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+101 persons)

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