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In Albion 49 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

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 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Albion - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Train
51427.611.229819.99.3+216
Bus
392.11.2251.70.9+14
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
80.40.330.20.2+5
Car - as driver
95051.165.779553.066.6+155
Car - as passenger
955.15.9936.26.3+2
Truck
110.60.8110.71.10
Motorbike
80.40.330.20.3+5
map this data in atlas.idBicycle100.50.3140.90.3-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only392.11.0402.71.1-1
Other
60.30.9100.70.7-4
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home120.61.9171.12.1-5
Did not go to work
1357.37.91459.78.3-10
Not stated
321.72.6453.02.8-13

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 Brimbank: 11.2% Bus, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Tram or Ferry, City of Brimbank: 0.1% Taxi, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Car - as driver, City of Brimbank: 65.7% Car - as passenger, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Truck, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Motorbike, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Walked only, City of Brimbank: 1.0% Other, City of Brimbank: 0.9% Worked at home, City of Brimbank: 1.9% Did not go to work, City of Brimbank: 7.9% Not stated, City of Brimbank: 2.6% Train, Albion: 27.6% Bus, Albion: 2.1% Tram or Ferry, Albion: 0.0% Taxi, Albion: 0.4% Car - as driver, Albion: 51.1% Car - as passenger, Albion: 5.1% Truck, Albion: 0.6% Motorbike, Albion: 0.4% Bicycle, Albion: 0.5% Walked only, Albion: 2.1% Other, Albion: 0.3% Worked at home, Albion: 0.6% Did not go to work, Albion: 7.3% Not stated, Albion: 1.7%
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, Albion: +216 Bus, Albion: +14 Tram or Ferry, Albion: 0 Taxi, Albion: +5 Car - as driver, Albion: +155 Car - as passenger, Albion: +2 Truck, Albion: 0 Motorbike, Albion: +5 Bicycle, Albion: -4 Walked only, Albion: -1 Other, Albion: -4 Worked at home, Albion: -5 Did not go to work, Albion: -10 Not stated, Albion: -13
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 553 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Albion, compared with 1,064 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 2011, compared to City of Brimbank, shows that 29.7% used public transport, while 57.2% used a private vehicle, compared with 12.5% 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 (27.6% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (2.1% compared to 1.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (51.1% compared to 65.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (0.6% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Albion increased by 360 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Albion between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Train (+216 persons)
  • Car - as driver (+155 persons)

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