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Method of travel to work

In Kings Park 9 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Kings Park'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
Kings Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Train
32710.911.22989.29.3+29
Bus
200.71.2140.40.9+6
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
00.00.390.30.2-9
Car - as driver
1,99366.465.72,26069.866.6-267
Car - as passenger
1986.65.92036.36.3-5
Truck
270.90.8351.11.1-8
Motorbike
30.10.330.10.30
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.300.00.30
map this data in atlas.idWalked only90.31.090.31.10
Other
331.10.9130.40.7+20
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home351.21.9391.22.1-4
Did not go to work
2377.97.92347.28.3+3
Not stated
1194.02.61203.72.8-1

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, Kings Park: 10.9% Bus, Kings Park: 0.7% Tram or Ferry, Kings Park: 0.0% Taxi, Kings Park: 0.0% Car - as driver, Kings Park: 66.4% Car - as passenger, Kings Park: 6.6% Truck, Kings Park: 0.9% Motorbike, Kings Park: 0.1% Bicycle, Kings Park: 0.0% Walked only, Kings Park: 0.3% Other, Kings Park: 1.1% Worked at home, Kings Park: 1.2% Did not go to work, Kings Park: 7.9% Not stated, Kings Park: 4.0%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Kings Park: +29 Bus, Kings Park: +6 Tram or Ferry, Kings Park: 0 Taxi, Kings Park: -9 Car - as driver, Kings Park: -267 Car - as passenger, Kings Park: -5 Truck, Kings Park: -8 Motorbike, Kings Park: 0 Bicycle, Kings Park: 0 Walked only, Kings Park: 0 Other, Kings Park: +20 Worked at home, Kings Park: -4 Did not go to work, Kings Park: +3 Not stated, Kings Park: -1
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 347 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Kings Park, compared with 2,221 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 Kings Park in 2011, compared to City of Brimbank, shows that 11.6% used public transport, while 74.0% used a private vehicle, compared with 12.5% and 72.7% respectively in City of Brimbank.

There were no major differences between Kings Park and City of Brimbank in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kings Park decreased by 236 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (-267 persons)

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