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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Method of travel to work

In Taylors Lakes - Calder Park 34 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Taylors Lakes - Calder 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
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Train
6077.111.25306.59.3+77
Bus
90.11.2420.50.9-33
Tram or Ferry
00.00.160.10.1-6
Taxi
80.10.3170.20.2-9
Car - as driver
6,07371.465.75,76970.466.6+304
Car - as passenger
4595.45.94855.96.3-26
Truck
760.90.8821.01.1-5
Motorbike
100.10.3150.20.3-5
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.360.10.3-6
map this data in atlas.idWalked only340.41.0620.81.1-28
Other
170.20.9460.60.7-28
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1862.21.92012.52.1-15
Did not go to work
7769.17.97709.48.3+6
Not stated
2513.02.61682.12.8+83

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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 7.1% Bus, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.1% Tram or Ferry, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.0% Taxi, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.1% Car - as driver, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 71.4% Car - as passenger, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 5.4% Truck, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.9% Motorbike, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.1% Bicycle, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.0% Walked only, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.4% Other, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.2% Worked at home, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.2% Did not go to work, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 9.1% Not stated, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.0%
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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +77 Bus, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -33 Tram or Ferry, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -6 Taxi, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -9 Car - as driver, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +304 Car - as passenger, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -26 Truck, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -5 Motorbike, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -5 Bicycle, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -6 Walked only, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -28 Other, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -28 Worked at home, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -15 Did not go to work, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +6 Not stated, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +83
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 616 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park, compared with 6,618 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2011, compared to City of Brimbank, shows that 7.2% used public transport, while 77.8% 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (71.4% compared to 65.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (9.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (7.1% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (0.1% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park increased by 310 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+304 persons)
  • Train (+77 persons)

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