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Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 48% of households in Campbelltown City had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 44% in Greater Sydney.

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 Campbelltown City 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
Campbelltown City - Households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles4,4879.111.85,18910.912.6-702
1 motor vehicle
17,61935.936.817,42436.436.4+195
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles15,92732.431.414,93831.230.2+989
3 or more motor vehicles
7,84116.013.06,55813.711.5+1,283
Not stated
3,2106.57.13,7137.89.3-503

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, Greater Sydney: 7.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, Greater Sydney: 13.0% 2 motor vehicles, Greater Sydney: 31.4% 1 motor vehicle, Greater Sydney: 36.8% No motor vehicles, Greater Sydney: 11.8% Not stated, Campbelltown City: 6.5% 3 or more motor vehicles, Campbelltown City: 16.0% 2 motor vehicles, Campbelltown City: 32.4% 1 motor vehicle, Campbelltown City: 35.9% No motor vehicles, Campbelltown City: 9.1%
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, Campbelltown City: -503 3 or more motor vehicles, Campbelltown City: +1,283 2 motor vehicles, Campbelltown City: +989 1 motor vehicle, Campbelltown City: +195 No motor vehicles, Campbelltown City: -702
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 Campbelltown City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that 84.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 9.1% did not, compared with 81.2% and 11.8% respectively in Greater Sydney.

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

Overall, 35.9% of the households owned one car; 32.4% owned two cars; and 16.0% owned three cars or more, compared with 36.8%; 31.4% and 13.0% respectively for Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Campbelltown City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+1,283 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+989 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-702 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+195 households)

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