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Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 53% of households in Cranbourne had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 64% in the City of Casey.

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 Cranbourne 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
Cranbourne20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles4196.23.84508.04.1-31
1 motor vehicle
2,35234.727.51,98935.628.3+363
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,43936.042.41,87833.642.5+561
3 or more motor vehicles
1,13116.721.188915.918.7+242
Not stated
4376.45.13886.96.5+49

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, City of Casey: 5.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Casey: 21.1% 2 motor vehicles, City of Casey: 42.4% 1 motor vehicle, City of Casey: 27.5% No motor vehicles, City of Casey: 3.8% Not stated, Cranbourne: 6.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Cranbourne: 16.7% 2 motor vehicles, Cranbourne: 36.0% 1 motor vehicle, Cranbourne: 34.7% No motor vehicles, Cranbourne: 6.2%
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, Cranbourne: +49 3 or more motor vehicles, Cranbourne: +242 2 motor vehicles, Cranbourne: +561 1 motor vehicle, Cranbourne: +363 No motor vehicles, Cranbourne: -31
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 Cranbourne in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that 87.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 6.2% did not, compared with 91.0% and 3.8% respectively in the City of Casey.

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

Overall, 34.7% of the households owned one car; 36.0% owned two cars; and 16.7% owned three cars or more, compared with 27.5%; 42.4% and 21.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

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

  • 2 motor vehicles (+561 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+363 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+242 households)

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