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Cranbourne West

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 64% of households in Cranbourne West had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 65% 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 West 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Cranbourne West - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles781.63.0893.13.8-11
1 motor vehicle
1,31627.025.489231.227.5+424
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,25546.342.01,24543.542.4+1,010
3 or more motor vehicles
88618.222.646516.221.1+421
Not stated
3376.96.91716.05.1+166

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Casey: 6.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Casey: 22.6% 2 motor vehicles, City of Casey: 42.0% 1 motor vehicle, City of Casey: 25.4% No motor vehicles, City of Casey: 3.0% Not stated, Cranbourne West: 6.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, Cranbourne West: 18.2% 2 motor vehicles, Cranbourne West: 46.3% 1 motor vehicle, Cranbourne West: 27.0% No motor vehicles, Cranbourne West: 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Cranbourne West: +166 3 or more motor vehicles, Cranbourne West: +421 2 motor vehicles, Cranbourne West: +1,010 1 motor vehicle, Cranbourne West: +424 No motor vehicles, Cranbourne West: -11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 West in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that 91.5% of the households owned at least one car, while 1.6% did not, compared with 90.1% and 3.0% 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 larger proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 27.0% of the households owned one car; 46.3% owned two cars; and 18.2% owned three cars or more, compared with 25.4%; 42.0% and 22.6% respectively for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Cranbourne West between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+1,010 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+424 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+421 households)

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