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Devon Meadows

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 77% of households in Devon Meadows 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 Devon Meadows 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
Devon Meadows20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles61.23.8132.54.1-7
1 motor vehicle
8115.727.56913.328.3+13
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles18736.142.418535.842.5+2
3 or more motor vehicles
21441.321.121641.718.7-2
Not stated
305.85.1356.76.5-5

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, Devon Meadows: 5.8% 3 or more motor vehicles, Devon Meadows: 41.3% 2 motor vehicles, Devon Meadows: 36.1% 1 motor vehicle, Devon Meadows: 15.7% No motor vehicles, Devon Meadows: 1.2%
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, Devon Meadows: -5 3 or more motor vehicles, Devon Meadows: -2 2 motor vehicles, Devon Meadows: +2 1 motor vehicle, Devon Meadows: +13 No motor vehicles, Devon Meadows: -7
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 Devon Meadows in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that 93.0% of the households owned at least one car, while 1.2% 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 smaller proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 15.7% of the households owned one car; 36.1% owned two cars; and 41.3% owned three cars or more, compared with 27.5%; 42.4% and 21.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Devon Meadows between 2006 and 2011.

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