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Casey Growth Area

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 69% of households in Casey Growth Area 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 Casey Growth Area 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
Casey Growth Area20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles491.93.8384.44.1+12
1 motor vehicle
61423.827.521325.028.3+401
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,28650.042.429234.342.5+994
3 or more motor vehicles
50219.521.123427.418.7+268
Not stated
1244.85.1768.96.5+48

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, Casey Growth Area: 4.8% 3 or more motor vehicles, Casey Growth Area: 19.5% 2 motor vehicles, Casey Growth Area: 50.0% 1 motor vehicle, Casey Growth Area: 23.8% No motor vehicles, Casey Growth Area: 1.9%
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, Casey Growth Area: +48 3 or more motor vehicles, Casey Growth Area: +268 2 motor vehicles, Casey Growth Area: +994 1 motor vehicle, Casey Growth Area: +401 No motor vehicles, Casey Growth Area: +12
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 Casey Growth Area in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that 93.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 1.9% 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 larger proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 23.8% of the households owned one car; 50.0% owned two cars; and 19.5% 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 Casey Growth Area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+994 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+401 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+268 households)

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