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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Method of travel to work

In Berwick Township - Beaconsfield 83 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's commuting statistics reveal the main modes of transport by which residents get to work. There are a number of reasons why people use different modes of transport to get to work including the availability of affordable and effective public transport options, the number of motor vehicles available within a household, and the distance travelled to work.

Commuting data is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the availability, effectiveness and utilisation of local transport options, particularly when analysed with Residents Place of Work data and Car Ownership.

Derived from the Census question:

'How did the person get to work on Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
5845.86.25555.85.1+29
Bus
340.30.9410.40.7-7
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.00.1-3
Car - as driver
7,19171.571.06,76270.469.9+429
Car - as passenger
4854.85.64334.55.8+52
Truck
530.51.3820.91.5-29
Motorbike
130.10.3240.30.5-11
map this data in atlas.idBicycle60.10.1290.30.2-23
map this data in atlas.idWalked only770.80.81091.11.0-33
Other
490.50.8420.40.7+7
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home4364.32.83593.72.9+77
Did not go to work
9839.88.31,01610.69.5-33
Not stated
1401.41.71461.52.2-5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Method of travel to work, 2011
Method of travel to work, 2011 Train, City of Casey: 6.2% Bus, City of Casey: 0.9% Tram or Ferry, City of Casey: 0.1% Taxi, City of Casey: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Casey: 71.0% Car - as passenger, City of Casey: 5.6% Truck, City of Casey: 1.3% Motorbike, City of Casey: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Casey: 0.1% Walked only, City of Casey: 0.8% Other, City of Casey: 0.8% Worked at home, City of Casey: 2.8% Did not go to work, City of Casey: 8.3% Not stated, City of Casey: 1.7% Train, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 5.8% Bus, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.3% Tram or Ferry, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Taxi, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Car - as driver, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 71.5% Car - as passenger, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 4.8% Truck, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.5% Motorbike, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.1% Bicycle, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.1% Walked only, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.8% Other, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.5% Worked at home, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 4.3% Did not go to work, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 9.8% Not stated, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +29 Bus, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -7 Tram or Ferry, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0 Taxi, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -3 Car - as driver, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +429 Car - as passenger, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +52 Truck, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -29 Motorbike, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -11 Bicycle, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -23 Walked only, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -33 Other, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +7 Worked at home, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +77 Did not go to work, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -33 Not stated, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -5
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 618 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, compared with 7,742 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the residents in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 6.1% used public transport, while 77.0% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.2% and 78.1% respectively in the City of Casey.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (4.3% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (9.8% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield increased by 450 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+429 persons)
  • Worked at home (+77 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+52 persons)

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