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Botanic Ridge - Junction Village

Method of travel to work

In Botanic Ridge - Junction Village 3 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village'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
Botanic Ridge - Junction Village - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
513.76.2123.15.1+39
Bus
80.60.900.00.7+8
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.80.1-3
Car - as driver
1,04274.671.028271.869.9+759
Car - as passenger
825.85.6123.15.8+69
Truck
271.91.361.61.5+20
Motorbike
00.00.300.00.50
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.100.00.20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only30.20.8122.91.0-9
Other
130.90.8133.20.70
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home402.92.8194.92.9+21
Did not go to work
1218.78.3277.09.5+94
Not stated
90.61.761.62.2+3

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, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 3.7% Bus, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.6% Tram or Ferry, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.0% Taxi, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.0% Car - as driver, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 74.6% Car - as passenger, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 5.8% Truck, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 1.9% Motorbike, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.0% Bicycle, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.0% Walked only, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.2% Other, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.9% Worked at home, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 2.9% Did not go to work, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 8.7% Not stated, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.6%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +39 Bus, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +8 Tram or Ferry, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0 Taxi, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: -3 Car - as driver, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +759 Car - as passenger, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +69 Truck, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +20 Motorbike, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0 Bicycle, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0 Walked only, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: -9 Other, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0 Worked at home, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +21 Did not go to work, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +94 Not stated, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +3
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

In 2011, there were 59 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village, compared with 1,151 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 Botanic Ridge - Junction Village in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 4.2% used public transport, while 82.4% 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 Botanic Ridge - Junction Village and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (74.6% compared to 71.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (3.7% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village increased by 1,002 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+759 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+94 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+69 persons)

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