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Cranbourne East

Method of travel to work

In Cranbourne East 17 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Cranbourne East'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
Cranbourne East - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
2847.96.2854.75.1+199
Bus
70.20.970.40.70
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.160.30.1-6
Car - as driver
2,59072.071.01,27870.369.9+1,312
Car - as passenger
1664.65.6945.25.8+71
Truck
441.21.3321.71.5+12
Motorbike
190.50.3110.60.5+8
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.130.20.2-3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only170.50.8221.21.0-5
Other
140.40.8181.00.7-4
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home782.22.8512.82.9+27
Did not go to work
3289.18.31759.69.5+154
Not stated
511.41.7362.02.2+14

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, Cranbourne East: 7.9% Bus, Cranbourne East: 0.2% Tram or Ferry, Cranbourne East: 0.0% Taxi, Cranbourne East: 0.0% Car - as driver, Cranbourne East: 72.0% Car - as passenger, Cranbourne East: 4.6% Truck, Cranbourne East: 1.2% Motorbike, Cranbourne East: 0.5% Bicycle, Cranbourne East: 0.0% Walked only, Cranbourne East: 0.5% Other, Cranbourne East: 0.4% Worked at home, Cranbourne East: 2.2% Did not go to work, Cranbourne East: 9.1% Not stated, Cranbourne East: 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, Cranbourne East: +199 Bus, Cranbourne East: 0 Tram or Ferry, Cranbourne East: 0 Taxi, Cranbourne East: -6 Car - as driver, Cranbourne East: +1,312 Car - as passenger, Cranbourne East: +71 Truck, Cranbourne East: +12 Motorbike, Cranbourne East: +8 Bicycle, Cranbourne East: -3 Walked only, Cranbourne East: -5 Other, Cranbourne East: -4 Worked at home, Cranbourne East: +27 Did not go to work, Cranbourne East: +154 Not stated, Cranbourne East: +14
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 291 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Cranbourne East, compared with 2,819 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 Cranbourne East in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 8.1% used public transport, while 78.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.2% and 78.1% respectively in the City of Casey.

The major difference in persons between the method of travel to work of Cranbourne East and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (7.9% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne East increased by 1,779 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Cranbourne East between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+1,312 persons)
  • Train (+199 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+154 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+71 persons)

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