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Cranbourne East

Method of travel to work

In Cranbourne East 51 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Cranbourne East - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Train
9088.97.02907.96.2+618
Bus
760.70.870.21.0+69
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.00
Taxi
70.10.10--0.1+7
Car - as driver
7,36372.271.62,59470.870.7+4,769
Car - as passenger
4364.34.91744.85.6+262
Truck
600.61.0461.31.2+14
Motorbike
60.10.3160.40.3-10
map this data in atlas.idBicycle30.00.10--0.1+3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only480.50.8260.70.8+21
Other
920.91.0260.70.8+66
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home3013.03.4762.12.8+225
Did not go to work
8057.98.13539.68.6+453
Not stated
920.90.9521.41.7+39

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Casey: 7.0% Bus, City of Casey: 0.8% Tram or Ferry, City of Casey: 0.0% Taxi, City of Casey: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Casey: 71.6% Car - as passenger, City of Casey: 4.9% Truck, City of Casey: 1.0% Motorbike, City of Casey: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Casey: 0.1% Walked only, City of Casey: 0.8% Other, City of Casey: 1.0% Worked at home, City of Casey: 3.4% Did not go to work, City of Casey: 8.1% Not stated, City of Casey: 0.9% Train, Cranbourne East: 8.9% Bus, Cranbourne East: 0.7% Taxi, Cranbourne East: 0.1% Car - as driver, Cranbourne East: 72.2% Car - as passenger, Cranbourne East: 4.3% Truck, Cranbourne East: 0.6% Motorbike, Cranbourne East: 0.1% Bicycle, Cranbourne East: 0.0% Walked only, Cranbourne East: 0.5% Other, Cranbourne East: 0.9% Worked at home, Cranbourne East: 3.0% Did not go to work, Cranbourne East: 7.9% Not stated, Cranbourne East: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Cranbourne East: +618 Bus, Cranbourne East: +69 Tram or Ferry, Cranbourne East: 0 Taxi, Cranbourne East: +7 Car - as driver, Cranbourne East: +4,769 Car - as passenger, Cranbourne East: +262 Truck, Cranbourne East: +14 Motorbike, Cranbourne East: -10 Bicycle, Cranbourne East: +3 Walked only, Cranbourne East: +21 Other, Cranbourne East: +66 Worked at home, Cranbourne East: +225 Did not go to work, Cranbourne East: +453 Not stated, Cranbourne East: +39
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 984 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Cranbourne East, compared with 7,865 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 2016, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 9.6% used public transport, while 77.1% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.9% and 77.7% 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 (8.9% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne East increased by 6,534 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Cranbourne East between 2011 and 2016 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+4,769 persons)
  • Train (+618 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+453 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+262 persons)

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