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Endeavour Hills

Method of travel to work

In Endeavour Hills 34 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Endeavour Hills'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
Endeavour Hills - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
6956.06.25654.85.1+130
Bus
1301.10.91040.90.7+26
Tram or Ferry
00.00.160.10.0-6
Taxi
00.00.1220.20.1-22
Car - as driver
8,45272.671.08,31870.969.9+134
Car - as passenger
6855.95.67746.65.8-89
Truck
1271.11.31501.31.5-23
Motorbike
50.00.3620.50.5-57
map this data in atlas.idBicycle60.10.1170.10.2-11
map this data in atlas.idWalked only280.20.8790.71.0-51
Other
480.40.8960.80.7-48
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2962.52.82532.22.9+43
Did not go to work
8827.68.31,0058.69.5-123
Not stated
2922.51.72872.42.2+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, Endeavour Hills: 6.0% Bus, Endeavour Hills: 1.1% Tram or Ferry, Endeavour Hills: 0.0% Taxi, Endeavour Hills: 0.0% Car - as driver, Endeavour Hills: 72.6% Car - as passenger, Endeavour Hills: 5.9% Truck, Endeavour Hills: 1.1% Motorbike, Endeavour Hills: 0.0% Bicycle, Endeavour Hills: 0.1% Walked only, Endeavour Hills: 0.2% Other, Endeavour Hills: 0.4% Worked at home, Endeavour Hills: 2.5% Did not go to work, Endeavour Hills: 7.6% Not stated, Endeavour Hills: 2.5%
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, Endeavour Hills: +130 Bus, Endeavour Hills: +26 Tram or Ferry, Endeavour Hills: -6 Taxi, Endeavour Hills: -22 Car - as driver, Endeavour Hills: +134 Car - as passenger, Endeavour Hills: -89 Truck, Endeavour Hills: -23 Motorbike, Endeavour Hills: -57 Bicycle, Endeavour Hills: -11 Walked only, Endeavour Hills: -51 Other, Endeavour Hills: -48 Worked at home, Endeavour Hills: +43 Did not go to work, Endeavour Hills: -123 Not stated, Endeavour Hills: +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 825 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Endeavour Hills, compared with 9,269 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 Endeavour Hills in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 7.1% used public transport, while 79.6% 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 Endeavour Hills and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.6% compared to 71.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Endeavour Hills decreased by 92 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+134 persons)
  • Train (+130 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-123 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (-89 persons)

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