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Method of travel to work

In Hampton Park 79 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Hampton Park'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
Hampton Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
8728.56.26626.95.1+210
Bus
1851.80.9991.00.7+86
Tram or Ferry
00.00.150.10.0-5
Taxi
90.10.1110.10.1-2
Car - as driver
7,07868.671.06,61468.569.9+464
Car - as passenger
7437.25.67097.35.8+34
Truck
1371.31.31161.21.5+21
Motorbike
160.20.3420.40.5-26
map this data in atlas.idBicycle70.10.1470.50.2-40
map this data in atlas.idWalked only720.70.8880.91.0-16
Other
710.70.8640.70.7+7
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1381.32.81551.62.9-17
Did not go to work
7307.18.37948.29.5-64
Not stated
2522.41.72532.62.2-1

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, Hampton Park: 8.5% Bus, Hampton Park: 1.8% Tram or Ferry, Hampton Park: 0.0% Taxi, Hampton Park: 0.1% Car - as driver, Hampton Park: 68.6% Car - as passenger, Hampton Park: 7.2% Truck, Hampton Park: 1.3% Motorbike, Hampton Park: 0.2% Bicycle, Hampton Park: 0.1% Walked only, Hampton Park: 0.7% Other, Hampton Park: 0.7% Worked at home, Hampton Park: 1.3% Did not go to work, Hampton Park: 7.1% Not stated, Hampton Park: 2.4%
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, Hampton Park: +210 Bus, Hampton Park: +86 Tram or Ferry, Hampton Park: -5 Taxi, Hampton Park: -2 Car - as driver, Hampton Park: +464 Car - as passenger, Hampton Park: +34 Truck, Hampton Park: +21 Motorbike, Hampton Park: -26 Bicycle, Hampton Park: -40 Walked only, Hampton Park: -16 Other, Hampton Park: +7 Worked at home, Hampton Park: -17 Did not go to work, Hampton Park: -64 Not stated, Hampton Park: -1
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 1,057 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Hampton Park, compared with 7,974 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 Hampton Park in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 10.3% used public transport, while 77.3% 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 Hampton Park and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (8.5% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (7.2% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (68.6% compared to 71.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.3% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hampton Park increased by 652 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+464 persons)
  • Train (+210 persons)
  • Bus (+86 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-64 persons)

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