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Hampton Park

Method of travel to work

In Hampton Park 77 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Hampton Park - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Train
7467.17.08678.36.2-121
Bus
1641.60.82021.91.0-38
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.00
Taxi
100.10.180.10.1+2
Car - as driver
7,52072.171.67,08668.270.7+434
Car - as passenger
7066.84.97547.35.6-48
Truck
950.91.01401.31.2-45
Motorbike
40.00.3160.20.3-12
map this data in atlas.idBicycle30.00.170.10.1-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only740.70.8750.70.8-1
Other
1101.11.0670.60.8+43
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1561.53.41391.32.8+17
Did not go to work
7477.28.17757.58.6-28
Not stated
1011.00.92502.41.7-149

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, Hampton Park: 7.1% Bus, Hampton Park: 1.6% Taxi, Hampton Park: 0.1% Car - as driver, Hampton Park: 72.1% Car - as passenger, Hampton Park: 6.8% Truck, Hampton Park: 0.9% Motorbike, Hampton Park: 0.0% Bicycle, Hampton Park: 0.0% Walked only, Hampton Park: 0.7% Other, Hampton Park: 1.1% Worked at home, Hampton Park: 1.5% Did not go to work, Hampton Park: 7.2% Not stated, Hampton Park: 1.0%
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, Hampton Park: -121 Bus, Hampton Park: -38 Tram or Ferry, Hampton Park: 0 Taxi, Hampton Park: +2 Car - as driver, Hampton Park: +434 Car - as passenger, Hampton Park: -48 Truck, Hampton Park: -45 Motorbike, Hampton Park: -12 Bicycle, Hampton Park: -4 Walked only, Hampton Park: -1 Other, Hampton Park: +43 Worked at home, Hampton Park: +17 Did not go to work, Hampton Park: -28 Not stated, Hampton Park: -149
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 910 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Hampton Park, compared with 8,325 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 2016, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 8.7% used public transport, while 79.8% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.9% and 77.7% 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 car (as a passenger) (6.8% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.5% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hampton Park increased by 50 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Car - as driver (+434 persons)
  • Train (-121 persons)

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