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Method of travel to work

In Lynbrook 18 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Lynbrook'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
Lynbrook - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
2487.86.21456.45.1+103
Bus
160.50.900.00.7+16
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.140.20.1-4
Car - as driver
2,28772.071.01,63172.069.9+656
Car - as passenger
2076.55.61406.25.8+67
Truck
160.51.3251.11.5-9
Motorbike
90.30.330.10.5+6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle40.10.190.40.2-5
map this data in atlas.idWalked only140.40.800.01.0+14
Other
230.70.8120.50.7+11
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home541.72.8401.82.9+14
Did not go to work
2217.08.32119.39.5+10
Not stated
772.41.7462.02.2+31

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, Lynbrook: 7.8% Bus, Lynbrook: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, Lynbrook: 0.0% Taxi, Lynbrook: 0.0% Car - as driver, Lynbrook: 72.0% Car - as passenger, Lynbrook: 6.5% Truck, Lynbrook: 0.5% Motorbike, Lynbrook: 0.3% Bicycle, Lynbrook: 0.1% Walked only, Lynbrook: 0.4% Other, Lynbrook: 0.7% Worked at home, Lynbrook: 1.7% Did not go to work, Lynbrook: 7.0% Not stated, Lynbrook: 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, Lynbrook: +103 Bus, Lynbrook: +16 Tram or Ferry, Lynbrook: 0 Taxi, Lynbrook: -4 Car - as driver, Lynbrook: +656 Car - as passenger, Lynbrook: +67 Truck, Lynbrook: -9 Motorbike, Lynbrook: +6 Bicycle, Lynbrook: -5 Walked only, Lynbrook: +14 Other, Lynbrook: +11 Worked at home, Lynbrook: +14 Did not go to work, Lynbrook: +10 Not stated, Lynbrook: +31
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 264 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Lynbrook, compared with 2,519 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 Lynbrook in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 8.3% used public transport, while 79.3% 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 Lynbrook and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (7.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.0% compared to 71.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to work (7.0% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.7% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Lynbrook increased by 909 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+656 persons)
  • Train (+103 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+67 persons)

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