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Lyndhurst

Method of travel to work

In Lyndhurst 23 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Lyndhurst'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
Lyndhurst - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Train
42913.07.02368.76.2+193
Bus
60.20.8120.41.0-6
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.00
Taxi
40.10.1100.40.1-6
Car - as driver
2,25468.171.61,98973.170.7+265
Car - as passenger
1424.34.91214.45.6+21
Truck
200.61.0170.61.2+3
Motorbike
40.10.340.10.30
map this data in atlas.idBicycle0--0.10--0.10
map this data in atlas.idWalked only230.70.80--0.8+23
Other
461.41.0341.30.8+12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home983.03.4582.12.8+40
Did not go to work
2668.08.12107.78.6+56
Not stated
190.60.9291.11.7-10

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, Lyndhurst: 13.0% Bus, Lyndhurst: 0.2% Taxi, Lyndhurst: 0.1% Car - as driver, Lyndhurst: 68.1% Car - as passenger, Lyndhurst: 4.3% Truck, Lyndhurst: 0.6% Motorbike, Lyndhurst: 0.1% Walked only, Lyndhurst: 0.7% Other, Lyndhurst: 1.4% Worked at home, Lyndhurst: 3.0% Did not go to work, Lyndhurst: 8.0% Not stated, Lyndhurst: 0.6%
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, Lyndhurst: +193 Bus, Lyndhurst: -6 Tram or Ferry, Lyndhurst: 0 Taxi, Lyndhurst: -6 Car - as driver, Lyndhurst: +265 Car - as passenger, Lyndhurst: +21 Truck, Lyndhurst: +3 Motorbike, Lyndhurst: 0 Bicycle, Lyndhurst: 0 Walked only, Lyndhurst: +23 Other, Lyndhurst: +12 Worked at home, Lyndhurst: +40 Did not go to work, Lyndhurst: +56 Not stated, Lyndhurst: -10
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 435 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Lyndhurst, compared with 2,420 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 Lyndhurst in 2016, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 13.1% used public transport, while 73.1% 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 Lyndhurst and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (13.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (68.1% compared to 71.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Lyndhurst increased by 591 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Car - as driver (+265 persons)
  • Train (+193 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+56 persons)

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