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Lyndhurst

Method of travel to work

In Lyndhurst no people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

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 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Lyndhurst - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
2378.86.2227.35.1+215
Bus
140.50.900.00.7+14
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
90.30.100.00.1+9
Car - as driver
1,97973.271.022374.169.9+1,756
Car - as passenger
1264.75.6217.05.8+105
Truck
160.61.331.01.5+13
Motorbike
60.20.300.00.5+6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.131.00.2-3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only00.00.800.01.00
Other
281.00.800.00.7+28
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home602.22.831.02.9+57
Did not go to work
2007.48.3237.69.5+177
Not stated
291.11.731.02.2+26

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, Lyndhurst: 8.8% Bus, Lyndhurst: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, Lyndhurst: 0.0% Taxi, Lyndhurst: 0.3% Car - as driver, Lyndhurst: 73.2% Car - as passenger, Lyndhurst: 4.7% Truck, Lyndhurst: 0.6% Motorbike, Lyndhurst: 0.2% Bicycle, Lyndhurst: 0.0% Walked only, Lyndhurst: 0.0% Other, Lyndhurst: 1.0% Worked at home, Lyndhurst: 2.2% Did not go to work, Lyndhurst: 7.4% Not stated, Lyndhurst: 1.1%
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, Lyndhurst: +215 Bus, Lyndhurst: +14 Tram or Ferry, Lyndhurst: 0 Taxi, Lyndhurst: +9 Car - as driver, Lyndhurst: +1,756 Car - as passenger, Lyndhurst: +105 Truck, Lyndhurst: +13 Motorbike, Lyndhurst: +6 Bicycle, Lyndhurst: -3 Walked only, Lyndhurst: 0 Other, Lyndhurst: +28 Worked at home, Lyndhurst: +57 Did not go to work, Lyndhurst: +177 Not stated, Lyndhurst: +26
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 251 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Lyndhurst, compared with 2,127 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 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 9.3% used public transport, while 78.7% 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 Lyndhurst and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (8.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (73.2% compared to 71.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Lyndhurst increased by 2,403 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+1,756 persons)
  • Train (+215 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+177 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+105 persons)

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