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Narre Warren

Method of travel to work

In Narre Warren 69 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
7976.56.26125.15.1+185
Bus
660.50.9770.60.7-11
Tram or Ferry
30.00.1130.10.0-10
Taxi
00.00.1280.20.1-28
Car - as driver
8,87072.371.08,53570.769.9+335
Car - as passenger
6755.55.66605.55.8+15
Truck
1581.31.31431.21.5+15
Motorbike
460.40.3450.40.5+1
map this data in atlas.idBicycle70.10.1290.20.2-22
map this data in atlas.idWalked only620.50.8970.81.0-35
Other
550.40.81231.00.7-68
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2542.12.82932.42.9-39
Did not go to work
1,0358.48.31,1499.59.5-114
Not stated
2412.01.72752.32.2-34

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, Narre Warren: 6.5% Bus, Narre Warren: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, Narre Warren: 0.0% Taxi, Narre Warren: 0.0% Car - as driver, Narre Warren: 72.3% Car - as passenger, Narre Warren: 5.5% Truck, Narre Warren: 1.3% Motorbike, Narre Warren: 0.4% Bicycle, Narre Warren: 0.1% Walked only, Narre Warren: 0.5% Other, Narre Warren: 0.4% Worked at home, Narre Warren: 2.1% Did not go to work, Narre Warren: 8.4% Not stated, Narre Warren: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Narre Warren: +185 Bus, Narre Warren: -11 Tram or Ferry, Narre Warren: -10 Taxi, Narre Warren: -28 Car - as driver, Narre Warren: +335 Car - as passenger, Narre Warren: +15 Truck, Narre Warren: +15 Motorbike, Narre Warren: +1 Bicycle, Narre Warren: -22 Walked only, Narre Warren: -35 Other, Narre Warren: -68 Worked at home, Narre Warren: -39 Did not go to work, Narre Warren: -114 Not stated, Narre Warren: -34
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 866 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Narre Warren, compared with 9,749 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 Narre Warren in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 7.1% used public transport, while 79.5% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.2% and 78.1% respectively in the City of Casey.

The major difference in persons between the method of travel to work of Narre Warren and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.3% compared to 71.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Narre Warren increased by 187 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+335 persons)
  • Train (+185 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-114 persons)
  • Other (-68 persons)

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