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Narre Warren South

Method of travel to work

In Narre Warren South 85 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Narre Warren South'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
Narre Warren South - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Train
9106.47.08456.16.2+64
Bus
1230.90.8540.41.0+70
Tram or Ferry
40.00.00--0.0+4
Taxi
60.00.180.10.1-2
Car - as driver
10,42672.871.69,91471.870.7+512
Car - as passenger
7705.44.97795.65.6-9
Truck
1180.81.01711.21.2-53
Motorbike
100.10.3240.20.3-14
map this data in atlas.idBicycle40.00.180.10.1-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only810.60.8580.40.8+23
Other
1210.91.0740.50.8+48
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home5473.83.44073.02.8+140
Did not go to work
1,0807.58.11,2298.98.6-148
Not stated
1240.90.92251.61.7-101

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, Narre Warren South: 6.4% Bus, Narre Warren South: 0.9% Tram or Ferry, Narre Warren South: 0.0% Taxi, Narre Warren South: 0.0% Car - as driver, Narre Warren South: 72.8% Car - as passenger, Narre Warren South: 5.4% Truck, Narre Warren South: 0.8% Motorbike, Narre Warren South: 0.1% Bicycle, Narre Warren South: 0.0% Walked only, Narre Warren South: 0.6% Other, Narre Warren South: 0.9% Worked at home, Narre Warren South: 3.8% Did not go to work, Narre Warren South: 7.5% Not stated, Narre Warren South: 0.9%
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, Narre Warren South: +64 Bus, Narre Warren South: +70 Tram or Ferry, Narre Warren South: +4 Taxi, Narre Warren South: -2 Car - as driver, Narre Warren South: +512 Car - as passenger, Narre Warren South: -9 Truck, Narre Warren South: -53 Motorbike, Narre Warren South: -14 Bicycle, Narre Warren South: -4 Walked only, Narre Warren South: +23 Other, Narre Warren South: +48 Worked at home, Narre Warren South: +140 Did not go to work, Narre Warren South: -148 Not stated, Narre Warren South: -101
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 1,037 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Narre Warren South, compared with 11,324 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 South in 2016, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 7.2% used public transport, while 79.0% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.9% and 77.7% respectively in the City of Casey.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.8% compared to 71.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Narre Warren South increased by 529 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Car - as driver (+512 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-148 persons)
  • Worked at home (+140 persons)
  • Bus (+70 persons)

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