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Berwick - Beaconsfield

Method of travel to work

In Berwick - Beaconsfield 140 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Berwick - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick - Beaconsfield - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
1,4346.56.25755.65.1+858
Bus
660.30.9440.40.7+22
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.00.1-3
Car - as driver
15,77371.671.07,21170.469.9+8,562
Car - as passenger
1,0674.85.64714.65.8+596
Truck
1360.61.3860.81.5+50
Motorbike
520.20.3240.20.5+28
map this data in atlas.idBicycle90.00.1330.30.2-24
map this data in atlas.idWalked only1310.60.81151.11.0+16
Other
1440.70.8470.50.7+97
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home8573.92.84124.02.9+445
Did not go to work
2,0789.48.31,06110.49.5+1,017
Not stated
2841.31.71591.62.2+125

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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 6.5% Bus, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.3% Tram or Ferry, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Taxi, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Car - as driver, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 71.6% Car - as passenger, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.8% Truck, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Motorbike, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.2% Bicycle, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Walked only, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Other, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.7% Worked at home, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.9% Did not go to work, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 9.4% Not stated, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.3%
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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +858 Bus, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +22 Tram or Ferry, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0 Taxi, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -3 Car - as driver, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +8,562 Car - as passenger, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +596 Truck, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +50 Motorbike, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +28 Bicycle, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -24 Walked only, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +16 Other, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +97 Worked at home, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +445 Did not go to work, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +1,017 Not stated, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +125
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 1,500 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Berwick - Beaconsfield, compared with 17,028 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 6.8% used public transport, while 77.3% 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (9.4% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (3.9% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Berwick - Beaconsfield increased by 11,787 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+8,562 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+1,017 persons)
  • Train (+858 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+596 persons)

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