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Casey Growth Area

Method of travel to work

In Casey Growth Area 37 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Train
2777.16.2312.95.1+246
Bus
160.40.910.10.7+15
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.140.40.1-4
Car - as driver
2,80471.471.067862.769.9+2,125
Car - as passenger
1955.05.6474.45.8+148
Truck
581.51.3413.81.5+16
Motorbike
40.10.330.30.5+1
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.100.00.20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only370.90.8423.81.0-5
Other
310.80.8191.80.7+12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1333.42.810910.12.9+24
Did not go to work
3248.28.3888.19.5+236
Not stated
501.31.7181.72.2+32

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, Casey Growth Area: 7.1% Bus, Casey Growth Area: 0.4% Tram or Ferry, Casey Growth Area: 0.0% Taxi, Casey Growth Area: 0.0% Car - as driver, Casey Growth Area: 71.4% Car - as passenger, Casey Growth Area: 5.0% Truck, Casey Growth Area: 1.5% Motorbike, Casey Growth Area: 0.1% Bicycle, Casey Growth Area: 0.0% Walked only, Casey Growth Area: 0.9% Other, Casey Growth Area: 0.8% Worked at home, Casey Growth Area: 3.4% Did not go to work, Casey Growth Area: 8.2% Not stated, Casey Growth Area: 1.3%
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, Casey Growth Area: +246 Bus, Casey Growth Area: +15 Tram or Ferry, Casey Growth Area: 0 Taxi, Casey Growth Area: -4 Car - as driver, Casey Growth Area: +2,125 Car - as passenger, Casey Growth Area: +148 Truck, Casey Growth Area: +16 Motorbike, Casey Growth Area: +1 Bicycle, Casey Growth Area: 0 Walked only, Casey Growth Area: -5 Other, Casey Growth Area: +12 Worked at home, Casey Growth Area: +24 Did not go to work, Casey Growth Area: +236 Not stated, Casey Growth Area: +32
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 293 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Casey Growth Area, compared with 3,061 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 Casey Growth Area in 2011, compared to the City of Casey, shows that 7.5% used public transport, while 77.9% used a private vehicle, compared with 7.2% and 78.1% respectively in the City of Casey.

There were no major differences between Casey Growth Area and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Casey Growth Area increased by 2,846 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+2,125 persons)
  • Train (+246 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+236 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+148 persons)

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