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San Remo - Budgewoi District

Method of travel to work

In San Remo - Budgewoi District 47 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

San Remo - Budgewoi District'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
San Remo - Budgewoi District - Employed persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Central Coast Council area %Number%Central Coast Council area %2006 to 2011
Train
1401.97.52223.37.6-82
Bus
340.51.3791.21.3-45
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
5,20970.162.94,49766.260.2+712
Car - as passenger
5126.95.34977.36.2+15
Truck
1472.01.31412.11.7+6
Motorbike
370.50.4450.70.5-8
map this data in atlas.idBicycle90.10.3260.40.4-17
map this data in atlas.idWalked only380.51.8721.12.1-34
Other
600.81.0590.90.9+1
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2132.94.61642.44.5+49
Did not go to work
90012.111.886412.712.7+36
Not stated
1361.81.71301.91.9+6

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, Central Coast Council area: 7.5% Bus, Central Coast Council area: 1.3% Tram or Ferry, Central Coast Council area: 0.0% Taxi, Central Coast Council area: 0.1% Car - as driver, Central Coast Council area: 62.9% Car - as passenger, Central Coast Council area: 5.3% Truck, Central Coast Council area: 1.3% Motorbike, Central Coast Council area: 0.4% Bicycle, Central Coast Council area: 0.3% Walked only, Central Coast Council area: 1.8% Other, Central Coast Council area: 1.0% Worked at home, Central Coast Council area: 4.6% Did not go to work, Central Coast Council area: 11.8% Not stated, Central Coast Council area: 1.7% Train, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 1.9% Bus, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.0% Taxi, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.0% Car - as driver, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 70.1% Car - as passenger, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 6.9% Truck, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 2.0% Motorbike, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.5% Bicycle, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.1% Walked only, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.5% Other, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.8% Worked at home, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 2.9% Did not go to work, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 12.1% Not stated, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 1.8%
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, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -82 Bus, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -45 Tram or Ferry, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0 Taxi, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0 Car - as driver, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +712 Car - as passenger, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +15 Truck, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +6 Motorbike, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -8 Bicycle, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -17 Walked only, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -34 Other, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +1 Worked at home, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +49 Did not go to work, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +36 Not stated, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +6
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 174 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in San Remo - Budgewoi District, compared with 5,905 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 San Remo - Budgewoi District in 2011, compared to Central Coast Council area, shows that 2.3% used public transport, while 79.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.8% and 70.0% respectively in Central Coast Council area.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of San Remo - Budgewoi District and Central Coast Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (70.1% compared to 62.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (6.9% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (1.9% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (2.9% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in San Remo - Budgewoi District increased by 638 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in San Remo - Budgewoi District between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+712 persons)
  • Train (-82 persons)

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