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Brompton and District

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 35% of households in Brompton and District had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 45% in the City of Charles Sturt.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Brompton and District quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Brompton and District20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles31716.610.828416.812.3+33
1 motor vehicle
79441.638.575644.838.8+38
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles53127.832.542125.031.0+110
3 or more motor vehicles
1316.912.6885.211.2+43
Not stated
1367.15.61388.26.7-2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 5.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Charles Sturt: 12.6% 2 motor vehicles, City of Charles Sturt: 32.5% 1 motor vehicle, City of Charles Sturt: 38.5% No motor vehicles, City of Charles Sturt: 10.8% Not stated, Brompton and District: 7.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, Brompton and District: 6.9% 2 motor vehicles, Brompton and District: 27.8% 1 motor vehicle, Brompton and District: 41.6% No motor vehicles, Brompton and District: 16.6%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Brompton and District: -2 3 or more motor vehicles, Brompton and District: +43 2 motor vehicles, Brompton and District: +110 1 motor vehicle, Brompton and District: +38 No motor vehicles, Brompton and District: +33
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Brompton and District in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that 76.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 16.6% did not, compared with 83.6% and 10.8% respectively in the City of Charles Sturt.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a larger proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 41.6% of the households owned one car; 27.8% owned two cars; and 6.9% owned three cars or more, compared with 38.5%; 32.5% and 12.6% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the household car ownership in Brompton and District between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+110 households)

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