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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 40% of households in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park 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
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles41414.110.854119.112.3-127
1 motor vehicle
1,10437.538.51,09438.738.8+10
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles84828.832.569824.731.0+150
3 or more motor vehicles
32511.012.62358.311.2+90
Not stated
2528.65.62599.26.7-7

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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 8.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 11.0% 2 motor vehicles, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 28.8% 1 motor vehicle, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 37.5% No motor vehicles, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 14.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -7 3 or more motor vehicles, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +90 2 motor vehicles, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +150 1 motor vehicle, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +10 No motor vehicles, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -127
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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that 77.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 14.1% 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 smaller proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 37.5% of the households owned one car; 28.8% owned two cars; and 11.0% 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 changes in the household car ownership in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+150 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-127 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+90 households)

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