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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 55% of households in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 48% 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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles2064.89.22044.910.8+2
1 motor vehicle
1,47934.436.71,50536.238.5-26
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,61037.433.31,57437.932.5+36
3 or more motor vehicles
75517.614.370016.912.6+55
Not stated
2515.86.51694.15.6+82

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Charles Sturt: 14.3% 2 motor vehicles, City of Charles Sturt: 33.3% 1 motor vehicle, City of Charles Sturt: 36.7% No motor vehicles, City of Charles Sturt: 9.2% Not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.8% 3 or more motor vehicles, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 17.6% 2 motor vehicles, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 37.4% 1 motor vehicle, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 34.4% No motor vehicles, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +82 3 or more motor vehicles, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +55 2 motor vehicles, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +36 1 motor vehicle, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -26 No motor vehicles, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that 89.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 4.8% did not, compared with 84.3% and 9.2% 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 larger proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 34.4% of the households owned one car; 37.4% owned two cars; and 17.6% owned three cars or more, compared with 36.7%; 33.3% and 14.3% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the household car ownership in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+55 households)

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