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Hindmarsh Ward

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 39% of households in Hindmarsh Ward 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 Hindmarsh Ward 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
Hindmarsh Ward20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles81014.210.885215.712.3-42
1 motor vehicle
2,28340.038.52,14539.538.8+138
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,68529.532.51,49727.631.0+188
3 or more motor vehicles
5659.912.64768.811.2+89
Not stated
3646.45.64618.56.7-97

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.9% 2 motor vehicles, Hindmarsh Ward: 29.5% 1 motor vehicle, Hindmarsh Ward: 40.0% No motor vehicles, Hindmarsh Ward: 14.2%
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, Hindmarsh Ward: -97 3 or more motor vehicles, Hindmarsh Ward: +89 2 motor vehicles, Hindmarsh Ward: +188 1 motor vehicle, Hindmarsh Ward: +138 No motor vehicles, Hindmarsh Ward: -42
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 Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that 79.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 14.2% 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, 40.0% of the households owned one car; 29.5% owned two cars; and 9.9% 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 changes in the household car ownership in Hindmarsh Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+188 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+138 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+89 households)

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