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Woodville Ward

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 47% of households in Woodville Ward 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 Woodville 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Woodville Ward - 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 vehicles68010.89.271413.010.8-34
1 motor vehicle
2,22935.436.72,05537.538.5+174
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,01532.033.31,64129.932.5+374
3 or more motor vehicles
92414.714.367212.312.6+252
Not stated
4517.26.53997.35.6+52

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, Woodville Ward: 7.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, Woodville Ward: 14.7% 2 motor vehicles, Woodville Ward: 32.0% 1 motor vehicle, Woodville Ward: 35.4% No motor vehicles, Woodville Ward: 10.8%
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, Woodville Ward: +52 3 or more motor vehicles, Woodville Ward: +252 2 motor vehicles, Woodville Ward: +374 1 motor vehicle, Woodville Ward: +174 No motor vehicles, Woodville Ward: -34
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 Woodville Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that 82.0% of the households owned at least one car, while 10.8% 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 smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a similar proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 35.4% of the households owned one car; 32.0% owned two cars; and 14.7% 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 changes in the household car ownership in Woodville Ward between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+374 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+252 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+174 households)

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