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Grange - Henley Beach

Method of travel to work

In Grange - Henley Beach 151 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Grange - Henley Beach's commuting statistics reveal the main modes of transport by which residents get to work. There are a number of reasons why people use different modes of transport to get to work including the availability of affordable and effective public transport options, the number of motor vehicles available within a household, and the distance travelled to work.

Commuting data is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the availability, effectiveness and utilisation of local transport options, particularly when analysed with Residents Place of Work data and Car Ownership.

Derived from the Census question:

'How did the person get to work on Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Grange - Henley Beach - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Train
1693.02.41352.62.3+34
Bus
3255.85.42875.65.8+38
Tram or Ferry
30.10.600.00.0+3
Taxi
100.20.3120.20.3-2
Car - as driver
3,68865.864.63,32664.663.9+362
Car - as passenger
2584.65.72745.35.8-16
Truck
350.60.7250.50.8+10
Motorbike
190.30.5260.50.6-7
map this data in atlas.idBicycle811.41.5841.61.7-3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only701.21.8781.52.2-8
Other
1102.01.7551.10.9+55
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1903.42.71683.32.7+22
Did not go to work
60810.810.760011.711.2+8
Not stated
410.71.5771.51.8-36

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

Method of travel to work, 2011
Method of travel to work, 2011 Train, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Bus, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% Tram or Ferry, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Taxi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% Car - as driver, City of Charles Sturt: 64.6% Car - as passenger, City of Charles Sturt: 5.7% Truck, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Motorbike, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Bicycle, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Walked only, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Other, City of Charles Sturt: 1.7% Worked at home, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% Did not go to work, City of Charles Sturt: 10.7% Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Train, Grange - Henley Beach: 3.0% Bus, Grange - Henley Beach: 5.8% Tram or Ferry, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.1% Taxi, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.2% Car - as driver, Grange - Henley Beach: 65.8% Car - as passenger, Grange - Henley Beach: 4.6% Truck, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.6% Motorbike, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.3% Bicycle, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.4% Walked only, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.2% Other, Grange - Henley Beach: 2.0% Worked at home, Grange - Henley Beach: 3.4% Did not go to work, Grange - Henley Beach: 10.8% Not stated, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.7%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Grange - Henley Beach: +34 Bus, Grange - Henley Beach: +38 Tram or Ferry, Grange - Henley Beach: +3 Taxi, Grange - Henley Beach: -2 Car - as driver, Grange - Henley Beach: +362 Car - as passenger, Grange - Henley Beach: -16 Truck, Grange - Henley Beach: +10 Motorbike, Grange - Henley Beach: -7 Bicycle, Grange - Henley Beach: -3 Walked only, Grange - Henley Beach: -8 Other, Grange - Henley Beach: +55 Worked at home, Grange - Henley Beach: +22 Did not go to work, Grange - Henley Beach: +8 Not stated, Grange - Henley Beach: -36
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

In 2011, there were 497 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Grange - Henley Beach, compared with 4,000 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the residents in Grange - Henley Beach in 2011, compared to the City of Charles Sturt, shows that 8.9% used public transport, while 71.3% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.4% and 71.4% respectively in the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Grange - Henley Beach and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (65.8% compared to 64.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (4.6% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Grange - Henley Beach increased by 460 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Grange - Henley Beach between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+362 persons)
  • Other (+55 persons)

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