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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Method of travel to work

In Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park 77 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Train
792.52.9863.02.4-7
Bus
1675.45.31665.85.5+1
Tram or Ferry
30.10.90--0.6+3
Taxi
0--0.20--0.30
Car - as driver
2,15369.165.61,82963.964.1+324
Car - as passenger
1886.04.82137.45.7-25
Truck
100.30.5160.60.6-6
Motorbike
130.40.5291.00.5-16
map this data in atlas.idBicycle371.21.3441.51.5-7
map this data in atlas.idWalked only401.31.7511.82.0-11
Other
401.31.9411.41.8-1
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home722.33.1632.22.7+9
Did not go to work
2989.610.32739.510.9+25
Not stated
140.40.8521.81.5-38

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

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Charles Sturt: 2.9% Bus, City of Charles Sturt: 5.3% Tram or Ferry, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Taxi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Charles Sturt: 65.6% Car - as passenger, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Truck, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Motorbike, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Bicycle, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Walked only, City of Charles Sturt: 1.7% Other, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Worked at home, City of Charles Sturt: 3.1% Did not go to work, City of Charles Sturt: 10.3% Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Train, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.5% Bus, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 5.4% Tram or Ferry, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.1% Car - as driver, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 69.1% Car - as passenger, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 6.0% Truck, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.3% Motorbike, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.4% Bicycle, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.2% Walked only, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.3% Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.3% Worked at home, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.3% Did not go to work, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 9.6% Not stated, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -7 Bus, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +1 Tram or Ferry, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +3 Taxi, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0 Car - as driver, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +324 Car - as passenger, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -25 Truck, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -6 Motorbike, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -16 Bicycle, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -7 Walked only, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -11 Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -1 Worked at home, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +9 Did not go to work, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +25 Not stated, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -38
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 249 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, compared with 2,364 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2016, compared to the City of Charles Sturt, shows that 8.0% used public transport, while 75.9% used a private vehicle, compared with 9.1% and 71.4% respectively in the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (69.1% compared to 65.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (6.0% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park increased by 251 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park between 2011 and 2016 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+324 persons)

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