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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Method of travel to work

In Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park 96 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

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 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Train
822.92.4592.62.3+23
Bus
1555.55.4964.35.8+59
Tram or Ferry
00.00.630.10.0-3
Taxi
90.30.360.30.3+3
Car - as driver
1,81463.964.61,49666.363.9+318
Car - as passenger
2157.65.71577.05.8+58
Truck
160.60.7150.70.8+1
Motorbike
281.00.5130.60.6+15
map this data in atlas.idBicycle441.61.5371.61.7+7
map this data in atlas.idWalked only521.81.8592.62.2-7
Other
301.11.7180.80.9+12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home582.02.7713.12.7-13
Did not go to work
2719.610.71828.111.2+89
Not stated
602.11.5462.01.8+14

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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.9% Bus, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 5.5% Tram or Ferry, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.0% Taxi, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.3% Car - as driver, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 63.9% Car - as passenger, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 7.6% Truck, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.6% Motorbike, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.0% Bicycle, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.6% Walked only, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.8% Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.1% Worked at home, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.0% Did not go to work, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 9.6% Not stated, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +23 Bus, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +59 Tram or Ferry, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -3 Taxi, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +3 Car - as driver, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +318 Car - as passenger, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +58 Truck, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +1 Motorbike, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +15 Bicycle, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +7 Walked only, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -7 Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +12 Worked at home, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -13 Did not go to work, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +89 Not stated, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +14
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 237 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, compared with 2,073 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 2011, compared to the City of Charles Sturt, shows that 8.4% used public transport, while 73.1% 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (7.6% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to work (9.6% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park increased by 579 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+318 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+89 persons)
  • Bus (+59 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+58 persons)

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