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Woodville West

Method of travel to work

In Woodville West 70 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Woodville West'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
Woodville West - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Train
302.42.4383.32.3-7
Bus
594.75.4635.45.8-4
Tram or Ferry
40.30.600.00.0+4
Taxi
00.00.300.00.30
Car - as driver
79463.064.667558.563.9+119
Car - as passenger
806.45.7796.85.8+1
Truck
60.50.7151.30.8-9
Motorbike
00.00.570.60.6-7
map this data in atlas.idBicycle110.91.5292.51.7-18
map this data in atlas.idWalked only594.71.8494.22.2+10
Other
393.11.790.80.9+30
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home231.82.7221.92.7+1
Did not go to work
14011.110.713811.911.2+2
Not stated
151.21.5312.71.8-16

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, Woodville West: 2.4% Bus, Woodville West: 4.7% Tram or Ferry, Woodville West: 0.3% Taxi, Woodville West: 0.0% Car - as driver, Woodville West: 63.0% Car - as passenger, Woodville West: 6.4% Truck, Woodville West: 0.5% Motorbike, Woodville West: 0.0% Bicycle, Woodville West: 0.9% Walked only, Woodville West: 4.7% Other, Woodville West: 3.1% Worked at home, Woodville West: 1.8% Did not go to work, Woodville West: 11.1% Not stated, Woodville West: 1.2%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Woodville West: -7 Bus, Woodville West: -4 Tram or Ferry, Woodville West: +4 Taxi, Woodville West: 0 Car - as driver, Woodville West: +119 Car - as passenger, Woodville West: +1 Truck, Woodville West: -9 Motorbike, Woodville West: -7 Bicycle, Woodville West: -18 Walked only, Woodville West: +10 Other, Woodville West: +30 Worked at home, Woodville West: +1 Did not go to work, Woodville West: +2 Not stated, Woodville West: -16
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 93 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Woodville West, compared with 880 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 Woodville West in 2011, compared to the City of Charles Sturt, shows that 7.4% used public transport, while 69.8% 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 Woodville West and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (4.7% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by an 'other' method (3.1% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (63.0% compared to 64.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Woodville West increased by 106 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Woodville West between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+119 persons)

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