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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 26% of households in Developing East Arnhem Limited area had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 53% in Greater Darwin.

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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area 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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%Greater Darwin %Number%Greater Darwin %2011 to 2016
No motor vehicles63629.35.175028.56.4-114
1 motor vehicle67731.228.397437.030.5-297
2 motor vehicles42119.434.453020.133.7-109
3 or more motor vehicles1396.418.31997.616.7-60
Not stated29813.714.01826.912.7+116

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, Greater Darwin: 14.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, Greater Darwin: 18.3% 2 motor vehicles, Greater Darwin: 34.4% 1 motor vehicle, Greater Darwin: 28.3% No motor vehicles, Greater Darwin: 5.1% Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 13.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 6.4% 2 motor vehicles, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 19.4% 1 motor vehicle, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 31.2% No motor vehicles, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 29.3%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +116 3 or more motor vehicles, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -60 2 motor vehicles, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -109 1 motor vehicle, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -297 No motor vehicles, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -114
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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2016 compared to Greater Darwin shows that 57.0% of the households owned at least one car, while 29.3% did not, compared with 81.0% and 5.1% respectively in Greater Darwin.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a larger proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 31.2% of the households owned one car; 19.4% owned two cars; and 6.4% owned three cars or more, compared with 28.3%; 34.4% and 18.3% respectively for Greater Darwin.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (-297 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-114 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (-109 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (-60 households)

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