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Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 63% of households in Frankston South had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 53% in Frankston City.

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 Frankston South 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
Frankston South - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles2543.85.73555.46.8-101
1 motor vehicle
1,86227.832.51,87728.834.5-15
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,81442.136.62,68241.236.5+132
3 or more motor vehicles
1,36620.416.51,32220.315.6+44
Not stated
3915.88.72814.36.5+110

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, Frankston City: 8.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, Frankston City: 16.5% 2 motor vehicles, Frankston City: 36.6% 1 motor vehicle, Frankston City: 32.5% No motor vehicles, Frankston City: 5.7% Not stated, Frankston South: 5.8% 3 or more motor vehicles, Frankston South: 20.4% 2 motor vehicles, Frankston South: 42.1% 1 motor vehicle, Frankston South: 27.8% No motor vehicles, Frankston South: 3.8%
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, Frankston South: +110 3 or more motor vehicles, Frankston South: +44 2 motor vehicles, Frankston South: +132 1 motor vehicle, Frankston South: -15 No motor vehicles, Frankston South: -101
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 Frankston South in 2016 compared to Frankston City shows that 90.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 3.8% did not, compared with 85.6% and 5.7% respectively in Frankston City.

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

Overall, 27.8% of the households owned one car; 42.1% owned two cars; and 20.4% owned three cars or more, compared with 32.5%; 36.6% and 16.5% respectively for Frankston City.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Frankston South between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+132 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-101 households)

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