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Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 21% of households in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 52% 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre 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 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles35322.06.835123.07.9+2
1 motor vehicle
72745.334.564041.934.6+87
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles27817.336.525216.535.8+26
3 or more motor vehicles
573.515.6674.413.7-10
Not stated
19111.96.521714.27.9-26

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, Frankston City: 6.5% 3 or more motor vehicles, Frankston City: 15.6% 2 motor vehicles, Frankston City: 36.5% 1 motor vehicle, Frankston City: 34.5% No motor vehicles, Frankston City: 6.8% Not stated, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 11.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.5% 2 motor vehicles, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 17.3% 1 motor vehicle, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 45.3% No motor vehicles, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 22.0%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -26 3 or more motor vehicles, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -10 2 motor vehicles, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +26 1 motor vehicle, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +87 No motor vehicles, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that 66.1% of the households owned at least one car, while 22.0% did not, compared with 86.6% and 6.8% respectively in Frankston City.

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, 45.3% of the households owned one car; 17.3% owned two cars; and 3.5% owned three cars or more, compared with 34.5%; 36.5% and 15.6% respectively for Frankston City.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the household car ownership in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+87 households)

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