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Method of travel to work

In Frankston Heights 122 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Frankston Heights'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
Frankston Heights - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Train
2935.15.12965.24.8-3
Bus
641.11.3561.00.9+8
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.10
Taxi
70.10.1130.20.1-6
Car - as driver
3,97669.069.53,84867.268.0+128
Car - as passenger
3215.65.23215.65.7-1
Truck
500.91.1681.21.3-18
Motorbike
110.20.4150.30.5-4
map this data in atlas.idBicycle360.60.3170.30.4+19
map this data in atlas.idWalked only861.51.3881.51.6-2
Other
370.60.9330.60.7+4
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1733.03.11502.63.1+23
Did not go to work
61210.610.272312.610.9-111
Not stated
941.61.6961.71.9-2

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, Frankston City: 5.1% Bus, Frankston City: 1.3% Tram or Ferry, Frankston City: 0.0% Taxi, Frankston City: 0.1% Car - as driver, Frankston City: 69.5% Car - as passenger, Frankston City: 5.2% Truck, Frankston City: 1.1% Motorbike, Frankston City: 0.4% Bicycle, Frankston City: 0.3% Walked only, Frankston City: 1.3% Other, Frankston City: 0.9% Worked at home, Frankston City: 3.1% Did not go to work, Frankston City: 10.2% Not stated, Frankston City: 1.6% Train, Frankston Heights: 5.1% Bus, Frankston Heights: 1.1% Tram or Ferry, Frankston Heights: 0.0% Taxi, Frankston Heights: 0.1% Car - as driver, Frankston Heights: 69.0% Car - as passenger, Frankston Heights: 5.6% Truck, Frankston Heights: 0.9% Motorbike, Frankston Heights: 0.2% Bicycle, Frankston Heights: 0.6% Walked only, Frankston Heights: 1.5% Other, Frankston Heights: 0.6% Worked at home, Frankston Heights: 3.0% Did not go to work, Frankston Heights: 10.6% Not stated, Frankston Heights: 1.6%
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, Frankston Heights: -3 Bus, Frankston Heights: +8 Tram or Ferry, Frankston Heights: 0 Taxi, Frankston Heights: -6 Car - as driver, Frankston Heights: +128 Car - as passenger, Frankston Heights: -1 Truck, Frankston Heights: -18 Motorbike, Frankston Heights: -4 Bicycle, Frankston Heights: +19 Walked only, Frankston Heights: -2 Other, Frankston Heights: +4 Worked at home, Frankston Heights: +23 Did not go to work, Frankston Heights: -111 Not stated, Frankston Heights: -2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 357 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Frankston Heights, compared with 4,358 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 Frankston Heights in 2011, compared to Frankston City, shows that 6.2% used public transport, while 75.7% used a private vehicle, compared with 6.4% and 76.1% respectively in Frankston City.

There were no major differences between Frankston Heights and Frankston City in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Heights increased by 35 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Frankston Heights between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+128 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-111 persons)

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