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Method of travel to work

In Frankston North 30 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Frankston North'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 North - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Train
884.65.1723.84.8+16
Bus
975.11.3573.00.9+40
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.10
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
1,20763.769.51,20564.468.0+2
Car - as passenger
1407.45.21749.35.7-34
Truck
472.51.1301.61.3+17
Motorbike
150.80.4150.80.50
map this data in atlas.idBicycle130.70.3181.00.4-5
map this data in atlas.idWalked only170.91.3392.11.6-22
Other
291.50.9100.50.7+19
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home150.83.1321.73.1-17
Did not go to work
1779.310.21618.610.9+16
Not stated
502.61.6583.11.9-8

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 North: 4.6% Bus, Frankston North: 5.1% Tram or Ferry, Frankston North: 0.0% Taxi, Frankston North: 0.0% Car - as driver, Frankston North: 63.7% Car - as passenger, Frankston North: 7.4% Truck, Frankston North: 2.5% Motorbike, Frankston North: 0.8% Bicycle, Frankston North: 0.7% Walked only, Frankston North: 0.9% Other, Frankston North: 1.5% Worked at home, Frankston North: 0.8% Did not go to work, Frankston North: 9.3% Not stated, Frankston North: 2.6%
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 North: +16 Bus, Frankston North: +40 Tram or Ferry, Frankston North: 0 Taxi, Frankston North: 0 Car - as driver, Frankston North: +2 Car - as passenger, Frankston North: -34 Truck, Frankston North: +17 Motorbike, Frankston North: 0 Bicycle, Frankston North: -5 Walked only, Frankston North: -22 Other, Frankston North: +19 Worked at home, Frankston North: -17 Did not go to work, Frankston North: +16 Not stated, Frankston North: -8
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 185 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Frankston North, compared with 1,409 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 North in 2011, compared to Frankston City, shows that 9.8% used public transport, while 74.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 6.4% and 76.1% respectively in Frankston City.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Frankston North and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (5.1% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (7.4% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (63.7% compared to 69.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (0.8% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston North increased by 24 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Frankston North between 2006 and 2011.

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