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Method of travel to work

In Langwarrin 67 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Langwarrin'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
Langwarrin - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Train
2612.35.12712.74.8-10
Bus
560.51.3660.70.9-10
Tram or Ferry
00.00.090.10.1-9
Taxi
90.10.190.10.10
Car - as driver
8,27772.769.57,11571.468.0+1,162
Car - as passenger
6085.35.25045.15.7+104
Truck
1721.51.11651.71.3+7
Motorbike
320.30.4280.30.5+4
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.3280.30.4-28
map this data in atlas.idWalked only670.61.3650.71.6+2
Other
1131.00.9570.60.7+56
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home3903.43.13633.63.1+27
Did not go to work
1,23410.810.21,10611.110.9+129
Not stated
1681.51.61861.91.9-18

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, Langwarrin: 2.3% Bus, Langwarrin: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, Langwarrin: 0.0% Taxi, Langwarrin: 0.1% Car - as driver, Langwarrin: 72.7% Car - as passenger, Langwarrin: 5.3% Truck, Langwarrin: 1.5% Motorbike, Langwarrin: 0.3% Bicycle, Langwarrin: 0.0% Walked only, Langwarrin: 0.6% Other, Langwarrin: 1.0% Worked at home, Langwarrin: 3.4% Did not go to work, Langwarrin: 10.8% Not stated, Langwarrin: 1.5%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Langwarrin: -10 Bus, Langwarrin: -10 Tram or Ferry, Langwarrin: -9 Taxi, Langwarrin: 0 Car - as driver, Langwarrin: +1,162 Car - as passenger, Langwarrin: +104 Truck, Langwarrin: +7 Motorbike, Langwarrin: +4 Bicycle, Langwarrin: -28 Walked only, Langwarrin: +2 Other, Langwarrin: +56 Worked at home, Langwarrin: +27 Did not go to work, Langwarrin: +129 Not stated, Langwarrin: -18
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 317 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Langwarrin, compared with 9,089 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 Langwarrin in 2011, compared to Frankston City, shows that 2.8% used public transport, while 79.8% 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 Langwarrin and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.7% compared to 69.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (2.3% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Langwarrin increased by 1,415 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+1,162 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+129 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+104 persons)
  • Other (+56 persons)

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