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Langwarrin South

Method of travel to work

In Langwarrin South 5 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Langwarrin South'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 South - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Train
40.75.191.84.8-5
Bus
00.01.300.00.90
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.10
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
39265.769.532966.268.0+63
Car - as passenger
345.75.2173.45.7+17
Truck
274.51.1173.41.3+10
Motorbike
00.00.400.00.50
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.300.00.40
map this data in atlas.idWalked only50.81.371.41.6-2
Other
00.00.940.80.7-4
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home6611.13.1397.83.1+27
Did not go to work
6510.910.27014.110.9-5
Not stated
40.71.651.01.9-1

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 South: 0.7% Bus, Langwarrin South: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Langwarrin South: 0.0% Taxi, Langwarrin South: 0.0% Car - as driver, Langwarrin South: 65.7% Car - as passenger, Langwarrin South: 5.7% Truck, Langwarrin South: 4.5% Motorbike, Langwarrin South: 0.0% Bicycle, Langwarrin South: 0.0% Walked only, Langwarrin South: 0.8% Other, Langwarrin South: 0.0% Worked at home, Langwarrin South: 11.1% Did not go to work, Langwarrin South: 10.9% Not stated, Langwarrin South: 0.7%
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 South: -5 Bus, Langwarrin South: 0 Tram or Ferry, Langwarrin South: 0 Taxi, Langwarrin South: 0 Car - as driver, Langwarrin South: +63 Car - as passenger, Langwarrin South: +17 Truck, Langwarrin South: +10 Motorbike, Langwarrin South: 0 Bicycle, Langwarrin South: 0 Walked only, Langwarrin South: -2 Other, Langwarrin South: -4 Worked at home, Langwarrin South: +27 Did not go to work, Langwarrin South: -5 Not stated, Langwarrin South: -1
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 4 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Langwarrin South, compared with 453 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 South in 2011, compared to Frankston City, shows that 0.7% used public transport, while 75.9% 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 South and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (11.1% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by truck (4.5% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (0.7% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (65.7% compared to 69.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Langwarrin South increased by 100 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+63 persons)

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