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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 42% of households in Spotswood - South Kingsville had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 47% in Hobsons Bay 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville 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
Spotswood - South Kingsville20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles19110.59.018010.69.8+11
1 motor vehicle
74941.337.566139.036.6+88
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles58432.234.252330.834.1+61
3 or more motor vehicles
1779.812.81649.711.9+13
Not stated
1136.26.51689.97.6-55

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, Hobsons Bay City: 6.5% 3 or more motor vehicles, Hobsons Bay City: 12.8% 2 motor vehicles, Hobsons Bay City: 34.2% 1 motor vehicle, Hobsons Bay City: 37.5% No motor vehicles, Hobsons Bay City: 9.0% Not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 6.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.8% 2 motor vehicles, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 32.2% 1 motor vehicle, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 41.3% No motor vehicles, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 10.5%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -55 3 or more motor vehicles, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +13 2 motor vehicles, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +61 1 motor vehicle, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +88 No motor vehicles, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +11
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 Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that 83.2% of the households owned at least one car, while 10.5% did not, compared with 84.5% and 9.0% respectively in Hobsons Bay 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, 41.3% of the households owned one car; 32.2% owned two cars; and 9.8% owned three cars or more, compared with 37.5%; 34.2% and 12.8% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Spotswood - South Kingsville between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+88 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+61 households)

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