Beecroft - Cheltenham
Number of cars per household
67% of households in Beecroft - Cheltenham had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 54% in Hornsby Shire.
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 Beecroft - Cheltenham 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?'
|Beecroft - Cheltenham||2011||2006||Change|
|Number of cars||Number||%||Hornsby Shire||Number||%||Hornsby Shire||2006 to 2011|
|No motor vehicles||109||3.2||7.1||115||3.3||7.6||-6||26001|
|1 motor vehicle||947||27.8||35.5||1,029||30.0||34.6||-82||26002|
|2 motor vehicles||1,571||46.2||37.9||1,523||44.4||38.0||+48||26003|
|3 or more motor vehicles||695||20.4||15.9||646||18.8||14.6||+49||26004|
Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Beecroft - Cheltenham in 2011 compared to Hornsby Shire shows that 94.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 3.2% did not, compared with 89.3% and 7.1% respectively in Hornsby Shire.
Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a smaller proportion who owned just one car; a larger proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.
Overall, 27.8% of the households owned one car; 46.2% owned two cars; and 20.4% owned three cars or more, compared with 35.5%; 37.9% and 15.9% respectively for Hornsby Shire.
The largest change in the household car ownership in Beecroft - Cheltenham between 2006 and 2011 was:
- 1 motor vehicle (-82 households)