Beecroft - Cheltenham

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 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?'

Households

Car ownership
Beecroft - Cheltenham20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Hornsby Shire %Number%Hornsby Shire %2006 to 2011
No motor vehicles1093.27.11153.37.6-6
1 motor vehicle94727.835.51,02930.034.6-82
2 motor vehicles1,57146.237.91,52344.438.0+48
3 or more motor vehicles69520.415.964618.814.6+49
Not stated812.43.61193.55.2-39

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, Hornsby Shire: 3.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, Hornsby Shire: 15.9% 2 motor vehicles, Hornsby Shire: 37.9% 1 motor vehicle, Hornsby Shire: 35.5% No motor vehicles, Hornsby Shire: 7.1% Not stated, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 2.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 20.4% 2 motor vehicles, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 46.2% 1 motor vehicle, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 27.8% No motor vehicles, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 3.2%
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, Beecroft - Cheltenham: -39 3 or more motor vehicles, Beecroft - Cheltenham: +49 2 motor vehicles, Beecroft - Cheltenham: +48 1 motor vehicle, Beecroft - Cheltenham: -82 No motor vehicles, Beecroft - Cheltenham: -6
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 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.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the household car ownership in Beecroft - Cheltenham between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • 1 motor vehicle (-82 households)

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