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Wantirna

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 65% of households in Wantirna had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 64% in the City of Knox.

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 Wantirna 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
Wantirna20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles2004.14.21533.24.4+47
1 motor vehicle
1,36027.828.21,32627.527.9+33
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,01441.242.11,98041.042.5+34
3 or more motor vehicles
1,16423.821.81,14523.720.3+19
Not stated
1473.03.72214.64.9-73

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, City of Knox: 3.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Knox: 21.8% 2 motor vehicles, City of Knox: 42.1% 1 motor vehicle, City of Knox: 28.2% No motor vehicles, City of Knox: 4.2% Not stated, Wantirna: 3.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, Wantirna: 23.8% 2 motor vehicles, Wantirna: 41.2% 1 motor vehicle, Wantirna: 27.8% No motor vehicles, Wantirna: 4.1%
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, Wantirna: -73 3 or more motor vehicles, Wantirna: +19 2 motor vehicles, Wantirna: +34 1 motor vehicle, Wantirna: +33 No motor vehicles, Wantirna: +47
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 Wantirna in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that 92.9% of the households owned at least one car, while 4.1% did not, compared with 92.0% and 4.2% respectively in the City of Knox.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a similar proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 27.8% of the households owned one car; 41.2% owned two cars; and 23.8% owned three cars or more, compared with 28.2%; 42.1% and 21.8% respectively for the City of Knox.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Wantirna between 2006 and 2011.

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