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Doncaster East

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 61% of households in Doncaster East had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 65% in City of Manningham.

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 Doncaster East 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
Doncaster East20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles4264.44.04244.64.1+2
1 motor vehicle
2,98931.127.62,70229.126.6+287
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles4,08142.542.83,93642.442.7+145
3 or more motor vehicles
1,75718.322.11,72318.621.6+35
Not stated
3463.63.64935.35.0-147

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 Manningham: 3.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Manningham: 22.1% 2 motor vehicles, City of Manningham: 42.8% 1 motor vehicle, City of Manningham: 27.6% No motor vehicles, City of Manningham: 4.0% Not stated, Doncaster East: 3.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, Doncaster East: 18.3% 2 motor vehicles, Doncaster East: 42.5% 1 motor vehicle, Doncaster East: 31.1% No motor vehicles, Doncaster East: 4.4%
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, Doncaster East: -147 3 or more motor vehicles, Doncaster East: +35 2 motor vehicles, Doncaster East: +145 1 motor vehicle, Doncaster East: +287 No motor vehicles, Doncaster East: +2
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 Doncaster East in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that 92.0% of the households owned at least one car, while 4.4% did not, compared with 92.4% and 4.0% respectively in City of Manningham.

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

Overall, 31.1% of the households owned one car; 42.5% owned two cars; and 18.3% owned three cars or more, compared with 27.6%; 42.8% and 22.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Doncaster East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+287 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+145 households)

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