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Doncaster East

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 60% of households in Doncaster East had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 62% 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Doncaster East - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles3823.84.04254.44.0-43
1 motor vehicle
3,14330.928.42,98931.127.6+154
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles4,18441.240.64,08042.542.8+104
3 or more motor vehicles
1,87918.521.71,75718.322.1+122
Not stated
5785.75.43463.63.6+232

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Manningham: 5.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Manningham: 21.7% 2 motor vehicles, City of Manningham: 40.6% 1 motor vehicle, City of Manningham: 28.4% No motor vehicles, City of Manningham: 4.0% Not stated, Doncaster East: 5.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, Doncaster East: 18.5% 2 motor vehicles, Doncaster East: 41.2% 1 motor vehicle, Doncaster East: 30.9% No motor vehicles, Doncaster East: 3.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Doncaster East: +232 3 or more motor vehicles, Doncaster East: +122 2 motor vehicles, Doncaster East: +104 1 motor vehicle, Doncaster East: +154 No motor vehicles, Doncaster East: -43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that 90.5% of the households owned at least one car, while 3.8% did not, compared with 90.7% 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 larger proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 30.9% of the households owned one car; 41.2% owned two cars; and 18.5% owned three cars or more, compared with 28.4%; 40.6% and 21.7% respectively for City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Doncaster East between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+154 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+122 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+104 households)

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