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Koonung Ward

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 55% of households in Koonung Ward 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 Koonung Ward 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
Koonung Ward20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles8365.94.08386.14.1-2
1 motor vehicle
4,98235.127.64,51233.126.6+470
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles5,63539.742.85,42439.742.7+211
3 or more motor vehicles
2,12615.022.12,05615.121.6+70
Not stated
6294.43.68206.05.0-191

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, Koonung Ward: 4.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Koonung Ward: 15.0% 2 motor vehicles, Koonung Ward: 39.7% 1 motor vehicle, Koonung Ward: 35.1% No motor vehicles, Koonung Ward: 5.9%
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, Koonung Ward: -191 3 or more motor vehicles, Koonung Ward: +70 2 motor vehicles, Koonung Ward: +211 1 motor vehicle, Koonung Ward: +470 No motor vehicles, Koonung Ward: -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 Koonung Ward in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that 89.7% of the households owned at least one car, while 5.9% 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 smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 35.1% of the households owned one car; 39.7% owned two cars; and 15.0% 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 Koonung Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+470 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+211 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+70 households)

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