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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South

Method of travel to work

In Warrandyte - Warrandyte South 67 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Warrandyte - Warrandyte South's commuting statistics reveal the main modes of transport by which residents get to work. There are a number of reasons why people use different modes of transport to get to work including the availability of affordable and effective public transport options, the number of motor vehicles available within a household, and the distance travelled to work.

Commuting data is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the availability, effectiveness and utilisation of local transport options, particularly when analysed with Residents Place of Work data and Car Ownership.

Derived from the Census question:

'How did the person get to work on Tuesday, 9 August 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Train
903.03.9451.53.3+44
Bus
1505.08.91113.67.4+39
Tram or Ferry
0--0.10--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.20
Car - as driver
2,03768.164.32,15368.865.2-116
Car - as passenger
762.54.31183.84.7-43
Truck
230.80.5311.00.7-8
Motorbike
0--0.360.20.3-6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle0--0.260.20.3-6
map this data in atlas.idWalked only672.31.3451.51.2+22
Other
200.71.1421.40.9-22
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2538.55.82437.85.1+10
Did not go to work
2689.08.52819.09.2-13
Not stated
20.10.7461.51.5-43

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

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Manningham: 3.9% Bus, City of Manningham: 8.9% Tram or Ferry, City of Manningham: 0.1% Taxi, City of Manningham: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Manningham: 64.3% Car - as passenger, City of Manningham: 4.3% Truck, City of Manningham: 0.5% Motorbike, City of Manningham: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Manningham: 0.2% Walked only, City of Manningham: 1.3% Other, City of Manningham: 1.1% Worked at home, City of Manningham: 5.8% Did not go to work, City of Manningham: 8.5% Not stated, City of Manningham: 0.7% Train, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 3.0% Bus, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 5.0% Car - as driver, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 68.1% Car - as passenger, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.5% Truck, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.8% Walked only, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.3% Other, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.7% Worked at home, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 8.5% Did not go to work, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 9.0% Not stated, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +44 Bus, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +39 Tram or Ferry, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0 Taxi, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0 Car - as driver, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -116 Car - as passenger, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -43 Truck, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -8 Motorbike, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -6 Bicycle, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -6 Walked only, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +22 Other, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -22 Worked at home, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +10 Did not go to work, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -13 Not stated, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 240 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South, compared with 2,136 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the residents in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South in 2016, compared to City of Manningham, shows that 8.0% used public transport, while 71.5% used a private vehicle, compared with 12.8% and 69.4% respectively in City of Manningham.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Warrandyte - Warrandyte South and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (68.1% compared to 64.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (8.5% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (5.0% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (2.5% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South decreased by 142 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South between 2011 and 2016 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (-116 persons)

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