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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South

Method of travel to work

In Warrandyte - Warrandyte South 46 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

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 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Train
481.53.3732.42.8-25
Bus
1103.57.5792.65.6+31
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
00.00.110.00.1-1
Car - as driver
2,14368.665.62,02066.066.1+123
Car - as passenger
1274.14.71274.25.10
Truck
270.90.7270.90.9-1
Motorbike
50.20.3160.50.3-11
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.20.390.30.2-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only411.31.1561.81.1-15
Other
411.30.9260.90.8+15
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2417.75.12036.65.1+38
Did not go to work
2899.28.935511.610.0-66
Not stated
471.51.5672.21.9-20

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Method of travel to work, 2011
Method of travel to work, 2011 Train, City of Manningham: 3.3% Bus, City of Manningham: 7.5% Tram or Ferry, City of Manningham: 0.1% Taxi, City of Manningham: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Manningham: 65.6% Car - as passenger, City of Manningham: 4.7% Truck, City of Manningham: 0.7% Motorbike, City of Manningham: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Manningham: 0.3% Walked only, City of Manningham: 1.1% Other, City of Manningham: 0.9% Worked at home, City of Manningham: 5.1% Did not go to work, City of Manningham: 8.9% Not stated, City of Manningham: 1.5% Train, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.5% Bus, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 3.5% Tram or Ferry, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.0% Taxi, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.0% Car - as driver, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 68.6% Car - as passenger, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 4.1% Truck, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.9% Motorbike, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.2% Bicycle, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0.2% Walked only, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.3% Other, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.3% Worked at home, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 7.7% Did not go to work, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 9.2% Not stated, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -25 Bus, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +31 Tram or Ferry, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0 Taxi, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -1 Car - as driver, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +123 Car - as passenger, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 0 Truck, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -1 Motorbike, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -11 Bicycle, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -4 Walked only, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -15 Other, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +15 Worked at home, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +38 Did not go to work, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -66 Not stated, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -20
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 158 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South, compared with 2,302 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 2011, compared to City of Manningham, shows that 5.1% used public transport, while 73.7% used a private vehicle, compared with 10.9% and 71.3% 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) (68.6% compared to 65.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (7.7% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (3.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (1.5% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South increased by 64 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+123 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-66 persons)

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