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Wonga Park

Method of travel to work

In Wonga Park 25 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Wonga Park'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
Wonga Park - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Train
875.23.9653.73.3+22
Bus
30.28.90--7.4+3
Tram or Ferry
0--0.10--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.20
Car - as driver
1,16169.764.31,19868.265.2-36
Car - as passenger
543.34.3814.64.7-27
Truck
140.80.5301.70.7-16
Motorbike
0--0.30--0.30
map this data in atlas.idBicycle30.20.20--0.3+3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only221.31.380.51.2+14
Other
251.51.1221.30.9+3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1378.35.81357.75.1+2
Did not go to work
1499.08.518810.79.2-39
Not stated
80.50.7281.61.5-20

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, Wonga Park: 5.2% Bus, Wonga Park: 0.2% Car - as driver, Wonga Park: 69.7% Car - as passenger, Wonga Park: 3.3% Truck, Wonga Park: 0.8% Bicycle, Wonga Park: 0.2% Walked only, Wonga Park: 1.3% Other, Wonga Park: 1.5% Worked at home, Wonga Park: 8.3% Did not go to work, Wonga Park: 9.0% Not stated, Wonga Park: 0.5%
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, Wonga Park: +22 Bus, Wonga Park: +3 Tram or Ferry, Wonga Park: 0 Taxi, Wonga Park: 0 Car - as driver, Wonga Park: -36 Car - as passenger, Wonga Park: -27 Truck, Wonga Park: -16 Motorbike, Wonga Park: 0 Bicycle, Wonga Park: +3 Walked only, Wonga Park: +14 Other, Wonga Park: +3 Worked at home, Wonga Park: +2 Did not go to work, Wonga Park: -39 Not stated, Wonga Park: -20
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 90 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Wonga Park, compared with 1,229 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 Wonga Park in 2016, compared to City of Manningham, shows that 5.4% used public transport, while 73.8% 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 Wonga Park and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (69.7% compared to 64.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (8.3% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (5.2% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (0.2% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Wonga Park decreased by 91 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Wonga Park between 2011 and 2016.

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