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Mullum Mullum Ward

Method of travel to work

In Mullum Mullum Ward 148 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Mullum Mullum Ward'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
Mullum Mullum Ward - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Train
7093.73.36053.22.8+104
Bus
9054.87.56323.45.6+273
Tram or Ferry
00.00.1140.10.1-14
Taxi
00.00.1180.10.1-18
Car - as driver
12,74967.265.612,43566.466.1+314
Car - as passenger
8714.64.78614.65.1+10
Truck
1520.80.72051.10.9-53
Motorbike
300.20.3590.30.3-29
map this data in atlas.idBicycle230.10.3430.20.2-20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only1250.71.11861.01.1-61
Other
1560.80.91630.90.8-7
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1,1906.35.11,1186.05.1+72
Did not go to work
1,8019.58.92,03110.810.0-230
Not stated
2541.31.53651.91.9-111

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, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.7% Bus, Mullum Mullum Ward: 4.8% Tram or Ferry, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.0% Taxi, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.0% Car - as driver, Mullum Mullum Ward: 67.2% Car - as passenger, Mullum Mullum Ward: 4.6% Truck, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.8% Motorbike, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.2% Bicycle, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.1% Walked only, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.7% Other, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.8% Worked at home, Mullum Mullum Ward: 6.3% Did not go to work, Mullum Mullum Ward: 9.5% Not stated, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.3%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Mullum Mullum Ward: +104 Bus, Mullum Mullum Ward: +273 Tram or Ferry, Mullum Mullum Ward: -14 Taxi, Mullum Mullum Ward: -18 Car - as driver, Mullum Mullum Ward: +314 Car - as passenger, Mullum Mullum Ward: +10 Truck, Mullum Mullum Ward: -53 Motorbike, Mullum Mullum Ward: -29 Bicycle, Mullum Mullum Ward: -20 Walked only, Mullum Mullum Ward: -61 Other, Mullum Mullum Ward: -7 Worked at home, Mullum Mullum Ward: +72 Did not go to work, Mullum Mullum Ward: -230 Not stated, Mullum Mullum Ward: -111
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

In 2011, there were 1,614 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Mullum Mullum Ward, compared with 13,802 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 Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011, compared to City of Manningham, shows that 8.5% used public transport, while 72.8% 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 Mullum Mullum Ward and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (67.2% compared to 65.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (6.3% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (4.8% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mullum Mullum Ward increased by 231 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+314 persons)
  • Bus (+273 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-230 persons)
  • Train (+104 persons)

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