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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 64% of households in Burnside - Burnside Heights had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 62% in the City of Melton.

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 Burnside - Burnside Heights 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
Burnside - Burnside Heights20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles1334.54.01006.23.9+33
1 motor vehicle
74225.227.946529.027.5+277
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,35045.742.867041.742.9+680
3 or more motor vehicles
54518.519.327016.819.1+275
Not stated
1816.16.11036.46.6+78

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 Melton: 6.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Melton: 19.3% 2 motor vehicles, City of Melton: 42.8% 1 motor vehicle, City of Melton: 27.9% No motor vehicles, City of Melton: 4.0% Not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 18.5% 2 motor vehicles, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 45.7% 1 motor vehicle, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 25.2% No motor vehicles, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.5%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +78 3 or more motor vehicles, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +275 2 motor vehicles, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +680 1 motor vehicle, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +277 No motor vehicles, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +33
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that 89.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 4.5% did not, compared with 89.9% and 4.0% respectively in the City of Melton.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a smaller proportion who owned just one car; a larger proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 25.2% of the households owned one car; 45.7% owned two cars; and 18.5% owned three cars or more, compared with 27.9%; 42.8% and 19.3% respectively for the City of Melton.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Burnside - Burnside Heights between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+680 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+277 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+275 households)

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