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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Method of travel to work

In Burnside - Burnside Heights 19 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Burnside - Burnside Heights'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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Train
4149.67.91787.97.2+236
Bus
390.90.7281.20.5+11
Tram or Ferry
00.00.150.20.1-5
Taxi
170.40.130.10.1+14
Car - as driver
3,01369.769.31,57370.068.5+1,439
Car - as passenger
2295.35.41356.05.9+94
Truck
390.91.2231.01.4+16
Motorbike
200.50.340.20.4+16
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.200.00.20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only190.40.8190.90.90
Other
651.50.8190.90.8+46
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home571.32.2291.32.3+28
Did not go to work
3247.59.01677.49.5+157
Not stated
892.11.9612.72.2+28

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 Melton: 7.9% Bus, City of Melton: 0.7% Tram or Ferry, City of Melton: 0.1% Taxi, City of Melton: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Melton: 69.3% Car - as passenger, City of Melton: 5.4% Truck, City of Melton: 1.2% Motorbike, City of Melton: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Melton: 0.2% Walked only, City of Melton: 0.8% Other, City of Melton: 0.8% Worked at home, City of Melton: 2.2% Did not go to work, City of Melton: 9.0% Not stated, City of Melton: 1.9% Train, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 9.6% Bus, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.9% Tram or Ferry, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.0% Taxi, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.4% Car - as driver, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 69.7% Car - as passenger, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.3% Truck, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.9% Motorbike, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.5% Bicycle, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.0% Walked only, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.4% Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.5% Worked at home, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.3% Did not go to work, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.5% Not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.1%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +236 Bus, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +11 Tram or Ferry, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -5 Taxi, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +14 Car - as driver, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +1,439 Car - as passenger, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +94 Truck, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +16 Motorbike, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +16 Bicycle, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 Walked only, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +46 Worked at home, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +28 Did not go to work, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +157 Not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +28
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 453 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Burnside - Burnside Heights, compared with 3,301 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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011, compared to the City of Melton, shows that 10.5% used public transport, while 76.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.7% and 76.3% respectively in the City of Melton.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Burnside - Burnside Heights and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (9.6% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to work (7.5% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Burnside - Burnside Heights increased by 2,077 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+1,439 persons)
  • Train (+236 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+157 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+94 persons)

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