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Eyensbury Township

Method of travel to work

In Eyensbury Township 6 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Eyensbury Township'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
Eyensbury Township - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Train
1037.49.1205.27.9+82
Bus
40.30.80--0.7+4
Tram or Ferry
0--0.10--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.10
Car - as driver
1,00772.169.828973.369.0+717
Car - as passenger
443.14.9184.85.4+25
Truck
30.20.930.91.20
Motorbike
0--0.251.30.3-5
map this data in atlas.idBicycle0--0.10--0.20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only60.40.872.00.8-2
Other
100.71.10--0.9+10
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home412.92.7153.92.2+26
Did not go to work
16511.88.5297.49.2+136
Not stated
141.01.051.31.9+9

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 Melton: 9.1% Bus, City of Melton: 0.8% Tram or Ferry, City of Melton: 0.1% Taxi, City of Melton: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Melton: 69.8% Car - as passenger, City of Melton: 4.9% Truck, City of Melton: 0.9% Motorbike, City of Melton: 0.2% Bicycle, City of Melton: 0.1% Walked only, City of Melton: 0.8% Other, City of Melton: 1.1% Worked at home, City of Melton: 2.7% Did not go to work, City of Melton: 8.5% Not stated, City of Melton: 1.0% Train, Eyensbury Township: 7.4% Bus, Eyensbury Township: 0.3% Car - as driver, Eyensbury Township: 72.1% Car - as passenger, Eyensbury Township: 3.1% Truck, Eyensbury Township: 0.2% Walked only, Eyensbury Township: 0.4% Other, Eyensbury Township: 0.7% Worked at home, Eyensbury Township: 2.9% Did not go to work, Eyensbury Township: 11.8% Not stated, Eyensbury Township: 1.0%
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, Eyensbury Township: +82 Bus, Eyensbury Township: +4 Tram or Ferry, Eyensbury Township: 0 Taxi, Eyensbury Township: 0 Car - as driver, Eyensbury Township: +717 Car - as passenger, Eyensbury Township: +25 Truck, Eyensbury Township: 0 Motorbike, Eyensbury Township: -5 Bicycle, Eyensbury Township: 0 Walked only, Eyensbury Township: -2 Other, Eyensbury Township: +10 Worked at home, Eyensbury Township: +26 Did not go to work, Eyensbury Township: +136 Not stated, Eyensbury Township: +9
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 107 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Eyensbury Township, compared with 1,054 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 Eyensbury Township in 2016, compared to City of Melton, shows that 7.7% used public transport, while 75.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 9.9% and 75.7% respectively in City of Melton.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Eyensbury Township and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (11.8% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.1% compared to 69.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (3.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (7.4% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Eyensbury Township increased by 1,002 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Eyensbury Township between 2011 and 2016 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+717 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+136 persons)
  • Train (+82 persons)

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