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Taylors Hill

Method of travel to work

In Taylors Hill 17 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Taylors Hill'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
Taylors Hill - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Train
58910.67.92658.27.2+324
Bus
260.50.740.10.5+22
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
100.20.170.20.1+3
Car - as driver
3,86569.769.32,27070.268.5+1,595
Car - as passenger
2484.55.41875.85.9+61
Truck
671.21.2311.01.4+36
Motorbike
100.20.3230.70.4-13
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.200.00.20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only170.30.8160.50.9+1
Other
210.40.8391.20.8-18
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1061.92.2391.22.3+67
Did not go to work
4788.69.02728.49.5+206
Not stated
1102.01.9822.52.2+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, Taylors Hill: 10.6% Bus, Taylors Hill: 0.5% Tram or Ferry, Taylors Hill: 0.0% Taxi, Taylors Hill: 0.2% Car - as driver, Taylors Hill: 69.7% Car - as passenger, Taylors Hill: 4.5% Truck, Taylors Hill: 1.2% Motorbike, Taylors Hill: 0.2% Bicycle, Taylors Hill: 0.0% Walked only, Taylors Hill: 0.3% Other, Taylors Hill: 0.4% Worked at home, Taylors Hill: 1.9% Did not go to work, Taylors Hill: 8.6% Not stated, Taylors Hill: 2.0%
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, Taylors Hill: +324 Bus, Taylors Hill: +22 Tram or Ferry, Taylors Hill: 0 Taxi, Taylors Hill: +3 Car - as driver, Taylors Hill: +1,595 Car - as passenger, Taylors Hill: +61 Truck, Taylors Hill: +36 Motorbike, Taylors Hill: -13 Bicycle, Taylors Hill: 0 Walked only, Taylors Hill: +1 Other, Taylors Hill: -18 Worked at home, Taylors Hill: +67 Did not go to work, Taylors Hill: +206 Not stated, Taylors Hill: +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 615 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Taylors Hill, compared with 4,190 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 Taylors Hill in 2011, compared to the City of Melton, shows that 11.1% used public transport, while 75.6% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.7% and 76.3% respectively in the City of Melton.

The major difference in persons between the method of travel to work of Taylors Hill and the City of Melton was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (10.6% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Taylors Hill increased by 2,310 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+1,595 persons)
  • Train (+324 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+206 persons)
  • Worked at home (+67 persons)

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