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Daw Park

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 40% of households in Daw Park had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 56% in the City of Mitcham.

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 Daw Park 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
Daw Park20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles13412.86.814013.57.6-6
1 motor vehicle
44842.733.944943.335.3-1
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles32831.339.532331.137.8+5
3 or more motor vehicles
959.116.3888.514.9+7
Not stated
434.13.6383.64.4+5

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 Mitcham: 3.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Mitcham: 16.3% 2 motor vehicles, City of Mitcham: 39.5% 1 motor vehicle, City of Mitcham: 33.9% No motor vehicles, City of Mitcham: 6.8% Not stated, Daw Park: 4.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, Daw Park: 9.1% 2 motor vehicles, Daw Park: 31.3% 1 motor vehicle, Daw Park: 42.7% No motor vehicles, Daw Park: 12.8%
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, Daw Park: +5 3 or more motor vehicles, Daw Park: +7 2 motor vehicles, Daw Park: +5 1 motor vehicle, Daw Park: -1 No motor vehicles, Daw Park: -6
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 Daw Park in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that 83.1% of the households owned at least one car, while 12.8% did not, compared with 89.7% and 6.8% respectively in the City of Mitcham.

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

Overall, 42.7% of the households owned one car; 31.3% owned two cars; and 9.1% owned three cars or more, compared with 33.9%; 39.5% and 16.3% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Daw Park between 2006 and 2011.

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