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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley

Method of travel to work

In Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley 24 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley'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
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Train
1197.33.4826.13.3+37
Bus
322.05.2352.65.6-3
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
00.00.220.20.2-2
Car - as driver
1,10568.362.086665.161.5+239
Car - as passenger
694.34.8554.14.9+14
Truck
130.80.460.40.5+7
Motorbike
00.00.670.50.6-7
map this data in atlas.idBicycle100.61.870.51.7+3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only140.92.2161.22.3-2
Other
60.41.2191.40.9-13
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home724.44.3604.54.2+11
Did not go to work
16210.012.615711.812.9+5
Not stated
161.01.1201.51.4-4

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 Mitcham: 3.4% Bus, City of Mitcham: 5.2% Tram or Ferry, City of Mitcham: 0.1% Taxi, City of Mitcham: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Mitcham: 62.0% Car - as passenger, City of Mitcham: 4.8% Truck, City of Mitcham: 0.4% Motorbike, City of Mitcham: 0.6% Bicycle, City of Mitcham: 1.8% Walked only, City of Mitcham: 2.2% Other, City of Mitcham: 1.2% Worked at home, City of Mitcham: 4.3% Did not go to work, City of Mitcham: 12.6% Not stated, City of Mitcham: 1.1% Train, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 7.3% Bus, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 2.0% Tram or Ferry, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.0% Taxi, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.0% Car - as driver, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 68.3% Car - as passenger, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 4.3% Truck, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.8% Motorbike, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.0% Bicycle, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.6% Walked only, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.9% Other, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.4% Worked at home, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 4.4% Did not go to work, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 10.0% Not stated, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +37 Bus, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -3 Tram or Ferry, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0 Taxi, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -2 Car - as driver, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +239 Car - as passenger, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +14 Truck, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +7 Motorbike, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -7 Bicycle, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +3 Walked only, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -2 Other, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -13 Worked at home, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +11 Did not go to work, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +5 Not stated, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -4
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 151 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley, compared with 1,187 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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2011, compared to the City of Mitcham, shows that 9.3% used public transport, while 73.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.7% and 67.8% respectively in the City of Mitcham.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (68.3% compared to 62.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (7.3% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (2.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to work (10.0% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley increased by 287 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+239 persons)

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