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Eden Hills

Method of travel to work

In Eden Hills 23 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Eden Hills'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
Eden Hills - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Train
1228.33.51157.73.3+7
Bus
332.25.1251.75.2+8
Tram or Ferry
0--0.250.30.1-5
Taxi
0--0.20--0.20
Car - as driver
91562.463.392461.561.5-9
Car - as passenger
443.04.3614.14.8-17
Truck
70.50.380.50.4-1
Motorbike
221.50.5140.90.6+8
map this data in atlas.idBicycle100.71.9382.51.8-28
map this data in atlas.idWalked only130.92.0120.82.5+1
Other
151.01.4221.51.4-7
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home926.34.9694.64.3+23
Did not go to work
19113.011.619412.912.7-3
Not stated
30.20.6151.01.1-12

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 Mitcham: 3.5% Bus, City of Mitcham: 5.1% Tram or Ferry, City of Mitcham: 0.2% Taxi, City of Mitcham: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Mitcham: 63.3% Car - as passenger, City of Mitcham: 4.3% Truck, City of Mitcham: 0.3% Motorbike, City of Mitcham: 0.5% Bicycle, City of Mitcham: 1.9% Walked only, City of Mitcham: 2.0% Other, City of Mitcham: 1.4% Worked at home, City of Mitcham: 4.9% Did not go to work, City of Mitcham: 11.6% Not stated, City of Mitcham: 0.6% Train, Eden Hills: 8.3% Bus, Eden Hills: 2.2% Car - as driver, Eden Hills: 62.4% Car - as passenger, Eden Hills: 3.0% Truck, Eden Hills: 0.5% Motorbike, Eden Hills: 1.5% Bicycle, Eden Hills: 0.7% Walked only, Eden Hills: 0.9% Other, Eden Hills: 1.0% Worked at home, Eden Hills: 6.3% Did not go to work, Eden Hills: 13.0% Not stated, Eden Hills: 0.2%
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, Eden Hills: +7 Bus, Eden Hills: +8 Tram or Ferry, Eden Hills: -5 Taxi, Eden Hills: 0 Car - as driver, Eden Hills: -9 Car - as passenger, Eden Hills: -17 Truck, Eden Hills: -1 Motorbike, Eden Hills: +8 Bicycle, Eden Hills: -28 Walked only, Eden Hills: +1 Other, Eden Hills: -7 Worked at home, Eden Hills: +23 Did not go to work, Eden Hills: -3 Not stated, Eden Hills: -12
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 155 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Eden Hills, compared with 988 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 Eden Hills in 2016, compared to the City of Mitcham, shows that 10.6% used public transport, while 67.3% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.8% and 68.5% respectively in the City of Mitcham.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Eden Hills and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (8.3% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (13.0% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (6.3% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (2.2% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Eden Hills decreased by 35 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Eden Hills between 2011 and 2016.

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