City of MonashCommunity profile
Skip to content

Chadstone

Method of travel to work

In Chadstone 82 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Chadstone'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
Chadstone - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Train
69918.213.450414.411.5+195
Bus
1012.62.1551.61.6+46
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
00.00.2120.30.2-12
Car - as driver
2,27359.261.02,05859.061.6+215
Car - as passenger
1804.74.21765.04.4+4
Truck
110.30.5290.80.7-18
Motorbike
40.10.3180.50.4-14
map this data in atlas.idBicycle230.60.8421.20.8-19
map this data in atlas.idWalked only591.52.3752.22.3-16
Other
310.80.9280.80.8+3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home872.33.7902.63.8-3
Did not go to work
3068.08.935310.110.1-47
Not stated
641.71.5481.41.7+16

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 Monash: 13.4% Bus, City of Monash: 2.1% Tram or Ferry, City of Monash: 0.1% Taxi, City of Monash: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Monash: 61.0% Car - as passenger, City of Monash: 4.2% Truck, City of Monash: 0.5% Motorbike, City of Monash: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Monash: 0.8% Walked only, City of Monash: 2.3% Other, City of Monash: 0.9% Worked at home, City of Monash: 3.7% Did not go to work, City of Monash: 8.9% Not stated, City of Monash: 1.5% Train, Chadstone: 18.2% Bus, Chadstone: 2.6% Tram or Ferry, Chadstone: 0.0% Taxi, Chadstone: 0.0% Car - as driver, Chadstone: 59.2% Car - as passenger, Chadstone: 4.7% Truck, Chadstone: 0.3% Motorbike, Chadstone: 0.1% Bicycle, Chadstone: 0.6% Walked only, Chadstone: 1.5% Other, Chadstone: 0.8% Worked at home, Chadstone: 2.3% Did not go to work, Chadstone: 8.0% Not stated, Chadstone: 1.7%
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, Chadstone: +195 Bus, Chadstone: +46 Tram or Ferry, Chadstone: 0 Taxi, Chadstone: -12 Car - as driver, Chadstone: +215 Car - as passenger, Chadstone: +4 Truck, Chadstone: -18 Motorbike, Chadstone: -14 Bicycle, Chadstone: -19 Walked only, Chadstone: -16 Other, Chadstone: +3 Worked at home, Chadstone: -3 Did not go to work, Chadstone: -47 Not stated, Chadstone: +16
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 800 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Chadstone, compared with 2,468 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 Chadstone in 2011, compared to City of Monash, shows that 20.8% used public transport, while 64.3% used a private vehicle, compared with 15.6% and 66.1% respectively in City of Monash.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Chadstone and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (18.2% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (59.2% compared to 61.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (2.3% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Chadstone increased by 350 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+215 persons)
  • Train (+195 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...