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Ascot Vale

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 38% of households in Ascot Vale had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 46% in the City of Moonee Valley.

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 Ascot Vale 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
Ascot Vale20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles81614.511.391217.111.8-96
1 motor vehicle
2,19438.935.61,96636.934.4+228
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,65329.333.31,43026.832.8+223
3 or more motor vehicles
4938.713.03827.212.3+111
Not stated
4878.66.964012.08.6-153

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 Moonee Valley: 6.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Moonee Valley: 13.0% 2 motor vehicles, City of Moonee Valley: 33.3% 1 motor vehicle, City of Moonee Valley: 35.6% No motor vehicles, City of Moonee Valley: 11.3% Not stated, Ascot Vale: 8.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, Ascot Vale: 8.7% 2 motor vehicles, Ascot Vale: 29.3% 1 motor vehicle, Ascot Vale: 38.9% No motor vehicles, Ascot Vale: 14.5%
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, Ascot Vale: -153 3 or more motor vehicles, Ascot Vale: +111 2 motor vehicles, Ascot Vale: +223 1 motor vehicle, Ascot Vale: +228 No motor vehicles, Ascot Vale: -96
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 Ascot Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that 76.9% of the households owned at least one car, while 14.5% did not, compared with 81.9% and 11.3% respectively in the City of Moonee Valley.

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, 38.9% of the households owned one car; 29.3% owned two cars; and 8.7% owned three cars or more, compared with 35.6%; 33.3% and 13.0% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Ascot Vale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+228 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+223 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+111 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-96 households)

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