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Essendon North

Number of cars per household

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 35% of households in Essendon North 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 Essendon North 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Essendon North - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles13910.49.712212.311.3+17
1 motor vehicle
59944.636.237337.535.6+226
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles34525.732.829529.633.3+50
3 or more motor vehicles
1219.013.3808.013.0+41
Not stated
13810.38.012512.66.9+13

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 8.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Moonee Valley: 13.3% 2 motor vehicles, City of Moonee Valley: 32.8% 1 motor vehicle, City of Moonee Valley: 36.2% No motor vehicles, City of Moonee Valley: 9.7% Not stated, Essendon North: 10.3% 3 or more motor vehicles, Essendon North: 9.0% 2 motor vehicles, Essendon North: 25.7% 1 motor vehicle, Essendon North: 44.6% No motor vehicles, Essendon North: 10.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Essendon North: +13 3 or more motor vehicles, Essendon North: +41 2 motor vehicles, Essendon North: +50 1 motor vehicle, Essendon North: +226 No motor vehicles, Essendon North: +17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Essendon North in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that 79.4% of the households owned at least one car, while 10.4% did not, compared with 82.3% and 9.7% 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, 44.6% of the households owned one car; 25.7% owned two cars; and 9.0% owned three cars or more, compared with 36.2%; 32.8% and 13.3% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Essendon North between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+226 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+50 households)

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