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Moonee Ponds

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 41% of households in Moonee Ponds 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 Moonee Ponds 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
Moonee Ponds20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles75913.811.377214.511.8-13
1 motor vehicle
2,09738.035.61,93036.334.4+167
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,71331.033.31,64730.932.8+66
3 or more motor vehicles
56010.113.05049.512.3+56
Not stated
3897.06.94698.88.6-80

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, Moonee Ponds: 7.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, Moonee Ponds: 10.1% 2 motor vehicles, Moonee Ponds: 31.0% 1 motor vehicle, Moonee Ponds: 38.0% No motor vehicles, Moonee Ponds: 13.8%
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, Moonee Ponds: -80 3 or more motor vehicles, Moonee Ponds: +56 2 motor vehicles, Moonee Ponds: +66 1 motor vehicle, Moonee Ponds: +167 No motor vehicles, Moonee Ponds: -13
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 Moonee Ponds in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that 79.2% of the households owned at least one car, while 13.8% 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, 38.0% of the households owned one car; 31.0% owned two cars; and 10.1% 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 Moonee Ponds between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+167 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+66 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+56 households)

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