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Flemington

Method of travel to work

In Flemington 341 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Flemington'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
Flemington - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Train
71522.212.754519.911.1+170
Bus
100.31.1100.41.00
Tram or Ferry
2999.33.71997.33.2+100
Taxi
90.30.3190.70.2-10
Car - as driver
1,22738.157.81,21444.460.0+13
Car - as passenger
541.74.01063.94.4-52
Truck
30.10.600.00.7+3
Motorbike
521.60.5150.50.5+37
map this data in atlas.idBicycle2116.51.8963.51.4+115
map this data in atlas.idWalked only1304.02.31124.12.0+18
Other
300.91.1301.10.80
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1314.13.2662.42.9+65
Did not go to work
3069.59.628510.410.0+21
Not stated
451.41.5401.41.8+5

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 Moonee Valley: 12.7% Bus, City of Moonee Valley: 1.1% Tram or Ferry, City of Moonee Valley: 3.7% Taxi, City of Moonee Valley: 0.3% Car - as driver, City of Moonee Valley: 57.8% Car - as passenger, City of Moonee Valley: 4.0% Truck, City of Moonee Valley: 0.6% Motorbike, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Bicycle, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% Walked only, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Other, City of Moonee Valley: 1.1% Worked at home, City of Moonee Valley: 3.2% Did not go to work, City of Moonee Valley: 9.6% Not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 1.5% Train, Flemington: 22.2% Bus, Flemington: 0.3% Tram or Ferry, Flemington: 9.3% Taxi, Flemington: 0.3% Car - as driver, Flemington: 38.1% Car - as passenger, Flemington: 1.7% Truck, Flemington: 0.1% Motorbike, Flemington: 1.6% Bicycle, Flemington: 6.5% Walked only, Flemington: 4.0% Other, Flemington: 0.9% Worked at home, Flemington: 4.1% Did not go to work, Flemington: 9.5% Not stated, Flemington: 1.4%
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, Flemington: +170 Bus, Flemington: 0 Tram or Ferry, Flemington: +100 Taxi, Flemington: -10 Car - as driver, Flemington: +13 Car - as passenger, Flemington: -52 Truck, Flemington: +3 Motorbike, Flemington: +37 Bicycle, Flemington: +115 Walked only, Flemington: +18 Other, Flemington: 0 Worked at home, Flemington: +65 Did not go to work, Flemington: +21 Not stated, Flemington: +5
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 1,024 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Flemington, compared with 1,336 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 Flemington in 2011, compared to the City of Moonee Valley, shows that 31.8% used public transport, while 41.5% used a private vehicle, compared with 17.5% and 62.8% respectively in the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Flemington and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (22.2% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by tram or ferry (9.3% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bicycle (6.5% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (38.1% compared to 57.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Flemington increased by 486 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Train (+170 persons)
  • Bicycle (+115 persons)
  • Tram or Ferry (+100 persons)
  • Worked at home (+65 persons)

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