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Keilor East

Method of travel to work

In Keilor East 61 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Keilor East'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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Keilor East - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Train
5949.214.85359.112.7+59
Bus
831.31.0681.21.1+15
Tram or Ferry
130.23.680.13.6+5
Taxi
0--0.230.10.3-3
Car - as driver
4,43469.056.84,02168.157.4+413
Car - as passenger
2894.53.72734.63.9+16
Truck
290.50.4661.10.6-37
Motorbike
70.10.550.10.5+2
map this data in atlas.idBicycle160.21.9140.21.8+2
map this data in atlas.idWalked only450.72.2490.82.4-4
Other
881.41.4270.51.1+61
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2063.23.71883.23.2+18
Did not go to work
5518.68.95399.110.0+12
Not stated
691.10.81111.91.4-42

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

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Moonee Valley: 14.8% Bus, City of Moonee Valley: 1.0% Tram or Ferry, City of Moonee Valley: 3.6% Taxi, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Moonee Valley: 56.8% Car - as passenger, City of Moonee Valley: 3.7% Truck, City of Moonee Valley: 0.4% Motorbike, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Bicycle, City of Moonee Valley: 1.9% Walked only, City of Moonee Valley: 2.2% Other, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Worked at home, City of Moonee Valley: 3.7% Did not go to work, City of Moonee Valley: 8.9% Not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 0.8% Train, Keilor East: 9.2% Bus, Keilor East: 1.3% Tram or Ferry, Keilor East: 0.2% Car - as driver, Keilor East: 69.0% Car - as passenger, Keilor East: 4.5% Truck, Keilor East: 0.5% Motorbike, Keilor East: 0.1% Bicycle, Keilor East: 0.2% Walked only, Keilor East: 0.7% Other, Keilor East: 1.4% Worked at home, Keilor East: 3.2% Did not go to work, Keilor East: 8.6% Not stated, Keilor East: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Keilor East: +59 Bus, Keilor East: +15 Tram or Ferry, Keilor East: +5 Taxi, Keilor East: -3 Car - as driver, Keilor East: +413 Car - as passenger, Keilor East: +16 Truck, Keilor East: -37 Motorbike, Keilor East: +2 Bicycle, Keilor East: +2 Walked only, Keilor East: -4 Other, Keilor East: +61 Worked at home, Keilor East: +18 Did not go to work, Keilor East: +12 Not stated, Keilor East: -42
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 690 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Keilor East, compared with 4,759 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 Keilor East in 2016, compared to the City of Moonee Valley, shows that 10.7% used public transport, while 74.1% used a private vehicle, compared with 19.5% and 61.3% respectively in the City of Moonee Valley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (69.0% compared to 56.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (9.2% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by tram or ferry (0.2% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bicycle (0.2% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor East increased by 517 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Keilor East between 2011 and 2016 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+413 persons)
  • Other (+61 persons)
  • Train (+59 persons)

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