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Keilor East

Method of travel to work

In Keilor East 74 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

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 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Keilor East - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Train
5439.212.74818.011.1+62
Bus
651.11.1761.31.0-11
Tram or Ferry
80.13.7220.43.2-14
Taxi
00.00.300.00.20
Car - as driver
4,01168.257.84,11668.160.0-105
Car - as passenger
2674.54.02974.94.4-30
Truck
651.10.6621.00.7+3
Motorbike
50.10.5330.50.5-28
map this data in atlas.idBicycle150.31.8330.51.4-18
map this data in atlas.idWalked only591.02.3470.82.0+12
Other
270.51.1741.20.8-47
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1823.13.21282.12.9+54
Did not go to work
5198.89.65469.010.0-27
Not stated
1141.91.51262.11.8-12

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, Keilor East: 9.2% Bus, Keilor East: 1.1% Tram or Ferry, Keilor East: 0.1% Taxi, Keilor East: 0.0% Car - as driver, Keilor East: 68.2% Car - as passenger, Keilor East: 4.5% Truck, Keilor East: 1.1% Motorbike, Keilor East: 0.1% Bicycle, Keilor East: 0.3% Walked only, Keilor East: 1.0% Other, Keilor East: 0.5% Worked at home, Keilor East: 3.1% Did not go to work, Keilor East: 8.8% Not stated, Keilor East: 1.9%
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, Keilor East: +62 Bus, Keilor East: -11 Tram or Ferry, Keilor East: -14 Taxi, Keilor East: 0 Car - as driver, Keilor East: -105 Car - as passenger, Keilor East: -30 Truck, Keilor East: +3 Motorbike, Keilor East: -28 Bicycle, Keilor East: -18 Walked only, Keilor East: +12 Other, Keilor East: -47 Worked at home, Keilor East: +54 Did not go to work, Keilor East: -27 Not stated, Keilor East: -12
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 616 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Keilor East, compared with 4,348 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 2011, compared to the City of Moonee Valley, shows that 10.5% used public transport, while 73.9% 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 Keilor East and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (68.2% compared to 57.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by tram or ferry (0.1% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (9.2% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bicycle (0.3% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor East decreased by 161 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (-105 persons)
  • Train (+62 persons)
  • Worked at home (+54 persons)

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