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Strathmore

Method of travel to work

In Strathmore 126 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Strathmore'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
Strathmore - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Train
47011.512.73629.711.1+108
Bus
40.11.1210.61.0-17
Tram or Ferry
40.13.7170.53.2-13
Taxi
00.00.300.00.20
Car - as driver
2,56462.857.82,38964.060.0+175
Car - as passenger
1954.84.01544.14.4+41
Truck
140.30.6240.60.7-10
Motorbike
170.40.5160.40.5+1
map this data in atlas.idBicycle641.61.8461.21.4+18
map this data in atlas.idWalked only621.52.3521.42.0+10
Other
270.71.1180.50.8+9
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1503.73.21634.42.9-13
Did not go to work
45911.29.638910.410.0+70
Not stated
551.31.5802.11.8-25

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, Strathmore: 11.5% Bus, Strathmore: 0.1% Tram or Ferry, Strathmore: 0.1% Taxi, Strathmore: 0.0% Car - as driver, Strathmore: 62.8% Car - as passenger, Strathmore: 4.8% Truck, Strathmore: 0.3% Motorbike, Strathmore: 0.4% Bicycle, Strathmore: 1.6% Walked only, Strathmore: 1.5% Other, Strathmore: 0.7% Worked at home, Strathmore: 3.7% Did not go to work, Strathmore: 11.2% Not stated, Strathmore: 1.3%
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, Strathmore: +108 Bus, Strathmore: -17 Tram or Ferry, Strathmore: -13 Taxi, Strathmore: 0 Car - as driver, Strathmore: +175 Car - as passenger, Strathmore: +41 Truck, Strathmore: -10 Motorbike, Strathmore: +1 Bicycle, Strathmore: +18 Walked only, Strathmore: +10 Other, Strathmore: +9 Worked at home, Strathmore: -13 Did not go to work, Strathmore: +70 Not stated, Strathmore: -25
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 478 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Strathmore, compared with 2,790 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 Strathmore in 2011, compared to the City of Moonee Valley, shows that 11.7% used public transport, while 68.3% 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 Strathmore and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (62.8% compared to 57.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (11.2% compared to 9.6%)
  • 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 (11.5% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Strathmore increased by 355 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+175 persons)
  • Train (+108 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+70 persons)

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