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Strathmore Heights

Method of travel to work

In Strathmore Heights 13 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Strathmore Heights'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 Heights - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Train
479.912.7398.011.1+8
Bus
00.01.130.61.0-3
Tram or Ferry
00.03.761.23.2-6
Taxi
00.00.340.80.2-4
Car - as driver
30964.957.833067.660.0-21
Car - as passenger
163.44.0153.14.4+1
Truck
40.80.630.60.7+1
Motorbike
30.60.500.00.5+3
map this data in atlas.idBicycle132.71.800.01.4+13
map this data in atlas.idWalked only00.02.300.02.00
Other
00.01.151.00.8-5
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home204.23.2204.12.90
Did not go to work
5110.79.66012.310.0-9
Not stated
132.71.530.61.8+10

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 Heights: 9.9% Bus, Strathmore Heights: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Strathmore Heights: 0.0% Taxi, Strathmore Heights: 0.0% Car - as driver, Strathmore Heights: 64.9% Car - as passenger, Strathmore Heights: 3.4% Truck, Strathmore Heights: 0.8% Motorbike, Strathmore Heights: 0.6% Bicycle, Strathmore Heights: 2.7% Walked only, Strathmore Heights: 0.0% Other, Strathmore Heights: 0.0% Worked at home, Strathmore Heights: 4.2% Did not go to work, Strathmore Heights: 10.7% Not stated, Strathmore Heights: 2.7%
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 Heights: +8 Bus, Strathmore Heights: -3 Tram or Ferry, Strathmore Heights: -6 Taxi, Strathmore Heights: -4 Car - as driver, Strathmore Heights: -21 Car - as passenger, Strathmore Heights: +1 Truck, Strathmore Heights: +1 Motorbike, Strathmore Heights: +3 Bicycle, Strathmore Heights: +13 Walked only, Strathmore Heights: 0 Other, Strathmore Heights: -5 Worked at home, Strathmore Heights: 0 Did not go to work, Strathmore Heights: -9 Not stated, Strathmore Heights: +10
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 47 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Strathmore Heights, compared with 332 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 Heights in 2011, compared to the City of Moonee Valley, shows that 9.9% used public transport, while 69.7% 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 Heights and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (64.9% compared to 57.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by tram or ferry (0.0% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (9.9% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who walked only (0.0% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Strathmore Heights decreased by 12 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Strathmore Heights between 2006 and 2011.

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