Brunswick East

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 29% of households in Brunswick East had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 37% in the City of Moreland.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Brunswick East quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Brunswick East20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2006 to 2011
No motor vehicles74717.414.165517.214.9+92
1 motor vehicle1,97446.041.31,60442.140.0+370
2 motor vehicles1,00523.427.787923.127.2+126
3 or more motor vehicles2566.09.72506.69.1+6
Not stated3137.37.342111.18.7-108

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Moreland: 7.3% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Moreland: 9.7% 2 motor vehicles, City of Moreland: 27.7% 1 motor vehicle, City of Moreland: 41.3% No motor vehicles, City of Moreland: 14.1% Not stated, Brunswick East: 7.3% 3 or more motor vehicles, Brunswick East: 6.0% 2 motor vehicles, Brunswick East: 23.4% 1 motor vehicle, Brunswick East: 46.0% No motor vehicles, Brunswick East: 17.4%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Brunswick East: -108 3 or more motor vehicles, Brunswick East: +6 2 motor vehicles, Brunswick East: +126 1 motor vehicle, Brunswick East: +370 No motor vehicles, Brunswick East: +92
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Brunswick East in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland shows that 75.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 17.4% did not, compared with 78.6% and 14.1% respectively in the City of Moreland.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a larger proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 46.0% of the households owned one car; 23.4% owned two cars; and 6.0% owned three cars or more, compared with 41.3%; 27.7% and 9.7% respectively for the City of Moreland.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Brunswick East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 1 motor vehicle (+370 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+126 households)
  • No motor vehicles (+92 households)