Glenroy
Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 40% of households in Glenroy 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 Glenroy 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
Glenroy20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2006 to 2011
No motor vehicles
99113.514.11,00814.414.9-17
1 motor vehicle
2,82438.541.32,72439.140.0+100
2 motor vehicles
2,03227.727.71,84726.527.2+185
3 or more motor vehicles
87011.99.770810.19.1+162
Not stated
6148.47.36899.98.7-76

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, Glenroy: 8.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Glenroy: 11.9% 2 motor vehicles, Glenroy: 27.7% 1 motor vehicle, Glenroy: 38.5% No motor vehicles, Glenroy: 13.5%
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, Glenroy: -76 3 or more motor vehicles, Glenroy: +162 2 motor vehicles, Glenroy: +185 1 motor vehicle, Glenroy: +100 No motor vehicles, Glenroy: -17
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 Glenroy in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland shows that 78.1% of the households owned at least one car, while 13.5% 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 smaller proportion who owned just one car; a similar proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 38.5% of the households owned one car; 27.7% owned two cars; and 11.9% 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 Glenroy between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+185 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+162 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+100 households)

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