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Glenroy

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 41% 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Glenroy - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles84910.413.099013.514.1-142
1 motor vehicle
3,17539.041.82,82538.541.3+350
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,39329.427.32,03327.727.7+360
3 or more motor vehicles
93611.510.087011.99.7+66
Not stated
7789.68.06138.47.3+165

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Moreland: 8.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Moreland: 10.0% 2 motor vehicles, City of Moreland: 27.3% 1 motor vehicle, City of Moreland: 41.8% No motor vehicles, City of Moreland: 13.0% Not stated, Glenroy: 9.6% 3 or more motor vehicles, Glenroy: 11.5% 2 motor vehicles, Glenroy: 29.4% 1 motor vehicle, Glenroy: 39.0% No motor vehicles, Glenroy: 10.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Glenroy: +165 3 or more motor vehicles, Glenroy: +66 2 motor vehicles, Glenroy: +360 1 motor vehicle, Glenroy: +350 No motor vehicles, Glenroy: -142
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to the City of Moreland shows that 80.0% of the households owned at least one car, while 10.4% did not, compared with 79.0% and 13.0% 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 larger proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 39.0% of the households owned one car; 29.4% owned two cars; and 11.5% owned three cars or more, compared with 41.8%; 27.3% and 10.0% respectively for the City of Moreland.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Glenroy between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+360 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+350 households)
  • No motor vehicles (-142 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+66 households)

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