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HMAS Cerberus

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 59% of households in HMAS Cerberus had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 56% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

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 HMAS Cerberus 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
HMAS Cerberus20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles00.04.932.95.6-3
1 motor vehicle
3637.932.94240.834.0-6
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles4547.439.34644.737.6-1
3 or more motor vehicles
1111.616.698.714.7+2
Not stated
33.26.332.98.20

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

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.3% 3 or more motor vehicles, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 16.6% 2 motor vehicles, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 39.3% 1 motor vehicle, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 32.9% No motor vehicles, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.9% Not stated, HMAS Cerberus: 3.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, HMAS Cerberus: 11.6% 2 motor vehicles, HMAS Cerberus: 47.4% 1 motor vehicle, HMAS Cerberus: 37.9% No motor vehicles, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0%
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, HMAS Cerberus: 0 3 or more motor vehicles, HMAS Cerberus: +2 2 motor vehicles, HMAS Cerberus: -1 1 motor vehicle, HMAS Cerberus: -6 No motor vehicles, HMAS Cerberus: -3
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 HMAS Cerberus in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that 96.8% of the households owned at least one car, while 0.0% did not, compared with 88.8% and 4.9% respectively in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

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

Overall, 37.9% of the households owned one car; 47.4% owned two cars; and 11.6% owned three cars or more, compared with 32.9%; 39.3% and 16.6% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in HMAS Cerberus between 2006 and 2011.

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