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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 52% of households in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 57% 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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles2033.94.02424.94.9-39
1 motor vehicle
1,75434.131.61,78936.432.9-35
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles1,92537.438.41,83937.439.3+86
3 or more motor vehicles
73914.418.159312.116.6+147
Not stated
52710.27.94529.26.3+75

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 18.1% 2 motor vehicles, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 38.4% 1 motor vehicle, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 31.6% No motor vehicles, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.0% Not stated, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 10.2% 3 or more motor vehicles, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 14.4% 2 motor vehicles, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 37.4% 1 motor vehicle, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 34.1% No motor vehicles, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 3.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +75 3 or more motor vehicles, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +147 2 motor vehicles, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +86 1 motor vehicle, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -35 No motor vehicles, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -39
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that 85.8% of the households owned at least one car, while 3.9% did not, compared with 88.2% and 4.0% respectively in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

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, 34.1% of the households owned one car; 37.4% owned two cars; and 14.4% owned three cars or more, compared with 31.6%; 38.4% and 18.1% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+147 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (+86 households)

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