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Rosebud West

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 30% of households in Rosebud West 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 Rosebud West 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
Rosebud West20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles22310.54.925412.55.6-31
1 motor vehicle
1,02948.532.91,07952.934.0-50
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles48923.039.341820.537.6+71
3 or more motor vehicles
1406.616.61185.814.7+22
Not stated
24211.46.31698.38.2+73

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, Rosebud West: 11.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, Rosebud West: 6.6% 2 motor vehicles, Rosebud West: 23.0% 1 motor vehicle, Rosebud West: 48.5% No motor vehicles, Rosebud West: 10.5%
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, Rosebud West: +73 3 or more motor vehicles, Rosebud West: +22 2 motor vehicles, Rosebud West: +71 1 motor vehicle, Rosebud West: -50 No motor vehicles, Rosebud West: -31
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 Rosebud West in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that 78.1% of the households owned at least one car, while 10.5% 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 smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 48.5% of the households owned one car; 23.0% owned two cars; and 6.6% owned three cars or more, compared with 32.9%; 39.3% and 16.6% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Rosebud West between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+71 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (-50 households)

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