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Bittern - Crib Point

Method of travel to work

In Bittern - Crib Point 45 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Bittern - Crib Point's commuting statistics reveal the main modes of transport by which residents get to work. There are a number of reasons why people use different modes of transport to get to work including the availability of affordable and effective public transport options, the number of motor vehicles available within a household, and the distance travelled to work.

Commuting data is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the availability, effectiveness and utilisation of local transport options, particularly when analysed with Residents Place of Work data and Car Ownership.

Derived from the Census question:

'How did the person get to work on Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Employed persons (aged 15 years and over)

Method of travel to work
Bittern - Crib Point - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Train
441.52.0491.71.8-5
Bus
00.00.730.10.8-3
Tram or Ferry
00.00.130.10.1-3
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
2,14372.168.01,97170.266.5+172
Car - as passenger
1796.04.61756.24.8+4
Truck
451.51.1562.01.4-11
Motorbike
230.80.3120.40.4+11
map this data in atlas.idBicycle160.50.4120.40.4+4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only291.03.1321.13.1-2
Other
311.01.0150.51.1+16
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1063.65.71194.25.9-13
Did not go to work
30710.311.131611.311.7-9
Not stated
501.71.7431.51.9+7

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

Method of travel to work, 2011
Method of travel to work, 2011 Train, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.0% Bus, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Tram or Ferry, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.1% Taxi, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.1% Car - as driver, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 68.0% Car - as passenger, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.6% Truck, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.1% Motorbike, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.3% Bicycle, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% Walked only, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.1% Other, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.0% Worked at home, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.7% Did not go to work, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.1% Not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.7% Train, Bittern - Crib Point: 1.5% Bus, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% Taxi, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% Car - as driver, Bittern - Crib Point: 72.1% Car - as passenger, Bittern - Crib Point: 6.0% Truck, Bittern - Crib Point: 1.5% Motorbike, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.8% Bicycle, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.5% Walked only, Bittern - Crib Point: 1.0% Other, Bittern - Crib Point: 1.0% Worked at home, Bittern - Crib Point: 3.6% Did not go to work, Bittern - Crib Point: 10.3% Not stated, Bittern - Crib Point: 1.7%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Bittern - Crib Point: -5 Bus, Bittern - Crib Point: -3 Tram or Ferry, Bittern - Crib Point: -3 Taxi, Bittern - Crib Point: 0 Car - as driver, Bittern - Crib Point: +172 Car - as passenger, Bittern - Crib Point: +4 Truck, Bittern - Crib Point: -11 Motorbike, Bittern - Crib Point: +11 Bicycle, Bittern - Crib Point: +4 Walked only, Bittern - Crib Point: -2 Other, Bittern - Crib Point: +16 Worked at home, Bittern - Crib Point: -13 Did not go to work, Bittern - Crib Point: -9 Not stated, Bittern - Crib Point: +7
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

In 2011, there were 44 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Bittern - Crib Point, compared with 2,390 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the residents in Bittern - Crib Point in 2011, compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire, shows that 1.5% used public transport, while 80.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 2.8% and 74.0% respectively in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Bittern - Crib Point and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.1% compared to 68.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (6.0% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who walked only (1.0% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (3.6% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bittern - Crib Point increased by 167 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Bittern - Crib Point between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+172 persons)

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