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Dromana - Safety Beach

Method of travel to work

In Dromana - Safety Beach 46 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Dromana - Safety Beach'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
Dromana - Safety Beach - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Train
300.92.0220.71.8+8
Bus
70.20.7351.20.8-28
Tram or Ferry
00.00.170.20.1-7
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
2,38771.468.01,99667.566.5+390
Car - as passenger
1815.44.61525.14.8+29
Truck
341.01.1431.51.4-9
Motorbike
30.10.3130.40.4-10
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.4200.70.4-20
map this data in atlas.idWalked only461.43.1551.93.1-9
Other
270.81.0200.71.1+7
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1885.65.71695.75.9+19
Did not go to work
38111.411.138012.911.7+1
Not stated
601.81.7441.51.9+17

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, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.9% Bus, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.2% Tram or Ferry, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.0% Taxi, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.0% Car - as driver, Dromana - Safety Beach: 71.4% Car - as passenger, Dromana - Safety Beach: 5.4% Truck, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.0% Motorbike, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.1% Bicycle, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.0% Walked only, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.4% Other, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.8% Worked at home, Dromana - Safety Beach: 5.6% Did not go to work, Dromana - Safety Beach: 11.4% Not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.8%
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, Dromana - Safety Beach: +8 Bus, Dromana - Safety Beach: -28 Tram or Ferry, Dromana - Safety Beach: -7 Taxi, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0 Car - as driver, Dromana - Safety Beach: +390 Car - as passenger, Dromana - Safety Beach: +29 Truck, Dromana - Safety Beach: -9 Motorbike, Dromana - Safety Beach: -10 Bicycle, Dromana - Safety Beach: -20 Walked only, Dromana - Safety Beach: -9 Other, Dromana - Safety Beach: +7 Worked at home, Dromana - Safety Beach: +19 Did not go to work, Dromana - Safety Beach: +1 Not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: +17
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 37 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Dromana - Safety Beach, compared with 2,605 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 Dromana - Safety Beach in 2011, compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire, shows that 1.1% used public transport, while 77.9% 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 Dromana - Safety Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (71.4% compared to 68.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who walked only (1.4% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (0.9% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Dromana - Safety Beach increased by 389 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Dromana - Safety Beach between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+390 persons)

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