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Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat

Method of travel to work

In Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat 65 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat'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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Train
231.81.880.62.0+15
Bus
0--0.70--0.80
Tram or Ferry
0--0.10--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.10
Car - as driver
76959.970.277257.767.5-4
Car - as passenger
352.84.1584.34.6-22
Truck
0--0.990.71.1-9
Motorbike
30.20.220.20.30
map this data in atlas.idBicycle0--0.340.30.4-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only655.12.6685.13.0-3
Other
211.71.1292.21.1-7
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home20516.06.521115.85.7-6
Did not go to work
15312.010.516612.411.8-13
Not stated
60.51.080.61.7-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.8% 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: 70.2% Car - as passenger, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% Truck, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.9% Motorbike, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% Bicycle, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.3% Walked only, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.6% Other, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.1% Worked at home, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.5% Did not go to work, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.5% Not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.0% Train, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 1.8% Car - as driver, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 59.9% Car - as passenger, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.8% Motorbike, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.2% Walked only, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 5.1% Other, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 1.7% Worked at home, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 16.0% Did not go to work, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 12.0% Not stated, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +15 Bus, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0 Tram or Ferry, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0 Taxi, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0 Car - as driver, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -4 Car - as passenger, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -22 Truck, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -9 Motorbike, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0 Bicycle, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -4 Walked only, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -3 Other, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -7 Worked at home, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -6 Did not go to work, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -13 Not stated, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 23 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat, compared with 807 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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2016, compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire, shows that 1.8% used public transport, while 63.0% used a private vehicle, compared with 2.6% and 75.3% respectively in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (16.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (5.1% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (12.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (59.9% compared to 70.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat decreased by 56 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat between 2011 and 2016.

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