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Beleura Hill

Method of travel to work

In Beleura Hill 11 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Beleura Hill'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
Beleura Hill - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Train
122.12.071.41.8+5
Bus
00.00.730.70.8-3
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.10
Taxi
00.00.130.60.1-3
Car - as driver
40070.968.031365.366.5+87
Car - as passenger
173.14.6224.54.8-4
Truck
00.01.100.01.40
Motorbike
40.60.310.20.4+2
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.400.00.40
map this data in atlas.idWalked only112.03.1153.13.1-4
Other
00.01.040.71.1-4
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home437.75.7459.45.9-2
Did not go to work
5910.511.16513.611.7-6
Not stated
183.21.710.31.9+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, Beleura Hill: 2.1% Bus, Beleura Hill: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Beleura Hill: 0.0% Taxi, Beleura Hill: 0.0% Car - as driver, Beleura Hill: 70.9% Car - as passenger, Beleura Hill: 3.1% Truck, Beleura Hill: 0.0% Motorbike, Beleura Hill: 0.6% Bicycle, Beleura Hill: 0.0% Walked only, Beleura Hill: 2.0% Other, Beleura Hill: 0.0% Worked at home, Beleura Hill: 7.7% Did not go to work, Beleura Hill: 10.5% Not stated, Beleura Hill: 3.2%
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, Beleura Hill: +5 Bus, Beleura Hill: -3 Tram or Ferry, Beleura Hill: 0 Taxi, Beleura Hill: -3 Car - as driver, Beleura Hill: +87 Car - as passenger, Beleura Hill: -4 Truck, Beleura Hill: 0 Motorbike, Beleura Hill: +2 Bicycle, Beleura Hill: 0 Walked only, Beleura Hill: -4 Other, Beleura Hill: -4 Worked at home, Beleura Hill: -2 Did not go to work, Beleura Hill: -6 Not stated, Beleura Hill: +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 12 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Beleura Hill, compared with 421 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 Beleura Hill in 2011, compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire, shows that 2.1% used public transport, while 74.6% 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 Beleura Hill and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (70.9% compared to 68.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (7.7% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (3.1% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who walked only (2.0% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Beleura Hill increased by 84 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Beleura Hill between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+87 persons)

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