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Tootgarook

Method of travel to work

In Tootgarook 6 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Tootgarook'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
Tootgarook - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Train
0--1.80--2.00
Bus
131.20.790.90.8+4
Tram or Ferry
0--0.10--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.10
Car - as driver
78371.670.270070.667.5+83
Car - as passenger
645.94.1616.14.6+3
Truck
222.00.9171.71.1+5
Motorbike
0--0.250.50.3-5
map this data in atlas.idBicycle0--0.340.40.4-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only60.52.630.33.0+3
Other
181.61.1131.31.1+5
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home585.36.5373.75.7+21
Did not go to work
11210.210.512712.811.8-15
Not stated
171.61.0161.61.7+1

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% Bus, Tootgarook: 1.2% Car - as driver, Tootgarook: 71.6% Car - as passenger, Tootgarook: 5.9% Truck, Tootgarook: 2.0% Walked only, Tootgarook: 0.5% Other, Tootgarook: 1.6% Worked at home, Tootgarook: 5.3% Did not go to work, Tootgarook: 10.2% Not stated, Tootgarook: 1.6%
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, Tootgarook: 0 Bus, Tootgarook: +4 Tram or Ferry, Tootgarook: 0 Taxi, Tootgarook: 0 Car - as driver, Tootgarook: +83 Car - as passenger, Tootgarook: +3 Truck, Tootgarook: +5 Motorbike, Tootgarook: -5 Bicycle, Tootgarook: -4 Walked only, Tootgarook: +3 Other, Tootgarook: +5 Worked at home, Tootgarook: +21 Did not go to work, Tootgarook: -15 Not stated, Tootgarook: +1
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 13 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Tootgarook, compared with 869 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 Tootgarook in 2016, compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire, shows that 1.2% used public transport, while 79.5% 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 Tootgarook and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (5.9% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (71.6% compared to 70.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who walked only (0.5% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (0.0% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Tootgarook increased by 101 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Tootgarook between 2011 and 2016 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+83 persons)

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