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Christie Downs

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 32% of households in Christie Downs had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 55% in the City of Onkaparinga.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Christie Downs quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Christie Downs - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles32613.95.237717.15.9-51
1 motor vehicle
94340.233.991841.634.6+25
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles54623.336.755825.337.9-12
3 or more motor vehicles
2008.517.81958.817.1+5
Not stated
32814.06.41607.24.4+168

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

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 6.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Onkaparinga: 17.8% 2 motor vehicles, City of Onkaparinga: 36.7% 1 motor vehicle, City of Onkaparinga: 33.9% No motor vehicles, City of Onkaparinga: 5.2% Not stated, Christie Downs: 14.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, Christie Downs: 8.5% 2 motor vehicles, Christie Downs: 23.3% 1 motor vehicle, Christie Downs: 40.2% No motor vehicles, Christie Downs: 13.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Christie Downs: +168 3 or more motor vehicles, Christie Downs: +5 2 motor vehicles, Christie Downs: -12 1 motor vehicle, Christie Downs: +25 No motor vehicles, Christie Downs: -51
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Christie Downs in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that 72.1% of the households owned at least one car, while 13.9% did not, compared with 88.5% and 5.2% respectively in the City of Onkaparinga.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a larger proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 40.2% of the households owned one car; 23.3% owned two cars; and 8.5% owned three cars or more, compared with 33.9%; 36.7% and 17.8% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the household car ownership in Christie Downs between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • No motor vehicles (-51 households)

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