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Hills North District

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 79% of households in Hills North District 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 Hills North District 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 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Hills North District20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles261.25.9200.96.5+6
1 motor vehicle
37016.934.639018.335.8-20
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles92742.337.998346.237.3-56
3 or more motor vehicles
80636.817.166531.315.7+141
Not stated
642.94.4703.34.7-6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 4.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Onkaparinga: 17.1% 2 motor vehicles, City of Onkaparinga: 37.9% 1 motor vehicle, City of Onkaparinga: 34.6% No motor vehicles, City of Onkaparinga: 5.9% Not stated, Hills North District: 2.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, Hills North District: 36.8% 2 motor vehicles, Hills North District: 42.3% 1 motor vehicle, Hills North District: 16.9% No motor vehicles, Hills North District: 1.2%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Hills North District: -6 3 or more motor vehicles, Hills North District: +141 2 motor vehicles, Hills North District: -56 1 motor vehicle, Hills North District: -20 No motor vehicles, Hills North District: +6
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Hills North District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that 95.9% of the households owned at least one car, while 1.2% did not, compared with 89.7% and 5.9% respectively in the City of Onkaparinga.

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

Overall, 16.9% of the households owned one car; 42.3% owned two cars; and 36.8% owned three cars or more, compared with 34.6%; 37.9% and 17.1% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Hills North District between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+141 households)
  • 2 motor vehicles (-56 households)

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