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Aldinga - Port Willunga

Method of travel to work

In Aldinga - Port Willunga 17 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Aldinga - Port Willunga'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
Aldinga - Port Willunga - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
161.82.1131.62.2+3
Bus
00.03.570.83.9-7
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
61168.168.754063.966.9+71
Car - as passenger
444.94.8384.55.5+6
Truck
91.00.8131.61.0-4
Motorbike
40.40.6111.30.7-7
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.60.491.10.5-4
map this data in atlas.idWalked only121.31.2131.51.4-1
Other
111.21.380.91.0+3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home485.43.2526.13.2-4
Did not go to work
12814.312.012014.212.2+8
Not stated
91.01.3212.51.5-12

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, City of Onkaparinga: 2.1% Bus, City of Onkaparinga: 3.5% Tram or Ferry, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Taxi, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Onkaparinga: 68.7% Car - as passenger, City of Onkaparinga: 4.8% Truck, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Motorbike, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% Bicycle, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Walked only, City of Onkaparinga: 1.2% Other, City of Onkaparinga: 1.3% Worked at home, City of Onkaparinga: 3.2% Did not go to work, City of Onkaparinga: 12.0% Not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 1.3% Train, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 1.8% Bus, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0.0% Taxi, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0.0% Car - as driver, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 68.1% Car - as passenger, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 4.9% Truck, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 1.0% Motorbike, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0.4% Bicycle, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0.6% Walked only, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 1.3% Other, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 1.2% Worked at home, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 5.4% Did not go to work, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 14.3% Not stated, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 1.0%
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, Aldinga - Port Willunga: +3 Bus, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -7 Tram or Ferry, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0 Taxi, Aldinga - Port Willunga: 0 Car - as driver, Aldinga - Port Willunga: +71 Car - as passenger, Aldinga - Port Willunga: +6 Truck, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -4 Motorbike, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -7 Bicycle, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -4 Walked only, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -1 Other, Aldinga - Port Willunga: +3 Worked at home, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -4 Did not go to work, Aldinga - Port Willunga: +8 Not stated, Aldinga - Port Willunga: -12
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 16 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Aldinga - Port Willunga, compared with 668 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 Aldinga - Port Willunga in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 1.8% used public transport, while 74.5% used a private vehicle, compared with 5.7% and 75.0% respectively in the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Aldinga - Port Willunga and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (14.3% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (5.4% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (0.0% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Aldinga - Port Willunga increased by 51 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Aldinga - Port Willunga between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+71 persons)

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