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Christie Downs

Method of travel to work

In Christie Downs 41 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Christie Downs'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
Christie Downs - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
1136.62.11076.32.2+6
Bus
402.33.5503.03.9-10
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.20.1-3
Car - as driver
1,09163.868.71,08163.866.9+10
Car - as passenger
1217.14.81297.65.5-8
Truck
130.80.8231.41.0-10
Motorbike
160.90.6160.90.70
map this data in atlas.idBicycle60.40.430.20.5+3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only352.01.2241.41.4+11
Other
120.71.3130.81.0-1
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home311.83.2201.23.2+11
Did not go to work
20612.112.018911.212.2+17
Not stated
251.51.3362.11.5-11

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, Christie Downs: 6.6% Bus, Christie Downs: 2.3% Tram or Ferry, Christie Downs: 0.0% Taxi, Christie Downs: 0.0% Car - as driver, Christie Downs: 63.8% Car - as passenger, Christie Downs: 7.1% Truck, Christie Downs: 0.8% Motorbike, Christie Downs: 0.9% Bicycle, Christie Downs: 0.4% Walked only, Christie Downs: 2.0% Other, Christie Downs: 0.7% Worked at home, Christie Downs: 1.8% Did not go to work, Christie Downs: 12.1% Not stated, Christie Downs: 1.5%
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, Christie Downs: +6 Bus, Christie Downs: -10 Tram or Ferry, Christie Downs: 0 Taxi, Christie Downs: -3 Car - as driver, Christie Downs: +10 Car - as passenger, Christie Downs: -8 Truck, Christie Downs: -10 Motorbike, Christie Downs: 0 Bicycle, Christie Downs: +3 Walked only, Christie Downs: +11 Other, Christie Downs: -1 Worked at home, Christie Downs: +11 Did not go to work, Christie Downs: +17 Not stated, Christie Downs: -11
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 153 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Christie Downs, compared with 1,241 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 Christie Downs in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 9.0% used public transport, while 72.6% 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 Christie Downs and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (6.6% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (7.1% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (63.8% compared to 68.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.8% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Christie Downs increased by 15 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Christie Downs between 2006 and 2011.

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