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Christies Beach

Method of travel to work

In Christies Beach 73 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Christies Beach'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
Christies Beach - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
1025.32.1975.92.2+5
Bus
472.43.5261.63.9+21
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.20.1-3
Car - as driver
1,24964.868.71,06364.166.9+186
Car - as passenger
1105.74.8915.55.5+19
Truck
130.70.8191.11.0-6
Motorbike
221.10.6140.90.7+8
map this data in atlas.idBicycle90.40.4181.10.5-9
map this data in atlas.idWalked only643.31.2523.11.4+12
Other
201.01.330.21.0+17
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home552.93.2462.83.2+10
Did not go to work
21711.312.018911.412.2+28
Not stated
191.01.3382.31.5-19

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, Christies Beach: 5.3% Bus, Christies Beach: 2.4% Tram or Ferry, Christies Beach: 0.0% Taxi, Christies Beach: 0.0% Car - as driver, Christies Beach: 64.8% Car - as passenger, Christies Beach: 5.7% Truck, Christies Beach: 0.7% Motorbike, Christies Beach: 1.1% Bicycle, Christies Beach: 0.4% Walked only, Christies Beach: 3.3% Other, Christies Beach: 1.0% Worked at home, Christies Beach: 2.9% Did not go to work, Christies Beach: 11.3% Not stated, Christies Beach: 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, Christies Beach: +5 Bus, Christies Beach: +21 Tram or Ferry, Christies Beach: 0 Taxi, Christies Beach: -3 Car - as driver, Christies Beach: +186 Car - as passenger, Christies Beach: +19 Truck, Christies Beach: -6 Motorbike, Christies Beach: +8 Bicycle, Christies Beach: -9 Walked only, Christies Beach: +12 Other, Christies Beach: +17 Worked at home, Christies Beach: +10 Did not go to work, Christies Beach: +28 Not stated, Christies Beach: -19
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 149 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Christies Beach, compared with 1,394 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 Christies Beach in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 7.7% used public transport, while 72.3% 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 Christies Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (5.3% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (3.3% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (64.8% compared to 68.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (2.4% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Christies Beach increased by 268 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Christies Beach between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+186 persons)

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