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Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank

Method of travel to work

In Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank 14 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank'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
Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
282.72.1222.42.2+6
Bus
161.63.5171.93.9-1
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.30.1-3
Car - as driver
70568.868.759865.266.9+107
Car - as passenger
363.54.8313.35.5+5
Truck
212.10.8121.31.0+9
Motorbike
00.00.610.20.7-1
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.470.80.5-7
map this data in atlas.idWalked only141.41.2151.71.4-1
Other
50.51.3111.21.0-6
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home656.33.2606.63.2+5
Did not go to work
11811.512.011812.912.20
Not stated
161.61.3212.31.5-5

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, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 2.7% Bus, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 1.6% Tram or Ferry, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0.0% Taxi, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0.0% Car - as driver, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 68.8% Car - as passenger, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 3.5% Truck, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 2.1% Motorbike, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0.0% Bicycle, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0.0% Walked only, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 1.4% Other, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0.5% Worked at home, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 6.3% Did not go to work, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 11.5% Not stated, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 1.6%
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, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: +6 Bus, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -1 Tram or Ferry, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0 Taxi, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -3 Car - as driver, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: +107 Car - as passenger, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: +5 Truck, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: +9 Motorbike, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -1 Bicycle, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -7 Walked only, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -1 Other, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -6 Worked at home, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: +5 Did not go to work, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: 0 Not stated, Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank: -5
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 44 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank, compared with 762 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 Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 4.3% used public transport, while 74.4% 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 Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (6.3% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by truck (2.1% compared to 0.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (1.6% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (3.5% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank increased by 106 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+107 persons)

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