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Flagstaff Hill

Method of travel to work

In Flagstaff Hill 37 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Flagstaff Hill'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
Flagstaff Hill - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
591.12.1651.32.2-6
Bus
2775.23.52755.33.9+2
Tram or Ferry
00.00.130.10.0-3
Taxi
00.00.160.10.1-6
Car - as driver
3,69069.268.73,53668.866.9+154
Car - as passenger
2424.54.82444.85.5-3
Truck
430.80.8320.61.0+10
Motorbike
450.80.6310.60.7+14
map this data in atlas.idBicycle160.30.4230.40.5-7
map this data in atlas.idWalked only210.41.2250.51.4-4
Other
1021.91.3410.81.0+61
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1873.53.21673.33.2+20
Did not go to work
61411.512.064412.512.2-30
Not stated
390.71.3491.01.5-10

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, Flagstaff Hill: 1.1% Bus, Flagstaff Hill: 5.2% Tram or Ferry, Flagstaff Hill: 0.0% Taxi, Flagstaff Hill: 0.0% Car - as driver, Flagstaff Hill: 69.2% Car - as passenger, Flagstaff Hill: 4.5% Truck, Flagstaff Hill: 0.8% Motorbike, Flagstaff Hill: 0.8% Bicycle, Flagstaff Hill: 0.3% Walked only, Flagstaff Hill: 0.4% Other, Flagstaff Hill: 1.9% Worked at home, Flagstaff Hill: 3.5% Did not go to work, Flagstaff Hill: 11.5% Not stated, Flagstaff Hill: 0.7%
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, Flagstaff Hill: -6 Bus, Flagstaff Hill: +2 Tram or Ferry, Flagstaff Hill: -3 Taxi, Flagstaff Hill: -6 Car - as driver, Flagstaff Hill: +154 Car - as passenger, Flagstaff Hill: -3 Truck, Flagstaff Hill: +10 Motorbike, Flagstaff Hill: +14 Bicycle, Flagstaff Hill: -7 Walked only, Flagstaff Hill: -4 Other, Flagstaff Hill: +61 Worked at home, Flagstaff Hill: +20 Did not go to work, Flagstaff Hill: -30 Not stated, Flagstaff Hill: -10
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 336 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Flagstaff Hill, compared with 4,020 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 Flagstaff Hill in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 6.3% used public transport, while 75.3% 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 Flagstaff Hill and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (5.2% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (1.1% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Flagstaff Hill increased by 194 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Flagstaff Hill between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+154 persons)
  • Other (+61 persons)

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