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Huntfield Heights

Method of travel to work

In Huntfield Heights 15 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Huntfield Heights'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
Huntfield Heights - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
462.92.1715.42.2-25
Bus
312.03.5342.63.9-3
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
1,10170.468.784965.066.9+252
Car - as passenger
1006.44.8906.95.5+10
Truck
00.00.870.51.0-7
Motorbike
40.30.6100.80.7-6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle40.30.4100.80.5-6
map this data in atlas.idWalked only110.71.2181.41.4-7
Other
130.81.3181.41.0-5
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home221.43.2211.63.2+1
Did not go to work
19512.512.016312.512.2+32
Not stated
372.41.3151.11.5+22

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, Huntfield Heights: 2.9% Bus, Huntfield Heights: 2.0% Tram or Ferry, Huntfield Heights: 0.0% Taxi, Huntfield Heights: 0.0% Car - as driver, Huntfield Heights: 70.4% Car - as passenger, Huntfield Heights: 6.4% Truck, Huntfield Heights: 0.0% Motorbike, Huntfield Heights: 0.3% Bicycle, Huntfield Heights: 0.3% Walked only, Huntfield Heights: 0.7% Other, Huntfield Heights: 0.8% Worked at home, Huntfield Heights: 1.4% Did not go to work, Huntfield Heights: 12.5% Not stated, Huntfield Heights: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Huntfield Heights: -25 Bus, Huntfield Heights: -3 Tram or Ferry, Huntfield Heights: 0 Taxi, Huntfield Heights: 0 Car - as driver, Huntfield Heights: +252 Car - as passenger, Huntfield Heights: +10 Truck, Huntfield Heights: -7 Motorbike, Huntfield Heights: -6 Bicycle, Huntfield Heights: -6 Walked only, Huntfield Heights: -7 Other, Huntfield Heights: -5 Worked at home, Huntfield Heights: +1 Did not go to work, Huntfield Heights: +32 Not stated, Huntfield Heights: +22
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 77 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Huntfield Heights, compared with 1,205 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 Huntfield Heights in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 4.9% used public transport, while 77.0% 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 Huntfield Heights and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (70.4% compared to 68.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (6.4% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.4% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (2.0% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Huntfield Heights increased by 258 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+252 persons)

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