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Old Noarlunga

Method of travel to work

In Old Noarlunga 6 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Old Noarlunga'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
Old Noarlunga - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
193.02.1203.42.2-1
Bus
71.13.5122.03.9-5
Tram or Ferry
00.00.130.50.0-3
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
45772.368.737664.966.9+81
Car - as passenger
335.24.8417.15.5-9
Truck
101.60.871.21.0+3
Motorbike
00.00.661.00.7-6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.400.00.50
map this data in atlas.idWalked only60.91.2132.21.4-7
Other
60.91.330.51.0+3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home193.03.2172.93.2+2
Did not go to work
619.612.06912.012.2-9
Not stated
152.31.3132.21.5+2

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, Old Noarlunga: 3.0% Bus, Old Noarlunga: 1.1% Tram or Ferry, Old Noarlunga: 0.0% Taxi, Old Noarlunga: 0.0% Car - as driver, Old Noarlunga: 72.3% Car - as passenger, Old Noarlunga: 5.2% Truck, Old Noarlunga: 1.6% Motorbike, Old Noarlunga: 0.0% Bicycle, Old Noarlunga: 0.0% Walked only, Old Noarlunga: 0.9% Other, Old Noarlunga: 0.9% Worked at home, Old Noarlunga: 3.0% Did not go to work, Old Noarlunga: 9.6% Not stated, Old Noarlunga: 2.3%
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, Old Noarlunga: -1 Bus, Old Noarlunga: -5 Tram or Ferry, Old Noarlunga: -3 Taxi, Old Noarlunga: 0 Car - as driver, Old Noarlunga: +81 Car - as passenger, Old Noarlunga: -9 Truck, Old Noarlunga: +3 Motorbike, Old Noarlunga: -6 Bicycle, Old Noarlunga: 0 Walked only, Old Noarlunga: -7 Other, Old Noarlunga: +3 Worked at home, Old Noarlunga: +2 Did not go to work, Old Noarlunga: -9 Not stated, Old Noarlunga: +2
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 26 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Old Noarlunga, compared with 500 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 Old Noarlunga in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 4.1% used public transport, while 79.1% 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 Old Noarlunga and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (72.3% compared to 68.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (1.1% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to work (9.6% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Old Noarlunga increased by 53 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+81 persons)

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