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Willunga and Surrounds

Method of travel to work

In Willunga and Surrounds 46 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Willunga and Surrounds'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
Willunga and Surrounds - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Train
80.52.1331.92.2-25
Bus
00.03.540.33.9-4
Tram or Ferry
00.00.120.10.0-2
Taxi
00.00.130.20.1-3
Car - as driver
1,14466.868.71,08563.566.9+59
Car - as passenger
834.84.8744.35.5+9
Truck
221.30.8201.21.0+2
Motorbike
00.00.650.30.7-5
map this data in atlas.idBicycle90.50.470.40.5+2
map this data in atlas.idWalked only372.21.2523.11.4-15
Other
140.81.3110.61.0+3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home18310.73.218310.73.20
Did not go to work
20612.012.020311.912.2+4
Not stated
70.41.3241.41.5-17

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, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.5% Bus, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.0% Taxi, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.0% Car - as driver, Willunga and Surrounds: 66.8% Car - as passenger, Willunga and Surrounds: 4.8% Truck, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.3% Motorbike, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.0% Bicycle, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.5% Walked only, Willunga and Surrounds: 2.2% Other, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.8% Worked at home, Willunga and Surrounds: 10.7% Did not go to work, Willunga and Surrounds: 12.0% Not stated, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.4%
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, Willunga and Surrounds: -25 Bus, Willunga and Surrounds: -4 Tram or Ferry, Willunga and Surrounds: -2 Taxi, Willunga and Surrounds: -3 Car - as driver, Willunga and Surrounds: +59 Car - as passenger, Willunga and Surrounds: +9 Truck, Willunga and Surrounds: +2 Motorbike, Willunga and Surrounds: -5 Bicycle, Willunga and Surrounds: +2 Walked only, Willunga and Surrounds: -15 Other, Willunga and Surrounds: +3 Worked at home, Willunga and Surrounds: 0 Did not go to work, Willunga and Surrounds: +4 Not stated, Willunga and Surrounds: -17
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 8 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Willunga and Surrounds, compared with 1,249 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 Willunga and Surrounds in 2011, compared to the City of Onkaparinga, shows that 0.5% used public transport, while 72.9% 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 Willunga and Surrounds and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (10.7% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by bus (0.0% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (66.8% compared to 68.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (0.5% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Willunga and Surrounds increased by 6 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+59 persons)

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