City of PlayfordCommunity profile
Skip to content

Elizabeth

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 28% of households in Elizabeth had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 45% in the City of Playford.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Elizabeth quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Elizabeth20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles11023.211.810823.312.9+2
1 motor vehicle
19340.636.319040.938.0+3
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles9720.431.67215.529.2+25
3 or more motor vehicles
367.613.9265.612.1+10
Not stated
398.16.46814.77.8-29

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Playford: 6.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Playford: 13.9% 2 motor vehicles, City of Playford: 31.6% 1 motor vehicle, City of Playford: 36.3% No motor vehicles, City of Playford: 11.8% Not stated, Elizabeth: 8.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, Elizabeth: 7.6% 2 motor vehicles, Elizabeth: 20.4% 1 motor vehicle, Elizabeth: 40.6% No motor vehicles, Elizabeth: 23.2%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Elizabeth: -29 3 or more motor vehicles, Elizabeth: +10 2 motor vehicles, Elizabeth: +25 1 motor vehicle, Elizabeth: +3 No motor vehicles, Elizabeth: +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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Elizabeth in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that 68.7% of the households owned at least one car, while 23.2% did not, compared with 81.8% and 11.8% respectively in the City of Playford.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a larger proportion who owned just one car; a smaller proportion who owned two cars; and a smaller proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 40.6% of the households owned one car; 20.4% owned two cars; and 7.6% owned three cars or more, compared with 36.3%; 31.6% and 13.9% respectively for the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Elizabeth between 2006 and 2011.

To continue building your demographic story go to...