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Elizabeth South

Number of cars per household

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Analysis of car ownership in 2016, indicates 25% of households in Elizabeth South had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 46% 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 South 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 2016?'

Households

Car ownership
Elizabeth South - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles26822.09.534028.211.8-72
1 motor vehicle
47839.235.148239.936.3-4
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles24420.031.619716.331.6+47
3 or more motor vehicles
615.014.7736.113.9-12
Not stated
16813.89.11159.56.4+53

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2016
Car ownership, 2016 Not stated, City of Playford: 9.1% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Playford: 14.7% 2 motor vehicles, City of Playford: 31.6% 1 motor vehicle, City of Playford: 35.1% No motor vehicles, City of Playford: 9.5% Not stated, Elizabeth South: 13.8% 3 or more motor vehicles, Elizabeth South: 5.0% 2 motor vehicles, Elizabeth South: 20.0% 1 motor vehicle, Elizabeth South: 39.2% No motor vehicles, Elizabeth South: 22.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016
Change in car ownership, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Elizabeth South: +53 3 or more motor vehicles, Elizabeth South: -12 2 motor vehicles, Elizabeth South: +47 1 motor vehicle, Elizabeth South: -4 No motor vehicles, Elizabeth South: -72
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 South in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that 64.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 22.0% did not, compared with 81.4% and 9.5% 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, 39.2% of the households owned one car; 20.0% owned two cars; and 5.0% owned three cars or more, compared with 35.1%; 31.6% and 14.7% respectively for the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the household car ownership in Elizabeth South between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • No motor vehicles (-72 households)

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