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Method of travel to work

In Andrews Farm 16 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Train
1224.33.7432.84.2+79
Bus
351.32.2291.92.3+6
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.190.60.1-9
Car - as driver
1,99771.468.21,10071.565.5+897
Car - as passenger
1736.26.3885.77.0+85
Truck
361.31.3241.61.3+12
Motorbike
230.80.6120.80.7+11
map this data in atlas.idBicycle80.30.400.00.5+8
map this data in atlas.idWalked only80.31.4100.71.9-2
Other
381.41.0110.70.9+27
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home271.02.3251.62.5+2
Did not go to work
28610.210.816710.911.1+119
Not stated
461.61.7201.32.0+26

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 Playford: 3.7% Bus, City of Playford: 2.2% Tram or Ferry, City of Playford: 0.0% Taxi, City of Playford: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Playford: 68.2% Car - as passenger, City of Playford: 6.3% Truck, City of Playford: 1.3% Motorbike, City of Playford: 0.6% Bicycle, City of Playford: 0.4% Walked only, City of Playford: 1.4% Other, City of Playford: 1.0% Worked at home, City of Playford: 2.3% Did not go to work, City of Playford: 10.8% Not stated, City of Playford: 1.7% Train, Andrews Farm: 4.3% Bus, Andrews Farm: 1.3% Tram or Ferry, Andrews Farm: 0.0% Taxi, Andrews Farm: 0.0% Car - as driver, Andrews Farm: 71.4% Car - as passenger, Andrews Farm: 6.2% Truck, Andrews Farm: 1.3% Motorbike, Andrews Farm: 0.8% Bicycle, Andrews Farm: 0.3% Walked only, Andrews Farm: 0.3% Other, Andrews Farm: 1.4% Worked at home, Andrews Farm: 1.0% Did not go to work, Andrews Farm: 10.2% Not stated, Andrews Farm: 1.6%
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, Andrews Farm: +79 Bus, Andrews Farm: +6 Tram or Ferry, Andrews Farm: 0 Taxi, Andrews Farm: -9 Car - as driver, Andrews Farm: +897 Car - as passenger, Andrews Farm: +85 Truck, Andrews Farm: +12 Motorbike, Andrews Farm: +11 Bicycle, Andrews Farm: +8 Walked only, Andrews Farm: -2 Other, Andrews Farm: +27 Worked at home, Andrews Farm: +2 Did not go to work, Andrews Farm: +119 Not stated, Andrews Farm: +26
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 157 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Andrews Farm, compared with 2,229 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 Andrews Farm in 2011, compared to the City of Playford, shows that 5.6% used public transport, while 79.7% used a private vehicle, compared with 6.0% and 76.3% respectively in the City of Playford.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Andrews Farm and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (71.4% compared to 68.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.0% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who walked only (0.3% compared to 1.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Andrews Farm increased by 1,260 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Andrews Farm between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+897 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+119 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+85 persons)
  • Train (+79 persons)

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