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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Method of travel to work

In Davoren Park - Elizabeth West 15 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Train
926.03.8995.73.7-7
Bus
171.21.9432.52.3-25
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.00
Taxi
0--0.10--0.00
Car - as driver
1,10172.171.61,11964.368.0-18
Car - as passenger
1097.14.91579.06.3-48
Truck
50.40.8221.31.2-16
Motorbike
0--0.4191.10.6-19
map this data in atlas.idBicycle30.20.30--0.4+3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only120.81.3241.41.5-12
Other
161.01.240.21.1+12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home100.72.4231.42.3-13
Did not go to work
1379.010.218010.410.9-43
Not stated
221.41.0482.81.7-27

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

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Playford: 3.8% Bus, City of Playford: 1.9% Tram or Ferry, City of Playford: 0.0% Taxi, City of Playford: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Playford: 71.6% Car - as passenger, City of Playford: 4.9% Truck, City of Playford: 0.8% Motorbike, City of Playford: 0.4% Bicycle, City of Playford: 0.3% Walked only, City of Playford: 1.3% Other, City of Playford: 1.2% Worked at home, City of Playford: 2.4% Did not go to work, City of Playford: 10.2% Not stated, City of Playford: 1.0% Train, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 6.0% Bus, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.2% Car - as driver, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 72.1% Car - as passenger, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 7.1% Truck, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.4% Bicycle, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.2% Walked only, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.8% Other, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.0% Worked at home, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.7% Did not go to work, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 9.0% Not stated, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -7 Bus, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -25 Tram or Ferry, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0 Taxi, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0 Car - as driver, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -18 Car - as passenger, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -48 Truck, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -16 Motorbike, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -19 Bicycle, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +3 Walked only, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -12 Other, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +12 Worked at home, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -13 Did not go to work, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -43 Not stated, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -27
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 109 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West, compared with 1,215 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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2016, compared to the City of Playford, shows that 7.2% used public transport, while 79.6% used a private vehicle, compared with 5.8% and 77.7% respectively in the City of Playford.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Davoren Park - Elizabeth West and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (6.0% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (7.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (0.7% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to work (9.0% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West decreased by 214 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West between 2011 and 2016.

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