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Elizabeth East

Method of travel to work

In Elizabeth East 27 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Elizabeth East'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
Elizabeth East - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Train
292.23.7443.34.2-15
Bus
786.02.2685.02.3+10
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.20.1-3
Car - as driver
86766.868.286663.965.5+1
Car - as passenger
917.06.3936.87.0-2
Truck
161.21.3110.81.3+5
Motorbike
40.30.6120.90.7-8
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.40.430.20.5+2
map this data in atlas.idWalked only221.71.4261.91.9-4
Other
50.41.070.50.9-2
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home50.42.3141.02.5-9
Did not go to work
14210.910.815411.411.1-12
Not stated
342.61.7544.02.0-20

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, Elizabeth East: 2.2% Bus, Elizabeth East: 6.0% Tram or Ferry, Elizabeth East: 0.0% Taxi, Elizabeth East: 0.0% Car - as driver, Elizabeth East: 66.8% Car - as passenger, Elizabeth East: 7.0% Truck, Elizabeth East: 1.2% Motorbike, Elizabeth East: 0.3% Bicycle, Elizabeth East: 0.4% Walked only, Elizabeth East: 1.7% Other, Elizabeth East: 0.4% Worked at home, Elizabeth East: 0.4% Did not go to work, Elizabeth East: 10.9% Not stated, Elizabeth East: 2.6%
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, Elizabeth East: -15 Bus, Elizabeth East: +10 Tram or Ferry, Elizabeth East: 0 Taxi, Elizabeth East: -3 Car - as driver, Elizabeth East: +1 Car - as passenger, Elizabeth East: -2 Truck, Elizabeth East: +5 Motorbike, Elizabeth East: -8 Bicycle, Elizabeth East: +2 Walked only, Elizabeth East: -4 Other, Elizabeth East: -2 Worked at home, Elizabeth East: -9 Did not go to work, Elizabeth East: -12 Not stated, Elizabeth East: -20
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 107 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Elizabeth East, compared with 978 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 Elizabeth East in 2011, compared to the City of Playford, shows that 8.2% used public transport, while 75.3% 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 Elizabeth East and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (6.0% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (0.4% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (2.2% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (66.8% compared to 68.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth East decreased by 56 between 2006 and 2011.

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

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