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Method of travel to work

In Elizabeth Park 18 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Elizabeth Park'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 Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Train
262.73.7454.94.2-19
Bus
444.72.2313.42.3+13
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.30.1-3
Car - as driver
61364.868.256561.165.5+48
Car - as passenger
9710.36.39310.17.0+4
Truck
101.11.3141.51.3-4
Motorbike
00.00.600.00.70
map this data in atlas.idBicycle00.00.460.60.5-6
map this data in atlas.idWalked only181.91.4283.11.9-10
Other
00.01.0181.90.9-18
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home00.02.360.62.5-6
Did not go to work
9910.510.810211.111.1-3
Not stated
394.11.7131.42.0+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, Elizabeth Park: 2.7% Bus, Elizabeth Park: 4.7% Tram or Ferry, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Taxi, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Car - as driver, Elizabeth Park: 64.8% Car - as passenger, Elizabeth Park: 10.3% Truck, Elizabeth Park: 1.1% Motorbike, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Bicycle, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Walked only, Elizabeth Park: 1.9% Other, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Worked at home, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Did not go to work, Elizabeth Park: 10.5% Not stated, Elizabeth Park: 4.1%
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, Elizabeth Park: -19 Bus, Elizabeth Park: +13 Tram or Ferry, Elizabeth Park: 0 Taxi, Elizabeth Park: -3 Car - as driver, Elizabeth Park: +48 Car - as passenger, Elizabeth Park: +4 Truck, Elizabeth Park: -4 Motorbike, Elizabeth Park: 0 Bicycle, Elizabeth Park: -6 Walked only, Elizabeth Park: -10 Other, Elizabeth Park: -18 Worked at home, Elizabeth Park: -6 Did not go to work, Elizabeth Park: -3 Not stated, Elizabeth Park: +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 70 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Elizabeth Park, compared with 720 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 Park in 2011, compared to the City of Playford, shows that 7.4% used public transport, while 76.1% 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 Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (10.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (4.7% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (64.8% compared to 68.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (0.0% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth Park increased by 21 between 2006 and 2011.

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

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