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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Method of travel to work

In Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park 90 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland 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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Train
70.63.790.94.2-2
Bus
00.02.280.92.3-8
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.130.30.1-3
Car - as driver
66757.368.250853.265.5+159
Car - as passenger
534.56.3555.77.0-2
Truck
252.11.3313.31.3-6
Motorbike
80.70.670.70.7+1
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.40.400.00.5+5
map this data in atlas.idWalked only857.31.4697.31.9+16
Other
363.11.0151.50.9+21
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home15113.02.315616.32.5-5
Did not go to work
998.510.8616.411.1+38
Not stated
292.51.7333.52.0-4

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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.6% Bus, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.0% Tram or Ferry, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.0% Taxi, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.0% Car - as driver, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 57.3% Car - as passenger, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.5% Truck, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.1% Motorbike, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.7% Bicycle, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.4% Walked only, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 7.3% Other, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 3.1% Worked at home, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 13.0% Did not go to work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 8.5% Not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.5%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -2 Bus, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -8 Tram or Ferry, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0 Taxi, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -3 Car - as driver, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +159 Car - as passenger, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -2 Truck, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -6 Motorbike, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +1 Bicycle, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +5 Walked only, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +16 Other, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +21 Worked at home, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -5 Did not go to work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +38 Not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -4
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 7 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park, compared with 753 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011, compared to the City of Playford, shows that 0.6% used public transport, while 64.6% 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who worked at home (13.0% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who walked only (7.3% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (57.3% compared to 68.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by train (0.6% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park increased by 210 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park between 2006 and 2011 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+159 persons)

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