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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Method of travel to work

In Playford North Urban Renewal area 37 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Train
2556.43.71938.34.2+62
Bus
822.12.2451.92.3+37
Tram or Ferry
00.00.000.00.00
Taxi
00.00.160.30.1-6
Car - as driver
2,62466.368.21,36459.165.5+1,260
Car - as passenger
3188.06.326011.37.0+58
Truck
350.91.3130.61.3+21
Motorbike
381.00.6100.50.7+28
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.10.4261.10.5-21
map this data in atlas.idWalked only320.81.4502.11.9-17
Other
330.81.0180.80.9+15
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home431.12.3220.92.5+21
Did not go to work
41010.410.824810.711.1+162
Not stated
842.11.7552.42.0+29

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 6.4% Bus, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.1% Tram or Ferry, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.0% Taxi, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.0% Car - as driver, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 66.3% Car - as passenger, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 8.0% Truck, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.9% Motorbike, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.0% Bicycle, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.1% Walked only, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.8% Other, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.8% Worked at home, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.1% Did not go to work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 10.4% Not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.1%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +62 Bus, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +37 Tram or Ferry, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0 Taxi, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -6 Car - as driver, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +1,260 Car - as passenger, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +58 Truck, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +21 Motorbike, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +28 Bicycle, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -21 Walked only, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -17 Other, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +15 Worked at home, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +21 Did not go to work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +162 Not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +29
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 337 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Playford North Urban Renewal area, compared with 3,015 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011, compared to the City of Playford, shows that 8.5% used public transport, while 76.2% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by train (6.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as a passenger) (8.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (66.3% compared to 68.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who worked at home (1.1% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Playford North Urban Renewal area increased by 1,649 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Playford North Urban Renewal area between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+1,260 persons)
  • Did not go to work (+162 persons)
  • Train (+62 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (+58 persons)

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