Redland Bay

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 70% of households in Redland Bay had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 59% in Redland City.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Redland Bay quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Redland Bay20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%Redland City %Number%Redland City %2006 to 2011
No motor vehicles
1122.55.6962.66.0+16
1 motor vehicle
1,05723.330.891624.931.9+141
2 motor vehicles
2,15447.538.91,73947.238.1+415
3 or more motor vehicles
1,03522.820.475020.418.7+285
Not stated
1773.94.31804.95.2-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, Redland City: 4.3% 3 or more motor vehicles, Redland City: 20.4% 2 motor vehicles, Redland City: 38.9% 1 motor vehicle, Redland City: 30.8% No motor vehicles, Redland City: 5.6% Not stated, Redland Bay: 3.9% 3 or more motor vehicles, Redland Bay: 22.8% 2 motor vehicles, Redland Bay: 47.5% 1 motor vehicle, Redland Bay: 23.3% No motor vehicles, Redland Bay: 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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Redland Bay: -3 3 or more motor vehicles, Redland Bay: +285 2 motor vehicles, Redland Bay: +415 1 motor vehicle, Redland Bay: +141 No motor vehicles, Redland Bay: +16
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Redland Bay in 2011 compared to Redland City shows that 93.6% of the households owned at least one car, while 2.5% did not, compared with 90.1% and 5.6% respectively in Redland City.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a smaller proportion who owned just one car; a larger proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 23.3% of the households owned one car; 47.5% owned two cars; and 22.8% owned three cars or more, compared with 30.8%; 38.9% and 20.4% respectively for Redland City.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Redland Bay between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+415 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+285 households)
  • 1 motor vehicle (+141 households)

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