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Water Gully Ward

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 60% of households in Water Gully Ward had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 58% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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 Water Gully Ward 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
Water Gully Ward20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles2944.85.23315.45.6-37
1 motor vehicle
1,96431.833.61,95332.033.6+10
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles2,50040.539.72,44140.039.9+59
3 or more motor vehicles
1,17719.118.11,12218.417.0+55
Not stated
2313.73.42524.13.9-21

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

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.4% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Tea Tree Gully: 18.1% 2 motor vehicles, City of Tea Tree Gully: 39.7% 1 motor vehicle, City of Tea Tree Gully: 33.6% No motor vehicles, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.2% Not stated, Water Gully Ward: 3.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, Water Gully Ward: 19.1% 2 motor vehicles, Water Gully Ward: 40.5% 1 motor vehicle, Water Gully Ward: 31.8% No motor vehicles, Water Gully Ward: 4.8%
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, Water Gully Ward: -21 3 or more motor vehicles, Water Gully Ward: +55 2 motor vehicles, Water Gully Ward: +59 1 motor vehicle, Water Gully Ward: +10 No motor vehicles, Water Gully Ward: -37
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 Water Gully Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that 91.5% of the households owned at least one car, while 4.8% did not, compared with 91.4% and 5.2% respectively in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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, 31.8% of the households owned one car; 40.5% owned two cars; and 19.1% owned three cars or more, compared with 33.6%; 39.7% and 18.1% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the household car ownership in Water Gully Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 2 motor vehicles (+59 households)
  • 3 or more motor vehicles (+55 households)

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