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Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage

Method of travel to work

In Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage 18 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage'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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Train
0--0.20--0.20
Bus
17010.49.718210.69.7-11
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.20
Car - as driver
1,09266.768.71,16067.566.6-68
Car - as passenger
583.54.0824.84.5-25
Truck
120.80.5130.80.7-1
Motorbike
60.40.40--0.4+6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle70.40.40--0.4+7
map this data in atlas.idWalked only110.70.990.61.0+1
Other
231.41.2281.61.0-5
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home553.42.9502.92.5+5
Did not go to work
18911.610.218110.511.6+9
Not stated
110.70.7100.61.0+2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Method of travel to work, 2016
Method of travel to work, 2016 Train, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Bus, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.7% Tram or Ferry, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Taxi, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Tea Tree Gully: 68.7% Car - as passenger, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.0% Truck, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Motorbike, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Bicycle, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Walked only, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Worked at home, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.9% Did not go to work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.2% Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Bus, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 10.4% Car - as driver, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 66.7% Car - as passenger, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 3.5% Truck, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0.8% Motorbike, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0.4% Bicycle, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0.4% Walked only, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0.7% Other, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 1.4% Worked at home, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 3.4% Did not go to work, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 11.6% Not stated, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Train, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0 Bus, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -11 Tram or Ferry, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0 Taxi, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0 Car - as driver, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -68 Car - as passenger, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -25 Truck, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -1 Motorbike, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +6 Bicycle, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +7 Walked only, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +1 Other, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -5 Worked at home, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +5 Did not go to work, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +9 Not stated, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 170 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage, compared with 1,168 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 Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage in 2016, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 10.4% used public transport, while 71.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 10.0% and 73.6% respectively in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences in persons between the method of travel to work of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did not go to work (11.6% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (66.7% compared to 68.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage decreased by 81 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the method of travel to work by resident population in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage between 2011 and 2016 was for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (-68 persons)

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