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Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East

Method of travel to work

In Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East 9 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East'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
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Train
00.00.260.10.1-6
Bus
5189.99.84058.09.4+113
Tram or Ferry
00.00.160.10.0-6
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
3,68670.167.23,51069.265.8+176
Car - as passenger
2194.24.42635.25.1-44
Truck
280.50.7420.80.9-14
Motorbike
160.30.4230.50.5-7
map this data in atlas.idBicycle30.10.4150.30.4-12
map this data in atlas.idWalked only60.10.9190.41.0-13
Other
410.80.9440.90.9-3
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1402.72.61212.42.6+19
Did not go to work
58811.211.355811.011.7+30
Not stated
120.21.0581.11.4-46

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 Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Bus, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.8% Tram or Ferry, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.1% Taxi, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.1% Car - as driver, City of Tea Tree Gully: 67.2% Car - as passenger, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.4% Truck, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% 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: 0.9% Worked at home, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.6% Did not go to work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.3% Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.0% Train, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.0% Bus, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 9.9% Tram or Ferry, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.0% Taxi, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.0% Car - as driver, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 70.1% Car - as passenger, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 4.2% Truck, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.5% Motorbike, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.3% Bicycle, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.1% Walked only, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.1% Other, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.8% Worked at home, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 2.7% Did not go to work, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 11.2% Not stated, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -6 Bus, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +113 Tram or Ferry, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -6 Taxi, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0 Car - as driver, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +176 Car - as passenger, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -44 Truck, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -14 Motorbike, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -7 Bicycle, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -12 Walked only, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -13 Other, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -3 Worked at home, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +19 Did not go to work, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +30 Not stated, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -46
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 518 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East, compared with 3,949 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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East in 2011, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 9.9% used public transport, while 75.1% used a private vehicle, compared with 10.1% and 72.7% respectively in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major difference in persons between the method of travel to work of Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (70.1% compared to 67.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East increased by 187 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East between 2006 and 2011 were for those nominated:

  • Car - as driver (+176 persons)
  • Bus (+113 persons)

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