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Modbury Heights

Method of travel to work

In Modbury Heights 22 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Modbury Heights'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
Modbury Heights - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Train
00.00.270.20.1-7
Bus
33011.49.831010.09.4+20
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.100.00.10
Car - as driver
1,96267.567.22,02065.265.8-58
Car - as passenger
1334.64.41825.95.1-49
Truck
150.50.7210.70.9-6
Motorbike
80.30.4140.50.5-6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle60.20.4240.80.4-18
map this data in atlas.idWalked only160.60.9341.11.0-18
Other
120.40.9391.30.9-27
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home491.72.6581.92.6-9
Did not go to work
33411.511.334111.011.7-7
Not stated
401.41.0471.51.4-7

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, Modbury Heights: 0.0% Bus, Modbury Heights: 11.4% Tram or Ferry, Modbury Heights: 0.0% Taxi, Modbury Heights: 0.0% Car - as driver, Modbury Heights: 67.5% Car - as passenger, Modbury Heights: 4.6% Truck, Modbury Heights: 0.5% Motorbike, Modbury Heights: 0.3% Bicycle, Modbury Heights: 0.2% Walked only, Modbury Heights: 0.6% Other, Modbury Heights: 0.4% Worked at home, Modbury Heights: 1.7% Did not go to work, Modbury Heights: 11.5% Not stated, Modbury Heights: 1.4%
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, Modbury Heights: -7 Bus, Modbury Heights: +20 Tram or Ferry, Modbury Heights: 0 Taxi, Modbury Heights: 0 Car - as driver, Modbury Heights: -58 Car - as passenger, Modbury Heights: -49 Truck, Modbury Heights: -6 Motorbike, Modbury Heights: -6 Bicycle, Modbury Heights: -18 Walked only, Modbury Heights: -18 Other, Modbury Heights: -27 Worked at home, Modbury Heights: -9 Did not go to work, Modbury Heights: -7 Not stated, Modbury Heights: -7
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 330 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Modbury Heights, compared with 2,118 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 Modbury Heights in 2011, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 11.4% used public transport, while 72.9% 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 Modbury Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (11.4% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Modbury Heights decreased by 193 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (-58 persons)
  • Car - as passenger (-49 persons)

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