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Modbury North

Method of travel to work

In Modbury North 25 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

Modbury North'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
Modbury North - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Train
40.20.20--0.2+4
Bus
28610.99.734412.19.7-58
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.20
Car - as driver
1,83969.868.71,84265.066.6-3
Car - as passenger
1084.14.01264.44.5-18
Truck
60.20.5210.70.7-15
Motorbike
100.40.470.20.4+3
map this data in atlas.idBicycle40.20.4110.40.4-7
map this data in atlas.idWalked only210.80.9331.21.0-12
Other
261.01.2140.51.0+12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home582.22.9582.02.50
Did not go to work
26510.110.235912.711.6-94
Not stated
60.20.7190.71.0-13

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% Train, Modbury North: 0.2% Bus, Modbury North: 10.9% Car - as driver, Modbury North: 69.8% Car - as passenger, Modbury North: 4.1% Truck, Modbury North: 0.2% Motorbike, Modbury North: 0.4% Bicycle, Modbury North: 0.2% Walked only, Modbury North: 0.8% Other, Modbury North: 1.0% Worked at home, Modbury North: 2.2% Did not go to work, Modbury North: 10.1% Not stated, Modbury North: 0.2%
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, Modbury North: +4 Bus, Modbury North: -58 Tram or Ferry, Modbury North: 0 Taxi, Modbury North: 0 Car - as driver, Modbury North: -3 Car - as passenger, Modbury North: -18 Truck, Modbury North: -15 Motorbike, Modbury North: +3 Bicycle, Modbury North: -7 Walked only, Modbury North: -12 Other, Modbury North: +12 Worked at home, Modbury North: 0 Did not go to work, Modbury North: -94 Not stated, Modbury North: -13
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 290 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Modbury North, compared with 1,963 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 North in 2016, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 11.0% used public transport, while 74.6% 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 Modbury North and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (69.8% compared to 68.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (10.9% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Modbury North decreased by 201 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the method of travel to work by resident population in Modbury North between 2011 and 2016 were for those nominated:

  • Did not go to work (-94 persons)
  • Bus (-58 persons)

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