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Redwood Park

Method of travel to work

In Redwood Park 12 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Redwood Park'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
Redwood Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Train
70.20.290.30.1-2
Bus
30710.79.82799.29.4+28
Tram or Ferry
00.00.100.00.00
Taxi
00.00.160.20.1-6
Car - as driver
1,94867.767.21,97865.365.8-30
Car - as passenger
1334.64.41595.25.1-26
Truck
240.80.7270.90.9-3
Motorbike
90.30.4190.60.5-10
map this data in atlas.idBicycle50.20.4130.40.4-8
map this data in atlas.idWalked only70.20.9260.91.0-19
Other
120.40.9240.80.9-12
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home883.12.6882.92.60
Did not go to work
31310.911.334811.511.7-35
Not stated
250.91.0551.81.4-30

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, Redwood Park: 0.2% Bus, Redwood Park: 10.7% Tram or Ferry, Redwood Park: 0.0% Taxi, Redwood Park: 0.0% Car - as driver, Redwood Park: 67.7% Car - as passenger, Redwood Park: 4.6% Truck, Redwood Park: 0.8% Motorbike, Redwood Park: 0.3% Bicycle, Redwood Park: 0.2% Walked only, Redwood Park: 0.2% Other, Redwood Park: 0.4% Worked at home, Redwood Park: 3.1% Did not go to work, Redwood Park: 10.9% Not stated, Redwood Park: 0.9%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Redwood Park: -2 Bus, Redwood Park: +28 Tram or Ferry, Redwood Park: 0 Taxi, Redwood Park: -6 Car - as driver, Redwood Park: -30 Car - as passenger, Redwood Park: -26 Truck, Redwood Park: -3 Motorbike, Redwood Park: -10 Bicycle, Redwood Park: -8 Walked only, Redwood Park: -19 Other, Redwood Park: -12 Worked at home, Redwood Park: 0 Did not go to work, Redwood Park: -35 Not stated, Redwood Park: -30
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

In 2011, there were 314 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Redwood Park, compared with 2,114 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 Redwood Park in 2011, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 10.9% used public transport, while 73.5% used a private vehicle, compared with 10.1% and 72.7% respectively in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were no major differences between Redwood Park and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Redwood Park decreased by 153 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Redwood Park between 2006 and 2011.

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