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Redwood Park

Method of travel to work

In Redwood Park 15 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2016.

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 2016?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Method of travel to work
Redwood Park - 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--0.2120.40.2-12
Bus
2649.49.730410.49.7-40
Tram or Ferry
0--0.00--0.10
Taxi
0--0.10--0.20
Car - as driver
1,97670.268.71,95366.566.6+23
Car - as passenger
1284.64.01354.64.5-7
Truck
130.50.5270.90.7-14
Motorbike
30.10.490.30.4-6
map this data in atlas.idBicycle80.30.450.20.4+3
map this data in atlas.idWalked only70.20.990.31.0-2
Other
351.21.2331.11.0+2
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home752.72.9943.22.5-19
Did not go to work
28610.210.232711.111.6-41
Not stated
180.60.7281.01.0-10

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, Redwood Park: 9.4% Car - as driver, Redwood Park: 70.2% Car - as passenger, Redwood Park: 4.6% Truck, Redwood Park: 0.5% Motorbike, Redwood Park: 0.1% Bicycle, Redwood Park: 0.3% Walked only, Redwood Park: 0.2% Other, Redwood Park: 1.2% Worked at home, Redwood Park: 2.7% Did not go to work, Redwood Park: 10.2% Not stated, Redwood Park: 0.6%
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, Redwood Park: -12 Bus, Redwood Park: -40 Tram or Ferry, Redwood Park: 0 Taxi, Redwood Park: 0 Car - as driver, Redwood Park: +23 Car - as passenger, Redwood Park: -7 Truck, Redwood Park: -14 Motorbike, Redwood Park: -6 Bicycle, Redwood Park: +3 Walked only, Redwood Park: -2 Other, Redwood Park: +2 Worked at home, Redwood Park: -19 Did not go to work, Redwood Park: -41 Not stated, Redwood Park: -10
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 264 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Redwood Park, compared with 2,120 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 2016, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 9.4% used public transport, while 75.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 10.0% and 73.6% respectively in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major difference in persons between the method of travel to work of Redwood Park and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by car (as driver) (70.2% compared to 68.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Redwood Park decreased by 123 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Redwood Park between 2011 and 2016.

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