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Steventon Ward

Method of travel to work

In Steventon Ward 30 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Steventon Ward'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
Steventon Ward - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Train
70.10.2120.20.1-5
Bus
88411.19.87199.49.4+165
Tram or Ferry
00.00.130.00.0-3
Taxi
00.00.130.00.1-3
Car - as driver
5,31867.067.25,05166.065.8+267
Car - as passenger
3113.94.43454.55.1-34
Truck
560.70.7831.10.9-27
Motorbike
400.50.4530.70.5-13
map this data in atlas.idBicycle30.00.4280.40.4-25
map this data in atlas.idWalked only270.30.9720.91.0-45
Other
690.90.9731.00.9-4
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home2353.02.62313.02.6+4
Did not go to work
91711.611.388411.611.7+33
Not stated
670.81.0941.21.4-27

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, Steventon Ward: 0.1% Bus, Steventon Ward: 11.1% Tram or Ferry, Steventon Ward: 0.0% Taxi, Steventon Ward: 0.0% Car - as driver, Steventon Ward: 67.0% Car - as passenger, Steventon Ward: 3.9% Truck, Steventon Ward: 0.7% Motorbike, Steventon Ward: 0.5% Bicycle, Steventon Ward: 0.0% Walked only, Steventon Ward: 0.3% Other, Steventon Ward: 0.9% Worked at home, Steventon Ward: 3.0% Did not go to work, Steventon Ward: 11.6% Not stated, Steventon Ward: 0.8%
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, Steventon Ward: -5 Bus, Steventon Ward: +165 Tram or Ferry, Steventon Ward: -3 Taxi, Steventon Ward: -3 Car - as driver, Steventon Ward: +267 Car - as passenger, Steventon Ward: -34 Truck, Steventon Ward: -27 Motorbike, Steventon Ward: -13 Bicycle, Steventon Ward: -25 Walked only, Steventon Ward: -45 Other, Steventon Ward: -4 Worked at home, Steventon Ward: +4 Did not go to work, Steventon Ward: +33 Not stated, Steventon Ward: -27
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 891 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Steventon Ward, compared with 5,725 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 Steventon Ward in 2011, compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully, shows that 11.2% used public transport, while 72.2% 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 Steventon Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by bus (11.1% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Steventon Ward increased by 283 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+267 persons)
  • Bus (+165 persons)

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