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Unley Park Ward

Number of cars per household

Analysis of car ownership in 2011, indicates 56% of households in Unley Park Ward had access to two or more motor vehicles, compared to 45% in the City of Unley.

The ability of the population to access services and employment is strongly influenced by access to transport. The number of motor vehicles per household in Unley Park Ward quantifies access to private transport and will be influenced by Age Structure and Household Type, which determine the number of adults present; access to Public Transport; distance to shops, services, employment and education; and Household Income. Depending on these factors, car ownership can be seen as a measure of advantage or disadvantage, or a neutral socio-economic measure, which impacts on the environment and quality of life.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of this dwelling were garaged or parked at or near this dwelling on the night of Tuesday, 9 August 2011?'

Households

Car ownership
Unley Park Ward20112006Change
Number of carsNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idNo motor vehicles1396.09.91647.111.1-26
1 motor vehicle
78433.639.774132.240.3+43
map this data in atlas.id2 motor vehicles90939.033.692039.932.9-10
3 or more motor vehicles
38916.711.836015.610.7+29
Not stated
1104.75.01195.25.0-9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Car ownership, 2011
Car ownership, 2011 Not stated, City of Unley: 5.0% 3 or more motor vehicles, City of Unley: 11.8% 2 motor vehicles, City of Unley: 33.6% 1 motor vehicle, City of Unley: 39.7% No motor vehicles, City of Unley: 9.9% Not stated, Unley Park Ward: 4.7% 3 or more motor vehicles, Unley Park Ward: 16.7% 2 motor vehicles, Unley Park Ward: 39.0% 1 motor vehicle, Unley Park Ward: 33.6% No motor vehicles, Unley Park Ward: 6.0%
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 car ownership, 2006 to 2011
Change in car ownership, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Unley Park Ward: -9 3 or more motor vehicles, Unley Park Ward: +29 2 motor vehicles, Unley Park Ward: -10 1 motor vehicle, Unley Park Ward: +43 No motor vehicles, Unley Park Ward: -26
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

Analysis of the car ownership of the households in Unley Park Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that 89.3% of the households owned at least one car, while 6.0% did not, compared with 85.1% and 9.9% respectively in the City of Unley.

Of those that owned at least one vehicle, there was a smaller proportion who owned just one car; a larger proportion who owned two cars; and a larger proportion who owned three cars or more.

Overall, 33.6% of the households owned one car; 39.0% owned two cars; and 16.7% owned three cars or more, compared with 39.7%; 33.6% and 11.8% respectively for the City of Unley.

Emerging groups

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

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