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Bundoora

Method of travel to work

In Bundoora 60 people rode their bike or walked to work in 2011.

Bundoora'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
Bundoora - Employed persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2006 to 2011
Train
3677.07.22745.56.2+93
Bus
731.41.3551.10.9+18
Tram or Ferry
1062.00.3901.80.3+16
Taxi
00.00.290.20.2-9
Car - as driver
3,67169.870.03,41568.069.6+256
Car - as passenger
2484.74.82935.85.6-45
Truck
521.01.2601.21.4-8
Motorbike
50.10.2160.30.3-11
map this data in atlas.idBicycle120.20.2170.30.3-5
map this data in atlas.idWalked only480.90.8591.21.0-11
Other
250.50.9350.70.8-10
map this data in atlas.idWorked at home1032.02.01052.11.9-2
Did not go to work
4468.58.850110.09.1-55
Not stated
1062.02.0941.92.4+12

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 Whittlesea: 7.2% Bus, City of Whittlesea: 1.3% Tram or Ferry, City of Whittlesea: 0.3% Taxi, City of Whittlesea: 0.2% Car - as driver, City of Whittlesea: 70.0% Car - as passenger, City of Whittlesea: 4.8% Truck, City of Whittlesea: 1.2% Motorbike, City of Whittlesea: 0.2% Bicycle, City of Whittlesea: 0.2% Walked only, City of Whittlesea: 0.8% Other, City of Whittlesea: 0.9% Worked at home, City of Whittlesea: 2.0% Did not go to work, City of Whittlesea: 8.8% Not stated, City of Whittlesea: 2.0% Train, Bundoora: 7.0% Bus, Bundoora: 1.4% Tram or Ferry, Bundoora: 2.0% Taxi, Bundoora: 0.0% Car - as driver, Bundoora: 69.8% Car - as passenger, Bundoora: 4.7% Truck, Bundoora: 1.0% Motorbike, Bundoora: 0.1% Bicycle, Bundoora: 0.2% Walked only, Bundoora: 0.9% Other, Bundoora: 0.5% Worked at home, Bundoora: 2.0% Did not go to work, Bundoora: 8.5% Not stated, Bundoora: 2.0%
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 method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Train, Bundoora: +93 Bus, Bundoora: +18 Tram or Ferry, Bundoora: +16 Taxi, Bundoora: -9 Car - as driver, Bundoora: +256 Car - as passenger, Bundoora: -45 Truck, Bundoora: -8 Motorbike, Bundoora: -11 Bicycle, Bundoora: -5 Walked only, Bundoora: -11 Other, Bundoora: -10 Worked at home, Bundoora: -2 Did not go to work, Bundoora: -55 Not stated, Bundoora: +12
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 546 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Bundoora, compared with 3,976 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 Bundoora in 2011, compared to the City of Whittlesea, shows that 10.4% used public transport, while 75.6% used a private vehicle, compared with 8.8% and 76.2% respectively in the City of Whittlesea.

The major difference in persons between the method of travel to work of Bundoora and the City of Whittlesea was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who travelled by tram or ferry (2.0% compared to 0.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bundoora increased by 239 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Car - as driver (+256 persons)
  • Train (+93 persons)
  • Did not go to work (-55 persons)

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