Derived from the Census question, 'How did the person get to work on Tuesday, 8 August 2006?'
Maximising access to employment is a key objective in any economic development strategy. Understanding how The Hills Shire's regional labour force gets to work informs decision-makers about the effectiveness of transport modes, routes and availability of public transport.
There are a number of reasons why people use different Modes of Transport to get to work including:
This data describes the method of travel to work of employed persons. It applies only to people aged 15 and over who were employed in the week prior to Census. Includes employed people who usually reside in the labour force region regardless of where they work. Relates specifically to the journey to work on the morning of Census day. Respondents can nominate up to three modes of travel. 'Tram' includes light rail. For more information please refer to the Census Dictionary 2006.
Data source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006.
Please refer to the data notes for more information.
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