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Local workers - Method of travel to work - All industries

Within the City of Casey, the have a lower proportion of people using public transport to get to work than Victoria.

This data reveals the main modes of transport used by local workers in a particular industry to get to work. Workforce transport data for the City of Casey is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the effectiveness and availability of public transport.

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 between place of residence and place of work (For instance, industries located near railway stations are likely to have higher public transport use than those located away from main public transport routes);
  • The number of motor vehicles available from within a household; and
  • The travel distance to work, which for example, can allow people to walk or bicycle to their place of employment.

Method of Travel to Work data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers pace of residence and Residents Place of work for a clearer picture of where people come from to work in the the City of Casey, and Employment locations for the Destination Zones they work in and how they arrive there.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers method of travel to work
City of Casey - All industries20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Car, as driver33,57969.661.828,48467.061.2+5,095
Car, as passenger2,8986.04.62,5676.04.8+331
Train2620.54.81880.44.3+74
Train and Car700.11.2440.11.2+26
Train and other1850.41.31500.41.1+35
Train and multiple other methods750.20.6610.10.5+14
Bus4150.91.03100.70.8+105
Bus and car780.20.1500.10.1+28
Bus and other (not train)60.00.160.00.10
Bus and two other methods (excluding train)60.00.0100.00.0-4
Ferry100.00.060.00.0+4
Tram120.01.700.01.6+12
Truck6631.40.86481.50.9+15
Motorbike/Motor scooter830.20.41160.30.5-33
Bicycle940.21.21350.31.2-41
Taxi/Other2430.50.72590.60.6-16
Other - multiple methods1960.40.61440.30.6+52
Walked only7401.53.38121.93.6-72
Worked at home2,9676.24.42,6816.34.6+286
Did not go to work5,13910.710.15,21712.310.9-78
Not stated5001.01.16261.51.2-126

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

Local workers method of travel to work, 2011
Local workers method of travel to work, 2011 Car, as driver, Victoria: 61.8% Car, as passenger, Victoria: 4.6% Train, Victoria: 4.8% Train and Car, Victoria: 1.2% Train and other, Victoria: 1.3% Train and multiple other methods, Victoria: 0.6% Bus, Victoria: 1.0% Bus and car, Victoria: 0.1% Bus and other (not train), Victoria: 0.1% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Victoria: 0.0% Ferry, Victoria: 0.0% Tram, Victoria: 1.7% Truck, Victoria: 0.8% Motorbike/Motor scooter, Victoria: 0.4% Bicycle, Victoria: 1.2% Taxi/Other, Victoria: 0.7% Other - multiple methods, Victoria: 0.6% Worked at home, Victoria: 4.4% Did not go to work, Victoria: 10.1% Not stated, Victoria: 1.1% Car, as driver, City of Casey: 69.6% Car, as passenger, City of Casey: 6.0% Train, City of Casey: 0.5% Train and Car, City of Casey: 0.1% Train and other, City of Casey: 0.4% Train and multiple other methods, City of Casey: 0.2% Bus, City of Casey: 0.9% Bus and car, City of Casey: 0.2% Bus and other (not train), City of Casey: 0.0% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), City of Casey: 0.0% Ferry, City of Casey: 0.0% Tram, City of Casey: 0.0% Truck, City of Casey: 1.4% Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Casey: 0.2% Bicycle, City of Casey: 0.2% Taxi/Other, City of Casey: 0.5% Other - multiple methods, City of Casey: 0.4% Worked at home, City of Casey: 6.2% Did not go to work, City of Casey: 10.7% Not stated, City of Casey: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers method of travel to work, 2006 to 2011 Car, as driver, City of Casey: +5,095 Car, as passenger, City of Casey: +331 Train, City of Casey: +74 Train and Car, City of Casey: +26 Train and other, City of Casey: +35 Train and multiple other methods, City of Casey: +14 Bus, City of Casey: +105 Bus and car, City of Casey: +28 Bus and other (not train), City of Casey: 0 Bus and two other methods (excluding train), City of Casey: -4 Ferry, City of Casey: +4 Tram, City of Casey: +12 Truck, City of Casey: +15 Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Casey: -33 Bicycle, City of Casey: -41 Taxi/Other, City of Casey: -16 Other - multiple methods, City of Casey: +52 Worked at home, City of Casey: +286 Did not go to work, City of Casey: -78 Not stated, City of Casey: -126
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 1,107 people in the who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in City of Casey, compared with 37,152 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the in the City of Casey in 2011 compared to Victoria shows that 2.3% used public transport, while 77.0% used a private vehicle, compared with 9.3% and 68.9% respectively in Victoria.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the in the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who travelled by car (as driver) (69.6% compared to 61.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked at home (6.2% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by train (0.5% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who walked only (1.5% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the method of travel of work of the in the City of Casey between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Car, as driver (+5,095 local workers)
  • Car, as passenger (+331 local workers)
  • Worked at home (+286 local workers)
  • Bus (+105 local workers)

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