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Eurobodalla Shire

Local workers - Method of travel to work - All industries

Within Eurobodalla Shire, the have a lower proportion of people using public transport to get to work than NSW.

This data reveals the main modes of transport used by local workers in a particular industry to get to work. Workforce transport data for Eurobodalla Shire 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 Eurobodalla Shire, 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
Eurobodalla Shire - All industries20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Car, as driver7,11864.657.96,59861.756.8+520
Car, as passenger6455.95.07396.95.6-94
Train30.06.230.05.40
Train and Car00.01.300.01.30
Train and other00.01.600.01.30
Train and multiple other methods00.00.400.00.30
Bus560.53.7560.53.50
Bus and car100.10.360.10.2+4
Bus and other (not train)00.00.100.00.10
Bus and two other methods (excluding train)00.00.000.00.00
Ferry00.00.200.00.20
Tram00.00.000.00.00
Truck1641.51.22302.21.6-66
Motorbike/Motor scooter720.70.6980.90.6-26
Bicycle900.80.8680.60.7+22
Taxi/Other680.60.7660.60.8+2
Other - multiple methods470.40.6560.50.5-9
Walked only4954.54.15164.84.5-21
Worked at home7767.04.77547.14.9+22
Did not go to work1,32812.19.61,32612.410.5+2
Not stated1401.31.01781.71.1-38

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, NSW: 57.9% Car, as passenger, NSW: 5.0% Train, NSW: 6.2% Train and Car, NSW: 1.3% Train and other, NSW: 1.6% Train and multiple other methods, NSW: 0.4% Bus, NSW: 3.7% Bus and car, NSW: 0.3% Bus and other (not train), NSW: 0.1% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), NSW: 0.0% Ferry, NSW: 0.2% Tram, NSW: 0.0% Truck, NSW: 1.2% Motorbike/Motor scooter, NSW: 0.6% Bicycle, NSW: 0.8% Taxi/Other, NSW: 0.7% Other - multiple methods, NSW: 0.6% Worked at home, NSW: 4.7% Did not go to work, NSW: 9.6% Not stated, NSW: 1.0% Car, as driver, Eurobodalla Shire: 64.6% Car, as passenger, Eurobodalla Shire: 5.9% Train, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Train and Car, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Train and other, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Train and multiple other methods, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Bus, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.5% Bus and car, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.1% Bus and other (not train), Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Ferry, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Tram, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.0% Truck, Eurobodalla Shire: 1.5% Motorbike/Motor scooter, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.7% Bicycle, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.8% Taxi/Other, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.6% Other - multiple methods, Eurobodalla Shire: 0.4% Worked at home, Eurobodalla Shire: 7.0% Did not go to work, Eurobodalla Shire: 12.1% Not stated, Eurobodalla Shire: 1.3%
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, Eurobodalla Shire: +520 Car, as passenger, Eurobodalla Shire: -94 Train, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Train and Car, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Train and other, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Train and multiple other methods, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Bus, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Bus and car, Eurobodalla Shire: +4 Bus and other (not train), Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Ferry, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Tram, Eurobodalla Shire: 0 Truck, Eurobodalla Shire: -66 Motorbike/Motor scooter, Eurobodalla Shire: -26 Bicycle, Eurobodalla Shire: +22 Taxi/Other, Eurobodalla Shire: +2 Other - multiple methods, Eurobodalla Shire: -9 Worked at home, Eurobodalla Shire: +22 Did not go to work, Eurobodalla Shire: +2 Not stated, Eurobodalla Shire: -38
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 69 people in the who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Eurobodalla Shire, compared with 7,927 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 Eurobodalla Shire in 2011 compared to NSW shows that 0.6% used public transport, while 72.0% used a private vehicle, compared with 13.8% and 64.1% respectively in NSW.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the in Eurobodalla Shire and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who travelled by car (as driver) (64.6% compared to 57.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who did not go to work (12.1% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by train (0.0% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by bus (0.5% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the method of travel of work of the in Eurobodalla Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Car, as driver (+520 local workers)
  • Car, as passenger (-94 local workers)
  • Truck (-66 local workers)
  • Motorbike/Motor scooter (-26 local workers)

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