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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Local workers - Method of travel to work - All industries

Within Developing East Arnhem Limited area, the have a higher proportion of people using public transport to get to work than Northern Territory.

This data reveals the main modes of transport used by local workers in a particular industry to get to work. Workforce transport data for Developing East Arnhem Limited area 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area, 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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%Northern Territory %Number%Northern Territory %2006 to 2011
Car, as driver1,46131.455.71,33227.553.5+128
Car, as passenger49510.68.050210.48.3-8
Train00.00.030.10.0-3
Train and Car00.00.000.00.00
Train and other00.00.000.00.00
Train and multiple other methods00.00.000.00.00
Bus4219.13.481716.83.9-397
Bus and car170.40.3160.30.3+1
Bus and other (not train)80.20.100.00.1+8
Bus and two other methods (excluding train)90.20.190.20.10
Ferry00.00.000.00.00
Tram00.00.000.00.00
Truck240.50.8591.20.9-36
Motorbike/Motor scooter521.11.4260.51.1+26
Bicycle1082.32.8821.73.0+26
Taxi/Other1012.21.9721.51.6+29
Other - multiple methods400.91.1330.70.8+7
Walked only1,39930.111.31,19124.511.9+207
Worked at home851.82.8721.53.1+12
Did not go to work3597.79.155311.410.2-195
Not stated711.51.1811.71.2-11

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, Northern Territory: 55.7% Car, as passenger, Northern Territory: 8.0% Train, Northern Territory: 0.0% Train and Car, Northern Territory: 0.0% Train and other, Northern Territory: 0.0% Train and multiple other methods, Northern Territory: 0.0% Bus, Northern Territory: 3.4% Bus and car, Northern Territory: 0.3% Bus and other (not train), Northern Territory: 0.1% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Northern Territory: 0.1% Ferry, Northern Territory: 0.0% Tram, Northern Territory: 0.0% Truck, Northern Territory: 0.8% Motorbike/Motor scooter, Northern Territory: 1.4% Bicycle, Northern Territory: 2.8% Taxi/Other, Northern Territory: 1.9% Other - multiple methods, Northern Territory: 1.1% Worked at home, Northern Territory: 2.8% Did not go to work, Northern Territory: 9.1% Not stated, Northern Territory: 1.1% Car, as driver, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 31.4% Car, as passenger, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.6% Train, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.0% Train and Car, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.0% Train and other, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.0% Train and multiple other methods, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.0% Bus, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.1% Bus and car, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.4% Bus and other (not train), Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.2% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.2% Ferry, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.0% Tram, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.0% Truck, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.5% Motorbike/Motor scooter, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.1% Bicycle, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.3% Taxi/Other, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.2% Other - multiple methods, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.9% Worked at home, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.8% Did not go to work, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.7% Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.5%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +128 Car, as passenger, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -8 Train, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -3 Train and Car, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0 Train and other, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0 Train and multiple other methods, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0 Bus, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -397 Bus and car, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +1 Bus and other (not train), Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +8 Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0 Ferry, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0 Tram, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0 Truck, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -36 Motorbike/Motor scooter, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +26 Bicycle, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +26 Taxi/Other, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +29 Other - multiple methods, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +7 Worked at home, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +12 Did not go to work, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -195 Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -11
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 455 people in the who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Developing East Arnhem Limited area, compared with 1,980 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 compared to Northern Territory shows that 9.8% used public transport, while 42.6% used a private vehicle, compared with 4.0% and 64.5% respectively in Northern Territory.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the in Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who walked only (30.1% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who travelled by bus (9.1% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who travelled by car (as a passenger) (10.6% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by car (as driver) (31.4% compared to 55.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the method of travel of work of the in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Bus (-397 local workers)
  • Walked only (+207 local workers)
  • Did not go to work (-195 local workers)
  • Car, as driver (+128 local workers)

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