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Local workers - Method of travel to work - All industries

Within Randwick City, the have a higher proportion of people using public transport to get to work than New South Wales.

This data reveals the main modes of transport used by local workers in a particular industry to get to work. Workforce transport data for Randwick City 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 Randwick City, 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
Randwick City - All industries20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Car, as driver20,47952.457.918,92353.156.8+1,556
Car, as passenger1,6614.25.01,7154.85.6-54
Train4651.26.22760.85.4+189
Train and Car620.21.3440.11.3+18
Train and other1,6664.31.61,1643.31.3+502
Train and multiple other methods3710.90.42490.70.3+122
Bus2,9087.43.72,5817.23.5+327
Bus and car1530.40.31290.40.2+24
Bus and other (not train)1020.30.1800.20.1+22
Bus and two other methods (excluding train)410.10.0150.00.0+26
Ferry30.00.200.00.2+3
Tram60.00.060.00.00
Truck2130.51.22370.71.6-24
Motorbike/Motor scooter3090.80.61850.50.6+124
Bicycle5701.50.83631.00.7+207
Taxi/Other2280.60.72070.60.8+21
Other - multiple methods1900.50.61110.30.5+79
Walked only3,3308.54.13,2099.04.5+121
Worked at home2,2095.64.71,9265.44.9+283
Did not go to work3,8209.89.63,84210.810.5-22
Not stated3120.81.03801.11.1-68

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, New South Wales: 57.9% Car, as passenger, New South Wales: 5.0% Train, New South Wales: 6.2% Train and Car, New South Wales: 1.3% Train and other, New South Wales: 1.6% Train and multiple other methods, New South Wales: 0.4% Bus, New South Wales: 3.7% Bus and car, New South Wales: 0.3% Bus and other (not train), New South Wales: 0.1% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), New South Wales: 0.0% Ferry, New South Wales: 0.2% Tram, New South Wales: 0.0% Truck, New South Wales: 1.2% Motorbike/Motor scooter, New South Wales: 0.6% Bicycle, New South Wales: 0.8% Taxi/Other, New South Wales: 0.7% Other - multiple methods, New South Wales: 0.6% Worked at home, New South Wales: 4.7% Did not go to work, New South Wales: 9.6% Not stated, New South Wales: 1.0% Car, as driver, Randwick City: 52.4% Car, as passenger, Randwick City: 4.2% Train, Randwick City: 1.2% Train and Car, Randwick City: 0.2% Train and other, Randwick City: 4.3% Train and multiple other methods, Randwick City: 0.9% Bus, Randwick City: 7.4% Bus and car, Randwick City: 0.4% Bus and other (not train), Randwick City: 0.3% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Randwick City: 0.1% Ferry, Randwick City: 0.0% Tram, Randwick City: 0.0% Truck, Randwick City: 0.5% Motorbike/Motor scooter, Randwick City: 0.8% Bicycle, Randwick City: 1.5% Taxi/Other, Randwick City: 0.6% Other - multiple methods, Randwick City: 0.5% Worked at home, Randwick City: 5.6% Did not go to work, Randwick City: 9.8% Not stated, Randwick City: 0.8%
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, Randwick City: +1,556 Car, as passenger, Randwick City: -54 Train, Randwick City: +189 Train and Car, Randwick City: +18 Train and other, Randwick City: +502 Train and multiple other methods, Randwick City: +122 Bus, Randwick City: +327 Bus and car, Randwick City: +24 Bus and other (not train), Randwick City: +22 Bus and two other methods (excluding train), Randwick City: +26 Ferry, Randwick City: +3 Tram, Randwick City: 0 Truck, Randwick City: -24 Motorbike/Motor scooter, Randwick City: +124 Bicycle, Randwick City: +207 Taxi/Other, Randwick City: +21 Other - multiple methods, Randwick City: +79 Worked at home, Randwick City: +283 Did not go to work, Randwick City: -22 Not stated, Randwick City: -68
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 5,771 people in the who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Randwick City, compared with 22,359 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 Randwick City in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that 14.8% used public transport, while 57.2% used a private vehicle, compared with 13.8% and 64.1% respectively in New South Wales.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the in Randwick City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who walked only (8.5% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who travelled by bus (7.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by car (as driver) (52.4% compared to 57.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by train (1.2% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Car, as driver (+1,556 local workers)
  • Train and other (+502 local workers)
  • Bus (+327 local workers)
  • Worked at home (+283 local workers)

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