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Local workers - Method of travel to work - All industries

Within the City of Tea Tree Gully, the have a lower proportion of people using public transport to get to work than South Australia.

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 Tea Tree Gully 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 Tea Tree Gully, 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 Tea Tree Gully - All industries20112006Change
Main method of travelNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Car, as driver12,18666.364.211,55863.762.9+628
Car, as passenger1,0185.55.31,0665.95.5-48
Train00.01.060.01.0-6
Train and Car00.00.330.00.2-3
Train and other130.10.3150.10.3-2
Train and multiple other methods30.00.100.00.1+3
Bus4002.24.14762.64.1-76
Bus and car580.30.6870.50.5-29
Bus and other (not train)70.00.190.00.1-2
Bus and two other methods (excluding train)90.00.190.00.00
Ferry00.00.000.00.00
Tram40.00.300.00.2+4
Truck1380.80.81690.91.0-31
Motorbike/Motor scooter610.30.6740.40.6-13
Bicycle800.41.0900.51.2-10
Taxi/Other1300.70.91020.60.8+28
Other - multiple methods800.40.7760.40.5+4
Walked only3541.93.23842.13.6-30
Worked at home1,0855.94.21,1316.24.6-46
Did not go to work2,60014.111.42,69214.811.8-92
Not stated1660.91.02041.11.1-38

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, South Australia: 64.2% Car, as passenger, South Australia: 5.3% Train, South Australia: 1.0% Train and Car, South Australia: 0.3% Train and other, South Australia: 0.3% Train and multiple other methods, South Australia: 0.1% Bus, South Australia: 4.1% Bus and car, South Australia: 0.6% Bus and other (not train), South Australia: 0.1% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), South Australia: 0.1% Ferry, South Australia: 0.0% Tram, South Australia: 0.3% Truck, South Australia: 0.8% Motorbike/Motor scooter, South Australia: 0.6% Bicycle, South Australia: 1.0% Taxi/Other, South Australia: 0.9% Other - multiple methods, South Australia: 0.7% Worked at home, South Australia: 4.2% Did not go to work, South Australia: 11.4% Not stated, South Australia: 1.0% Car, as driver, City of Tea Tree Gully: 66.3% Car, as passenger, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.5% Train, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Train and Car, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Train and other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.1% Train and multiple other methods, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Bus, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.2% Bus and car, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Bus and other (not train), City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Bus and two other methods (excluding train), City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Ferry, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Tram, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Truck, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Bicycle, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Taxi/Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Other - multiple methods, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Worked at home, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.9% Did not go to work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 14.1% Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9%
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 Tea Tree Gully: +628 Car, as passenger, City of Tea Tree Gully: -48 Train, City of Tea Tree Gully: -6 Train and Car, City of Tea Tree Gully: -3 Train and other, City of Tea Tree Gully: -2 Train and multiple other methods, City of Tea Tree Gully: +3 Bus, City of Tea Tree Gully: -76 Bus and car, City of Tea Tree Gully: -29 Bus and other (not train), City of Tea Tree Gully: -2 Bus and two other methods (excluding train), City of Tea Tree Gully: 0 Ferry, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0 Tram, City of Tea Tree Gully: +4 Truck, City of Tea Tree Gully: -31 Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Tea Tree Gully: -13 Bicycle, City of Tea Tree Gully: -10 Taxi/Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: +28 Other - multiple methods, City of Tea Tree Gully: +4 Worked at home, City of Tea Tree Gully: -46 Did not go to work, City of Tea Tree Gully: -92 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: -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 490 people in the who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in City of Tea Tree Gully, compared with 13,346 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 Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to South Australia shows that 2.7% used public transport, while 72.6% used a private vehicle, compared with 6.5% and 70.6% respectively in South Australia.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the in the City of Tea Tree Gully and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who did not go to work (14.1% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who travelled by car (as driver) (66.3% compared to 64.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked at home (5.9% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by bus (2.2% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Car, as driver (+628 local workers)
  • Did not go to work (-92 local workers)
  • Bus (-76 local workers)
  • Car, as passenger (-48 local workers)

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