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Resident workers - Method of travel to work

The resident workers in the City of Albany have a similar proportion of people using public transport to get to work as Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

Maximising access to employment is a key objective in any economic development strategy. Understanding the modes of transport the City of Albany's local resident workers use (either within or outside the local area), informs decision-makers about the effectiveness of transport modes, routes and availability of local 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;
  • The number of motor vehicles available 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 Residents place of work and for a clearer picture of where working residents are employed.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by place of work

Resident workers method of travel to work
City of Albany 20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services %Number%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services %2011 to 2016
Car, as driver20888.185.118474.589.5+24
Car, as passenger31.30.0156.11.6-12
Train00.00.000.00.00
Bus00.00.000.00.00
Ferry00.00.000.00.00
Tram00.00.000.00.00
Truck00.00.000.02.10
Motorbike/Motor scooter00.00.000.00.00
Bicycle00.02.300.00.00
Taxi/Other00.00.000.00.00
Other - multiple methods00.01.700.00.00
Walked only31.30.041.60.0-1
Worked at home62.52.3187.30.0-12
Did not go to work166.88.62610.56.8-10
Not stated00.00.000.00.00

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers method of travel to work, 2016
Resident workers method of travel to work, 2016 Car, as driver, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 85.1% Car, as passenger, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Train, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Bus, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Ferry, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Tram, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Truck, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Bicycle, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 2.3% Taxi/Other, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Other - multiple methods, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 1.7% Worked at home, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 2.3% Did not go to work, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 8.6% Not stated, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.0% Car, as driver, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 88.1% Car, as passenger, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 1.3% Train, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Bus, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Ferry, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Tram, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Truck, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Bicycle, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Taxi/Other, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Other - multiple methods, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0% Worked at home, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 2.5% Did not go to work, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 6.8% Not stated, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 0.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers method of travel to work, 2011 to 2016 Car, as driver, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +24 Car, as passenger, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -12 Train, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Bus, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Ferry, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Tram, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Truck, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Motorbike/Motor scooter, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Bicycle, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Taxi/Other, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Other - multiple methods, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Worked at home, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -12 Did not go to work, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -10 Not stated, City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 0 resident workers who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in City of Albany, compared with 211 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).

Analysis of the method of travel to work of the resident workers in the City of Albany shows that 0.0% used public transport, while 89.4% used a private vehicle, compared with 0.0% and 85.1% respectively in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) of the City of Albany and Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) travelled to work by Car, as driver (88.1% compared to 85.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) travelled to work by Bicycle (0.0% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) travelled to work by Did not go to work (6.8% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) travelled to work by Other - multiple methods (0.0% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the method of travel of work of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in the City of Albany between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Car, as driver (+24 people)
  • Car, as passenger (-12 people)
  • Worked at home (-12 people)
  • Did not go to work (-10 people)

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