Circular Head Council area
Local workers - Method of travel to work - Public Administration and Safety
Within the Circular Head Council area, there is a similar proportion of local Public Administration and Safety workers using public transport to get to work than the Arts and Recreation Services workforce.
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 Circular Head Council 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 place of residence and resident place of work for a clearer picture of where people come from to work in the Circular Head Council area, and Employment locations for the Destination Zones they work in and how they arrive there.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers method of travel to work|
|Circular Head Council area - Public Administration and Safety||2016||2011||Change|
|Main method of travel||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%||2011 - 2016|
|Car, as driver||63||68.5||100.0||75||75.0||52.6||-12|
|Car, as passenger||0||0||0||0||0||0||--|
|Other - multiple methods||0||0||0||3||3.0||0||-3|
|Worked at home||5||5.4||0||6||6.0||0||-1|
|Did not go to work||10||10.9||0||10||10.0||31.6||--|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
In 2016, there were 0 people in Public Administration and Safety who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in the Circular Head Council area, compared with 63 who drove in private vehicles (car – as driver, car – as passenger, motorbike, or truck).
Analysis of the method of travel to work of the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Circular Head Council area in 2016 compared to the Arts and Recreation Services workforce within the Circular Head Council area shows that 0% used public transport, while 68.5% used a private vehicle, compared with 0% and 100.0% respectively in the Arts and Recreation Services workforce within the Circular Head Council area.
The major differences between the method of travel to work of the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Circular Head Council area and the Arts and Recreation Services workforce were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers who travelled by car, as driver (68.5% compared to 100.0%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who walked only (15.2% compared to 0%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who did not go to work (10.9% compared to 0%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who worked at home (5.4% compared to 0%)
The largest changes in the method of travel to work of the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Circular Head Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:
- Car, as driver (-12 local workers)
- Walked only (+8 local workers)
- Other - multiple methods (-3 local workers)
- Worked at home (-1 local workers)