Willoughby City

Resident workers - Method of travel to work - All industries

Within Willoughby City, there is a similar proportion of resident All industries workers using public transport to get to work than the New South Wales workforce.

Maximising access to employment is a key objective in any economic development strategy. Understanding the modes of transport Willoughby City'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 resident place of work for a clearer picture of where working residents are employed.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Resident workers method of travel to work
Willoughby City 20162011Change
Main method of travelNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016

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

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Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 0 resident workers who caught public transport to work (train, bus, tram or ferry) in Willoughby City, compared with 0 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 Willoughby City shows that 0% used public transport, while 0% used a private vehicle, compared with 0% and 0% respectively in New South Wales.

The major differences between the method of travel to work of the resident workers in Willoughby City and the New South Wales workforce were:

    Emerging groups

    The largest changes in the method of travel to work of the resident workers in Willoughby City between 2011 and 2016 were:

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