Australian Bureau of Statistics
Transport Patterns and Preferences, NSW
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This survey collected information on travel patterns and preferences for persons aged 18 years and over in New South Wales. The information collected included the form of transport used on the last trip to work, education or any other travel. Information was also collected on reasons for using the form of transport, problems experienced with public transport and characteristics such as home ownership and residential location choice.
The aims of this survey was to collect information on:
Scope: NSW civilian population aged 18 and over who were usual residents of private dwellings, except:
Coverage: In the survey, coverage rules were applied which aimed to ensure that each person was associated with only one dwelling, and hence only had one chance of selection in the survey.
Publication : Transport Patterns and Preferences, New South Wales (ABS Cat No. 9201.1).
Standard Classifications were used for Labour Force variables ie:
Age - Formed by aggregation of age groupings. Minimum level in publication and unpublished tables 18-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65+
Sex - male, female
Marital Status - Married, Not married
Birthplace - Oceania and Antarctica, North-West Europe, Southern and Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, South-East Asia. North-East Asia, Southern and Central Asia, Americas, Sub-saharan Africa
Labour Force Status - Employed, Unemployed, Not in the labour force
Language spoken at home - English only, Italian, Greek, Arabic/Lebanese, Chinese, Spanish, Other
Region - Formed by aggregation of standard statistical divisions. Minimum level in publication and unpublished tables - Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong (combined) and Balance of NSW
Other concepts (summary)
Comments and/or Other Regions
It is not planned to run another Transport Patterns and Preferences survey.
10/1996 Data collected as a NSW state supplementary survey
This collection has been run once only and there are currently no plans for a repeat survey
Data availability comments
Data is available in the publication Transport Patterns and Preferences, New South Wales (ABS Cat No. 9201.1). Customised data is available to clients on request.
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This page last updated 7 August 2012