Tables About Canterbury Region



Access to motor vehicles

2006 Census

Access to Motor Vehicles in Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
No access
 14,745  112,758
One
 71,340  527,844
Two
 75,396  531,624
Three or more
 33,252  222,204
Not elsewhere included(3)
 5,199  59,745
Total  199,929  1,454,175

1. All figures are for households in private occupied dwellings.
2. Absentees are excluded.
3. Includes 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated'.

1996–2006 Censuses

Access to Motor Vehicles in Canterbury Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
No access
 18,741  16,878  14,745
One
 69,129  70,620  71,343
Two
 58,281  65,739  75,396
Three or more
 22,632  26,448  33,252
Not elsewhere included(3)
 5,565  4,959  5,196
Total  174,351  184,647  199,932

1. All figures are for households in private occupied dwellings.
2. Absentees are excluded.
3. In 1996 this includes 'not specified' data and in 2001 'not stated' data. In 2006 'response unidentifiable', and 'not stated' data is included. 

Main means of travel to work

2006 Census

Main Means of Travel to Work in Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Worked at home
 22,239  163,977
Did not go to work today
 30,399  203,880
Drove private car, truck or van
 132,348  951,477
Drove company car, truck or van
 27,690  212,211
Car, truck, van or company bus passenger
 9,570  91,071
Public bus
 7,563  59,484
Train
 75  19,704
Motor cycle or power cycle
 2,628  19,692
Bicycle
 11,043  38,091
Walked or jogged
 12,753  105,462
Other
 1,725  14,535
Not elsewhere included(2)
 11,661  106,194
Total  269,694  1,985,778

1. All figures are for the employed census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Includes 'response unidentifiable', and 'not stated'.  

1996–2006 Censuses

Main Means of Travel to Work in Canterbury Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Worked at home
 20,823  22,248  22,239
Did not go to work today
 22,989  28,389  30,399
Drove private car, truck or van
 106,572  116,655  132,351
Drove company car, truck or van
 20,889  20,445  27,690
Car, truck, van or company bus passenger
 8,829  7,752  9,570
Public bus
 5,217  5,694  7,560
Train
 51  174  75
Motor cycle or power cycle
 2,991  2,292  2,628
Bicycle
 12,327  10,827  11,043
Walked or jogged
 10,803  11,355  12,753
Other
 1,698  1,356  1,725
Not elsewhere included(2)
 6,378  7,023  11,661
Total  219,564  234,216  269,694

1. All figures are for the employed census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. In 1996 this includes 'not specified', in 2001 it includes 'not stated' and in 2006 it includes 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated'.


Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals and values for the same data may vary in different tables.