Statistics and Indicators

Active travel to work

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In 2006, around 23,000 ACT residents aged 15 years or older chose some form of active travel to work; by 2016, this had increased to 29,000. Active travel increased from 15.4% to 16.4% of all travel to work. Of those ACT residents who used active transport options to travel to work in 2016:

  • almost twice as many males (23.6%) than females (12.1%) rode a bicycle
  • females (55.9%) were more likely to catch a bus than males (44.9%)
  • a similar proportion of males and females walked to work (31.5% and 31.9%, respectively).

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Source: Census of Population and Housing, General Community Profile, Australia & the Australian Capital Territory. Cat. No. 2001.0