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In Ruapehu District 501 people walked, jogged or rode their bike to work in 2018.
Ruapehu District's commuting statistics reveal the main modes of transport by which residents get to work. 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, the number of motor vehicles available within a household, and the distance travelled to work.
Commuting data is very useful in transport planning as it informs decision-makers about the availability, effectiveness and utilisation of local transport options, particularly when analysed with Residents Place of Work data and Car Ownership.
Please note: Stats NZ has given Travel to work data for the 2018 Census a quality rating of "moderate". See Stats NZ’s DataInfo+ for specific information on what this rating means and recommendations for use.
'What is the one main way you usually travel to work – that is, the one you used for the greatest distance?'
|Method of travel to work|
|Main method of travel||Number||%||Manawatu-Wanganui Region %|
|Drove a car, truck or van||3,771||61.3||71.9|
|Passenger in a car, truck, van or company bus||363||5.9||3.9|
|Walked or jogged||414||6.7||5.4|
|Worked at home||1,395||22.7||13.9|
|Not stated / included||--||--||--|
In 2018, there were 15 people who caught public transport to work (train, bus or ferry) in Ruapehu District, compared with 4,134 who drove in private vehicles (as a driver, or passenger).
Analysis of the method of travel to work of the residents in Ruapehu District in 2018 compared to Manawatu-Wanganui Region shows that 0.2% used public transport, while 67.3% used a private vehicle, compared with 1.0% and 75.8% respectively in Manawatu-Wanganui Region.
The major differences between the main method of travel to work of the population in Ruapehu District and Manawatu-Wanganui Region were:
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