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ABS Census - B26 Method Of Travel To Work By Sex (SLA) 1991

The 1991 Census Basic Community profiles present 57 tables containing summary characteristics of persons and/or dwellings for Statistical Local Areas (SLA) in Australia.

This table contains data relating to method of travel to work by sex. Counts are of employed persons at home on census night excluding visitors, and usual residents who were absent on census night, based on place of enumeration on census night which excludes adjustment for under-enumeration. The data is by SLA 1991 boundaries. Periodicity: 5-Yearly.

This data is ABS data (cat. no. 2101.0 & original geographic boundary cat. no. 1261.0.30.001) used with permission from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tabular data was processed and supplied to AURIN by the Australian Data Archives. The cleaned, high resolution 1991 geographic boundaries are available from

For more information please refer to the 1991 Census Dictionary:$File/29010_1991_210_Census%20Dictionary.pdf.

Please note:

  • Totals are not supplied as the question allowed multiple answers.
  • (c) Includes cases when method of travel to work could not be determined.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated July 28, 2020, 06:03 (UTC)
Created November 1, 2019, 00:18 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC BY 2.5 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS_Census-UoM_AURIN_DB_Census1991_b26_method_trvl_wrk_by_sex_sla_1991
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Bicycle, Females, Bicycle, Males, Bus, Females, Bus, Males, Car as driver, Females, Car as driver, Males, Car as passenger, Females, Car as passenger, Males, Did not go to work, Females, Did not go to work, Males, Ferry/Tram, Females, Ferry/Tram, Males, Geometry Field, Motor bike/motor scooter, Females, Motor bike/motor scooter, Males, Not stated (c), Females, Not stated (c), Males, Other, Females, Other, Males, SLA Code, SLA Name, Taxi, Females, Taxi, Males, Train, Females, Train, Males, Walked only, Females, Walked only, Males, Worked at home, Females, Worked at home, Males
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (1991): ABS Census - B26 Method Of Travel To Work By Sex (SLA) 1991; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice ©Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 1991
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key sla_code
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[96.82, -43.74], [159.11, -43.74], [159.11, -9.14], [96.82, -9.14], [96.82, -43.74]]]}