The charts below show the average cost of public transport per person and the proportion of passenger preference towards the same mode of transport in the city of Darwin in a typical day.

May 12, 2021 / Academic / 6:39 am





The average expense a person spends on  public transportation per day and the popularity of the same during specific time frames in Darwin City are portrayed in the given charts.

Overall, it is clear that the passenger preference and the cost of travel are inversely proportional in the city, except between 9 and 5 pm.

As seen in the charts, when the cost of travel is the maximum between 1 am and 5 pm at $8,  the preference for this mode is just 2%. The cost is lower both in the preceding and succeeding time frames. Between 9pm and 1 pm, the average cost is recorded at $6, whereas between 5 am and 9 pm it is $5. The rate of commuter preference in these two periods is 11 and 23 respectively.

The most reasonable cost is recorded between 5 pm and 9 pm, when over a third (37%) of Darwin’s commuters depend on public transport. When the passengers’ preference fluctuates between 10 and 17%, from 9 am to 5 pm, the cost of the travel remains the same at $4. 

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