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Statistical Bulletin Transport Series:Trn / 2005 / 3: Travel by Scottish residents: some National Travel Survey results for 2002/2003 and earlier years

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Table C: Trips per person per year by main mode

Scottish residents

1985/86

1989/91

1992/94

1995/97

1998/2000

2002/2003

Walk 1

420

383

344

303

302

281

Bicycle

12

9

8

8

14

9

Driver of car, van or lorry

228

342

352

371

407

376

Passenger in car, van or lorry

156

219

204

228

210

207

Other private transport (eg motorcycle, private hire bus)

19

18

14

12

11

12

Local bus

112

104

95

81

78

77

Surface Rail

9

15

5

9

13

11

Taxi / minicab

13

19

13

11

18

15

Other public transport (eg air, ferry, non-local bus)

4

3

4

6

5

3

All modes

972

1,112

1,040

1,028

1,058

991

Sample size (number of people)

2,560

2,480

2,092

2,032

1,926

3,396

1 Short walks are believed to be under-recorded in 2002/2003 compared with earlier years