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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 G: Average distance travelled per person per year by purpose and main mode

Scottish residents : 2002/2003

Walk 1

Driver of car,
van or lorry

Passenger in car,
van or lorry

Other private transport
(eg bicycle, motorcycle,
private hire bus)

Local bus

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

All modes

Commuting or business

19

1,166

189

57

96

351

1,879

Education

25

15

33

34

60

31

198

Escort education

7

33

8

-

1

8

56

Shopping

30

434

308

3

88

40

902

Other personal business or other escort

28

523

318

13

34

46

961

Visting friends at home

18

416

437

6

40

101

1,019

Visiting friends elsewhere

9

78

89

3

13

28

220

Sport/ entertainment

9

187

204

39

20

41

500

Holiday/ day trip

3

282

414

49

5

133

887

Other (including "just walk")

43

2

-

-

-

-

45

All purposes

191

3,136

1,999

204

356

780

6,667

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