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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 I1: Hours travelled per person per year by purpose

Scottish residents

1985/86

1989/91

1992/94

1995/97

1998/2000

2002/2003

Commuting

61

62

58

62

65

62

Business

13

22

19

20

18

16

Education

25

18

19

20

21

23

Escort education

3

5

4

7

5

6

Shopping

50

66

69

63

63

55

Other personal business or other escort

39

53

47

49

51

55

Visting friends at home

44

58

48

50

46

46

Visiting friends elsewhere

10

12

11

11

12

13

Sport / entertainment

21

21

24

21

26

24

Holiday / day trip

20

31

29

26

28

28

Other (including "just walk")

26

24

16

20

23

18

All purposes

313

372

344

350

359

346

Sample size (number of people)

2,560

2,480

2,092

2,032

1,926

3,396

Table I2: Average duration of trip by purpose

Scottish residents

Minutes

1985/86

1989/91

1992/94

1995/97

1998/2000

2002/2003

Commuting

20.2

21.2

21.4

22.4

23.3

23.3

Business

28.1

33.6

36.5

32.2

34.9

35.1

Education

14.9

15.5

16.6

16.8

18.0

17.8

Escort education

11.3

9.5

10.6

11.0

11.6

11.0

Shopping

16.0

16.7

17.3

17.1

16.1

17.3

Other personal business or other escort

14.9

15.5

15.7

15.9

16.4

16.6

Visting friends at home

21.6

22.2

19.1

22.1

21.0

23.4

Visiting friends elsewhere

17.8

18.3

19.6

18.7

17.9

19.2

Sport / entertainment

20.0

18.9

20.3

20.8

21.0

20.8

Holiday / day trip

74.0

69.1

56.5

68.2

59.8

56.4

Other (including "just walk")

24.8

22.1

19.5

23.5

20.8

23.2

All purposes

19.3

20.1

19.8

20.4

20.4

21.0