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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 P: Distance travelled per person per year by main mode and by age and then by sex

Scottish residents: 2002/2003

Miles

Children under 16

16-29

30-59

60+

Men 16+

Women 16+

All adults

All persons

Walk 1

230

231

178

152

177

184

181

191

Driver of car, van or lorry

-

2,732

5,352

2,250

5,462

2,649

3,941

3,136

Passenger in car, van or lorry

3,319

1,790

1,731

1,448

1,001

2,221

1,661

1,999

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

319

135

219

122

263

99

174

204

Local bus

331

561

288

361

286

428

363

356

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

227

1,096

1,122

449

1,070

797

922

780

All modes

4,427

6,545

8,891

4,781

8,259

6,377

7,241

6,667

Sample size (number of people)

693

529

1,391

783

1,241

1,462

2,703

3,396

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