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Source: Transport and Travel in Scotland 2016, Table TD1
Age and Transport and Travel Page
Adults with a disability or long-term illness are more likely to use a local bus service than those with no disability or long-term illness. In 2012, 43.3% of adults with a disability or long-term illness had used a bus service in the previous month compared to 39.5% of adults without a disability or long-term illness.
Source: Scottish Household Survey 2012
Source: Scottish Transport Statistics, 2016 (Tables 2.12, 2.13 and 2.2a)
Disability and Transport and Travel Page
Source: Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census - Part 2 (2015)
Ethnic minority groups are less likely to hold a driving license. According to the 2012 Scottish Household Survey , adults from minority ethnic groups are markedly less likely to hold a driving license. 51.9% compared to 67.2% for White ethnic groups. This is based on a sample size of 266 for minority ethnic groups so will be subject to a degree of sampling error.
Ethnicity and Transport and Travel Page
Source: Transport and Travel in Scotland, 2016 (Table 7)
Source: Reported Road Casualties, 2016 (Table 18b)
Gender and Transport and Travel Page
People who recorded as 'Church of Scotland' had more access to cars or vans than those who recorded as 'Roman Catholic' and 'No religion'.
Source: Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census - Part 2
Religion and Transport and Travel page
Transport Scotland and Scottish Government currently do not have information on the transport and travel experiences of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in Scotland.
Transport Scotland and Scottish Government currently do not have information on the transport and travel experiences of transgender people in Scotland.
Fifty National Indicators enable progress towards the achievement of the National Outcomes and ultimately the delivery of the Purpose to be tracked.
Indicators are chosen to show how the Scottish Government are progressing on the range of Outcomes. Equality breakdowns illustrate how protected groups are progressing towards achievement of the National Outcomes, particularly ‘we have tackled the significant inequalities in Scottish society’
Where available, equality breakdowns of progress against these National Indicators can be found under the 'What more do we know about the National indicator?' heading.
Increase the proportion of journeys to work made by public or active transport, Data Tables (including Age, Gender and Disability)
Reduce deaths on Scotland's roads, Data Tables (including Age, Gender and Urban/Rural)
Scottish Transport Statistics
Reported Road Casualties Scotland
Transport and Travel in Scotland
High Level Summary of Equality Statistics 2006
Understanding Why Some People Do Not Use Buses (2010) Scottish Government Social Research
Tackling the Abuse of Off-Street Parking for People with Disabilities in Scotland (2007) Scottish Government Social Research
Availability of Transport Accessibility Information for Disabled People (2006) Scottish Executive Social Research
Qualitative Research with Young People: Road Safety (2008) Scottish Government Social Research
National Transport Strategy: User Consultation (2006) Scottish Executive Social Research
Tables from Transport Scotland statistical publications can be found on the statistics pages of the Transport Scotland website
Scottish Household Survey microdata is available (through a ‘special licence’ scheme) from the UK Data Archive.
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Transport Scotland statistics pages
Department for Transport statistics pages
Department for Transport Social research and evaluation publications
CrashMap UK - Interactive tool allowing users to view where crashes have occurred in the UK.
Transport and Travel
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