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Statistical Bulletin Trn/2005/5: Household Transport in 2004: some Scottish Household Survey results

Descriptionprovides information about transport facilities available to private households (e.g. cars and bus services) and about some travel by household members.
ISBN0 7559 2848 2
Official Print Publication DateDecember 2005
Website Publication DateDecember 16, 2005

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ISBN 0 7559 2848 2
ISSN 1351 3869

This is a Scottish Executive National Statistics publication

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Contents

1 - Main points
2 - Background
3- Cars, buses and bicycles available to households
4- Driving licences, frequency of driving and estimated annual personal mileage - people aged 17+
5- How drivers make particular types of journey, and how easy it would be to change to a different method - drivers (17+)
6- Use of journey planning information - adults (16+)
7- Use of local bus services and train services, and frequency of evening travel by bus or train and how safe from crime they would feel then - adults (16+)
8- Walking and cycling - adults (16+)
9- Travel to work - employed adults (16+)
10- Travel to school - pupils in full-time education at school
11- Adults (16+) with limited mobility, and with Blue Badges

Tables A to L (time-series)

Table 1 Households - with cars available for private use, with a bus stop nearby, with a frequent bus service, and with bicycles which can be used by adults: 2004
Table 2 People aged 17 and over - those who hold a full driving licence : 2004
Table 3 People aged 17 and over - frequency of driving: 2004
Table 4 Whether and, if so, how drivers make particular types of journey: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 5 Drivers who make each type of journey - percentages who always use a car: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 6 Drivers who always make particular types of journey by car- how easy / difficult it would be to use another means of transport: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 7 Drivers who always make particular types of journey by car - percentages who said that it would be "very easy" or "fairly easy" to use another means of transport: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 8 Adults (16+) - methods used to plan journeys, or to get travel information or advice, in the past month: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 9 Adults (16+) - use of local bus services, and train services, in the previous month: 2004
Table 10 Adults (16+) - frequency of travelling by bus in the evening ("say between 7p.m. and 10 p.m.") and how safe from crime they felt, or would feel, travelling by bus in the evening: 2004
Table 11 Adults (16+) - frequency of travelling by train in the evening ("say between 7p.m. and 10 p.m.") and how safe from crime they felt, or would feel, or would feel, travelling by train in the evening: 2004
Table 12 Adults (16+) - frequency of walking in the previous seven days: 2004
Table 13 Adults (16+) - frequency of cycling in the previous seven days: 2004
Table 14 (a) Employed adults (16+) - place of work: April 2003 to December 2004 --- (b) Employed adults (16+), normal working pattern: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 15 Employed adults (16+) not working from home - usual method of travel to work: 2004
Table 16 Employed adults (16+) not working from home who were in employment a year ago - usual method of travel to work a year ago and at present: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 17 Employed adults (16+) not working from home who were in employment a year ago had the usual method of travel to work changed from a year ago, and (if so) why has it changed: April to December 2004
Table 18 Pupils in full-time education at school - usual method of travel to school : 2004
Table 19 Pupils in full time education at school - reasons for using each of the main methods of travel to school: July 1999 to December 2004
Table 20 Pupils in full time education at school, who usually travel to school by car/van - could they use public transport, reasons why they do not and reasons why they cannot: July 1999 to December 2004
Table 21 Adults (16+) - with limited mobility, and with Blue Badges : 2004
Table 22 "95% confidence limits" for estimates which are based on SHS sub-samples of various sizes

Section A: Notes and Definitions
Section B: The Scottish Household Survey
Annex 1: Topics covered by the SHS
Annex 2: SHS Transport-related topics analysed in SHS bulletins
Scottish Executive Transport Statistics publications
Scottish Executive Statistical Services