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Household Transport in 2006: Some Scottish Household Survey Results

DescriptionProvides information about the transport facilities available to private households, some travel by household members and some aspects of travel.
ISBN978 0 7559 6780
Official Print Publication DateOctober 2007
Website Publication DateOctober 15, 2007

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A Scottish Government National Statistics Publication
ISBN 978 0 7559 6780 3
ISSN 1351 3869
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Contents

1. Main points
2. Background
3. Cars, buses and bicycles available to households
4. Driving licences and frequency of driving: people aged 17 or over
5. How drivers make particular types of journey, and how easy it would be to change to a different method: drivers (17+)
6. Households' reported expenditure on fuel for cars, and reported expenditure on public transport fares by adults (16+)
7. Use of journey planning information and Traveline Scotland: adults (16+)
8. Use of local bus services and train services, frequency of evening travel by bus or train and how safe from crime people would feel then, and possession and use of concessionary fare passes: adults (16+)
9. Walking and cycling: adults (16+)
10. Injury road accidents: adults (16+)
11. Place of work, and travel to work: employed adults (16+)
12. Travel to school: pupils in full-time education at school
13. Adults (16+) with limited mobility, and with Blue Badges

Section A Notes and Definitions
Section B The Scottish Household Survey
Section C Errors in the previous edition

Annex 1 Topics covered by the Scottish Household Survey: 1999 to 2006
Annex 2 SHS Transport-related topics (apart from the Travel Diary) analysed in Transport Statistics bulletins Travel Diary results are analysed in the " SHS Travel Diary results" bulletins

Scottish Government Transport Statistics publications and enquiries
The Scottish Government Transport Statistics Web Pages
Transport Statistics Publications Produced by Other Administrations
Scottish Government Statistician Group

List of Tables

Table A Households with cars available for private use
Table B Households' other transport facilities
Table C Households with reported expenditure on fuel for cars in the previous month
Table D People aged 17 or over - those who hold a full driving licence
Table E People aged 17 or over - frequency of driving
Table F Adults (16+) - frequency of use of local bus and train services
Table G 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
Table H 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, travelling by train in the evening
Table I Adults (16+) - possession of a concessionary fare pass
Table J Adults (16+) - frequency of walking in the previous seven days
Table K Adults (16+) - frequency of cycling in the previous seven days
Table L Employed adults (16+) - place of work
Table M Employed adults (16+) not working from home - usual method of travel to work
Table N Pupils in full-time education at school - usual method of travel to school
Table O Adults (16+) - with limited mobility

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: 2006
Table 2 People aged 17 and over - those who hold a full driving licence: 2006
Table 3 People aged 17 and over - frequency of driving: 2006
Table 4 Whether and, if so, how drivers make particular types of journey: 2005 and 2006
Table 5 Drivers who make each type of journey - percentages who always use a car: 2005 and 2006
Table 6 Drivers who always make particular types of journey by car - how easy / difficult it would be to use another means of transport: 2005 and 2006
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: 2005 and 2006
Table 8 Households with reported expenditure on fuel for cars in the previous month: 2006
Table 9 Adults (16+) - with reported expenditure on public transport fares * in the previous seven days: July 2005 to December 2006
Table 10 Adults (16+) - methods used to plan journeys, or to get travel information or advice, in the past month: 2005 and 2006

Table 11 Adults (16+) - Awareness and use of Traveline Scotland: 2005 and 2006
Table 12 Adults (16+) - use of local bus services, and train services, in the previous month: 2006
Table 13 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: 2006
Table 14 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: 2006
Table 1 Adults (16+) - possession of concessionary fare pass, and use in the past month: April to December 20065
Table 16 Adults (16+) - frequency of walking in the previous seven days: 2006
Table 17 Adults (16+) - frequency of cycling in the previous seven days: 2006
Table 18 Adults (aged 16+) - those injured in a road accident : 2005 and 2006
Table 19 Adults (aged16+) injured in a road accident - was it reported to the police: 2005 and 2006
Table 20 Employed adults (16+) - place of work: 2005 and 2006

Table 21 Employed adults (16+) not working from home - usual method of travel to work: 2006
Table 22 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: 2005 and 2006
Table 23Employed 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: 2005 and 2006
Table 24 Pupils in full-time education at school - usual method of travel to school: 2006
Table 25 Pupils in full time education at school - reasons for using each of the main methods of travel to school: 2001 to 2006
Table 26 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: 2001 to 2006
Table 27 Adults (16+) - with limited mobility, and with Blue Badges : 2006
Table 28 "95% confidence limits" for estimates which are based on SHS sub-samples of various sizes