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Scottish Transport Statistics No 29: 2010 Edition

Has figures on (e.g.) road vehicles, traffic, accidents, bus and rail passengers, road and rail freight, air and water transport, finance, personal travel and international comparisons.


Table 11.23 Usual main method of travel to school 1

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

column percentages

Walking

53.9

53.8

51.9

55.5

52.4

51.2

52.5

51.1

52.8

48.8

50.0

Car or van

18.3

19.7

20.8

19.0

21.7

21.6

21.0

21.7

21.9

23.6

24.4

Bicycle

0.7

0.6

0.6

0.7

1.2

1.0

0.6

0.9

0.8

1.5

1.0

Bus

School 2

17.4

16.9

17.7

15.1

16.9

16.9

16.5

17.0

14.8

16.5

16.1

Service

7.4

6.6

6.8

7.3

5.5

6.7

7.1

6.7

7.1

7.3

5.9

All

24.8

23.5

24.3

22.4

22.2

23.2

23.3

23.4

21.9

23.9

22.0

Rail 3

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.5

0.9

0.7

1.2

0.9

0.7

0.7

Other 4

1.7

1.7

1.7

2.1

1.8

1.8

1.6

1.3

1.7

1.5

1.8

Sample size (100%)

2,636

3,475

3,463

3,295

3,250

3,347

3,272

3,240

2,517

2,750

2,881

1. For those in full time education at school. The main method of transport is recorded if there is more than one method.
2. Including those who were said to travel by private bus, and a few who went by works bus.
3. Including the Glasgow Underground.
4. e.g. motorcycle, lorry, taxi, ferry, etc.

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