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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 S1 Summary of Transport in Scotland

Numbers

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Vehicles Licensed

thousands

Private and Light Goods

1,878

1,927

1,997

2,058

2,104

2,158

2,231

2,278

2,332

2,366

2,381

All Vehicles

2,131

2,188

2,262

2,330

2,383

2,448

2,531

2,587

2,648

2,688

2,707

New Registrations

216

220

241

259

262

263

251

243

251

215

216

Local Bus Services 1

millions

Passenger Journeys (boardings) 2

455

458

466

471

478 |

461

468

482

498

493

467

Vehicle Kilometres 2

363

369

368

374

369 |

369

382

387

390

365

379

£ million

Passenger Revenue at latest year's prices 2

399

417

395

423

415 |

583

613

648

662

650

626

Freight Lifted

million tonnes

Road 3

155.8

158.5

150.8

154.4

153.4 |

173.1

165.6

173.7

181.8

163.6

139.3

Rail 1

8.24

8.25

9.57

9.12

8.32

11.25

14.32

12.96

11.35

10.36

..

Coastwise traffic

35.3

24.7

20.6

19.2

19.5

20.5

25.5

20.6

22.8

23.3

19.8

One Port traffic

2.58

1.54

1.90

1.81

1.54

1.33

1.76

1.48

1.83

1.75

3.59

Inland waterway traffic

9.47

12.24

11.41

10.01

10.06

9.97

10.19

10.16

10.50

12.19

10.10

Pipelines 4

28.0

28.1

28.1

28.0

27.7

27.6

27.6

27.8

27.5

27.6

27.6

Public Road Lengths

kilometres

Trunk (A and M)

3,479

3,488

3,488

3,488

3,432

3,432

3,432

3,405

3,405

3,405

3,405

Other Major (A and M)

7,390

7,414

7,407

7,417

7,418

7,418

7,433

7,424

7,381

7,421

7,421

Minor Roads

42,654

42,984

43,159

43,687

43,659

43,693

43,911

44,029

44,303

44,420

44,594

All Roads

53,523

53,886

54,054

54,592

54,509

54,543

54,776

54,858

55,089

55,246

55,420

Road Traffic

million vehicle-kilometres

Motorways

5,164

5,405

5,567

5,730

5,856

6,094

6,151

6,433

6,577

6,683

6,633

A roads

21,021

20,531

20,775

21,533

21,826

22,114

21,904

22,465

22,408

22,127

22,327

All roads (incl. B, C, uncl.)

39,770

39,561

40,065

41,535

42,038

42,705

42,718

44,119

44,666

44,470

44,219

Reported Road Accident Casualties

Killed

310

326

348

304

336

308

286

314

281

270

216

Killed and Serious

4,075

3,894

3,758

3,533

3,294

3,074

2,951

2,948

2,666

2,840

2,485

All (Killed, Serious, Slight)

21,002

20,517

19,910

19,275

18,757

18,502

17,885

17,269

16,238

15,590

15,030

Passenger Rail 1,5

millions

ScotRail passenger journeys 5

61.72

63.16

60.75

57.38 |

57.45

64.02

69.43

71.59

74.47

76.43

76.93

ORR data:

Rail journeys in/from Scotland 6

64.9

64.8

64.6

61.4 |

66.1

72.9

78.1

79.5

87.7

84.5

..

Passenger receipts (£2009 mill)

238.6

231.2

238.4

233.8

246.1

260.7

261.6

269.4

306.7

307.9

..

Air Transport

thousands

Terminal Passengers

15,941

16,787

18,081

19,783

21,084

22,555

23,795

24,437

25,132

24,348

22,496

Transport Movements

325.0

333.5

360.6

362.6

367.3

385.6

408.8

420.6

428.2

417.1

382.7

thousand tonnes

Freight

73.8

74.6

72.4

72.6

76.5

77.6

74.5

77.9

61.2

45.6

45.7

Ferries (selected services 7 )

thousands

Passengers

5,327

5,294

5,304

5,365

5,721

5,921

5,971

6,020

6,012

5,699

5,934

Vehicles

1,142

1,171

1,211

1,241

1,260

1,338

1,365

1,372

1,416

1,377

1,445

1 Financial years
2 The DfT have revised figures from 2004/05 onwards as a result of methodological improvements. Figures prior to this period are not directly comparable.
See Chapter 2 for more detail.
3 Freight lifted in Scotland by UK-registered hauliers, regardless of whether the destination is in Scotland, elsewhere in the UK or outwith the UK. The figures for 2004 onwards are not compatible with those for earlier years due to changes in methodology and processing system for the survey.
4 The estimated amounts of crude oil and products carried by pipelines over 50km in length. 2009 figure has been estimated.

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