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Transport and Travel in Scotland 2010

Summarises a broad range of transport statistics including road vehicles, traffic, casualties, bus and rail passengers, road and rail freight, air and water transport and personal travel as well as providing some comparisons with GB figures. Further breakdowns of Scottish Household Survey transport data including households' access to cars and bikes, frequency of driving, modes of travel to work and school, use and opinions of public transport and access to services are also presented.


Table 18 [Driving licence] People aged 17+ that hold a full driving licence, 2010

Age group All aged 17+ Sample size (=100%)
17-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
percentage of the relevant sub-group**
All people aged 17+ in 2010: 27 58 76 81 78 72 54 37 68 12,361
by gender:
Male 28 64 80 86 85 84 74 59 76 5,450
Female 25 51 73 76 72 62 40 21 60 6,911
by current situation:
Self employed * * 92 98 96 96 * * 95 664
Employed full time * 69 85 89 86 87 * * 82 3,917
Employed part time * 54 80 77 74 78 * * 73 1,273
Looking after the home or family * 25 57 66 * * * * 55 652
Permanently retired from work * * * * 82 68 54 37 57 4,022
Unemployed/seeking work * 32 42 53 63 * * * 42 635
In further/higher education 38 57 * * * * * * 51 391
Permanently sick or disabled * * * 47 39 56 * * 41 606
by annual net household income:
up to £10,000 p.a. * 46 57 56 52 58 48 28 48 2,167
over £10,000 - £15,000 * 41 56 51 58 63 48 30 49 2,406
over £15,000 - £20,000 * 53 70 68 68 73 55 41 61 1,796
over £20,000 - £25,000 * 52 64 79 80 76 58 * 67 1,349
over £25,000 - £30,000 * 63 85 86 81 79 * * 78 1,035
over £30,000 - £40,000 * 75 85 88 89 86 * * 81 1,551
over £40,000 p.a. * 84 92 97 98 93 * * 90 1,602
by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation:
1 (20% most deprived) * 38 57 55 51 43 32 16 45 2,386
2' * 55 72 78 70 63 44 29 61 2,496
3' * 71 79 84 83 72 57 36 72 2,593
4' * 61 87 91 87 88 65 38 77 2,623
5 (20% least deprived) * 70 89 94 93 87 70 57 82 2,259
by urban/rural classification:
Large urban areas 27 52 68 76 70 64 48 32 61 4,323
Other urban * 57 80 77 78 70 53 34 67 3,609
Small accessible towns * 70 80 86 80 75 56 * 72 1,114
Small remote towns * * 80 93 76 78 48 * 72 726
Accessible rural * * 91 94 88 85 69 39 82 1,530
Remote rural * * 91 91 92 87 67 52 82 1,058
Sample size of age groups 294 1,416 1,816 2,175 1,927 2,162 1,609 962 12,361

* Cells with 100 respondents or less are not included.
** Denominator includes people for whom it was not known, or not recorded, what type of driving licence (if any) was held.

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