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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 27: [Bus and train use] Adults use of local bus and train services, in the past month, 2010

Frequency of using local bus service in past month Frequency of using local train service in past month Sample size (=100%)*
Almost or every day 2 or 3 times per week Once a week Less Often Not used Almost or every day 2 or 3 times per week Once a week Less Often Not used
row percentages
All people aged 16+ in 2010: 11 12 8 13 56 2 2 3 17 76 12,422
by gender:
Male 9 10 7 13 60 2 2 4 16 77 5,474
Female 13 13 8 13 52 2 2 3 18 75 6,948
by age:
16-19 23 15 12 18 33 1 4 8 25 62 372
20-29 15 11 8 14 52 4 2 6 20 67 1,412
30-39 9 9 7 15 60 2 2 3 21 72 1,815
40-49 8 8 6 13 65 2 2 3 19 73 2,169
50-59 8 9 6 12 64 2 2 2 17 78 1,925
60-69 10 16 10 14 50 1 1 3 14 82 2,159
70-79 12 19 9 12 49 0 1 1 9 88 1,608
80+ 9 16 8 9 59 0 1 0 5 94 962
by current situation:
Self employed 2 5 4 12 78 0 2 2 20 75 662
Employed full time 10 5 6 14 65 3 2 4 20 70 3,915
Employed part time 11 11 8 15 56 2 2 3 20 73 1,272
Looking after the home or family 10 16 9 14 51 0 1 2 16 81 651
Permanently retired from work 10 18 10 12 50 0 1 2 10 87 4,019
Unemployed and seeking work 14 22 13 15 36 1 3 3 15 78 639
In further/higher education 27 12 8 13 40 5 5 9 25 56 405
Permanently sick or disabled 10 20 6 10 54 0 1 1 10 88 607
by annual net household income:
up to £10,000 p.a. 15 17 10 13 45 1 2 3 14 81 2,164
over £10,000 - £15,000 16 17 10 11 46 1 2 3 11 83 2,414
over £15,000 - £20,000 14 15 8 12 51 2 2 3 15 79 1,802
over £20,000 - £25,000 12 12 7 15 55 1 2 3 16 78 1,359
over £25,000 - £30,000 8 8 8 15 61 2 1 4 20 72 1,043
over £30,000 - £40,000 7 8 6 15 64 3 2 3 20 71 1,571
over £40,000 p.a. 6 5 5 14 69 3 3 4 25 65 1,616
by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation:
1 (20% most deprived) 18 16 9 12 46 1 2 2 14 81 2,392
2' 13 13 8 14 51 2 2 4 16 77 2,514
3' 10 10 6 13 61 2 2 3 16 77 2,606
4' 8 8 7 13 64 2 2 3 18 75 2,640
5 (20% least deprived) 7 11 8 16 57 3 2 5 22 68 2,266
by urban/rural classification:
Large urban areas 17 16 9 15 43 3 3 5 18 72 4,339
Other urban 9 12 8 13 58 2 2 4 20 73 3,629
Small accessible towns 7 10 8 15 60 1 1 2 18 78 1,116
Small remote towns 4 4 4 12 76 1 1 1 11 87 730
Accessible rural 4 7 5 12 73 2 2 2 14 80 1,540
Remote rural 3 4 4 11 79 0 0 1 9 90 1,067
by frequency of driving†:
Every day 1 3 4 14 77 1 1 3 19 75 4,810
At least three times a week 4 8 8 14 66 2 2 3 17 76 1,671
Once or twice a week 10 13 8 14 55 5 2 3 19 70 744
Less often 20 14 9 19 38 4 3 4 18 70 376
Never, but holds full driving licence 21 20 12 11 37 4 2 3 18 73 562
by driving licence:
Holds a full driving licence 5 7 6 14 69 2 2 3 19 75 8,163
Does not hold full licence 24 22 12 12 31 2 2 4 15 77 4,259

* Sample size given is for train use as the bus use and train use numbers are comparable. †Only includes those with a full driving licence

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