Scottish Executive Transport Statistics publications
Scottish Transport Statistics The Summary describes the trends for each mode of transport over the past ten years, compares some key statistics with the equivalent figures for Great Britain and provides some longer-term historical series. There are chapters on Road transport vehicles, Bus and coach travel, Road freight, Toll bridges, Road network, Road traffic, Injury road accidents, Rail services, Air transport, Water transport, Finance and Personal and cross-modal travel, and a section on International Comparisons. Each chapter contains tables on its topic, commentary and notes on the definitions and sources of the statistics. There is also an Index.
Latest edition: provides figures up to 2005, in general (in some cases, the latest available figures relate to a different period, such as the calendar year 2004, the financial year 2004-05 or the financial year 2005-06); published in December 2006.
Published Annually Price: £ 10.00 ISBN 0 7559 5313 4
Main Transport Trends provides a summary of the main trends for each mode of transport over the past ten years and the Scottish Household Survey's main transport-related results since it started in 1999 and compares some key statistics with the equivalent figures for Great Britain and provides some longer-term historical series.
Latest edition: provides figures up to 2005, in general (in some cases, the latest available figures relate to a different period, such as the calendar year 2004, the financial year 2004-05 or the financial year 2005-06); published in August 2006
Published Annually Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 6190 0
Household Transport: some Scottish Household Survey results provides information about the transport facilities available to private households, and about some travel by household members. Every edition includes statistics on: the availability of cars for private use; people's possession of driving licences and their frequency of driving; people's frequency of walking and cycling; travel to work and travel to school. In addition, each edition covers several other topics. An Annex lists all the survey's Transport-related topics (apart from the Travel Diary), showing in which years they were included, and in which bulletins they were analysed.
Latest edition: gives figures for 2005, and some trends since 1999 ; published October 2006.
Published Annually Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 6299 0
Transport across Scotland: some Scottish Household Survey results for parts of Scotland provides information about the transport facilities available to private households, and about some travel by household members, for each Council area (for two-year periods because of the survey's design). Some results are also provided for Regional Transport Partnership areas. The topics covered include: the availability for private use of cars; driving licences; adults' frequency of driving, walking, cycling, and using buses and trains; views on the availability and convenience of public transport; how safe adults would feel travelling by bus and train in the evenings; the usual method of travel to work; whether people work from home; whether car commuters could use public transport; where people who drive to work park; and travel to school.
Latest edition: provides figures for 2003/2004, and some for 1999/2000 and 2001/2002; published January 2006
Published Biennially Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 2887 3
Scottish Household Survey Travel Diary results provides information about the journeys made by adults living in private households. The topics covered include the means of transport used by different types of people, the purposes for which people travel, the distances that they go, the times of day at which trips start, the duration of journeys, the days of the week on which people travel, and car occupancy.
Latest edition: gives figures for 2004, and some trends since 1999; published March 2006.
Published Annually Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 2992 6
Travel by Scottish residents: some National Travel Survey results provides information about trends in the average number of journeys and average distance travelled per person per year, and the average length of journey, by the main mode of travel and by the purpose of the journey. It also provides information about travel patterns by age-group, by sex, by socio-economic group, by working status, by household income quintile and by whether or not the household has a car.
Latest edition: provides figures up to the two year period 2002/2003; published in April 2005
Published Triennially Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 3844 5
Bus and Coach Statistics provides information from the Department for Transport survey of bus and coach operators, and some related Scottish Household Survey ( SHS) results. The DfT survey results include: the distances travelled by vehicles and the numbers of bus passenger journeys; fare indices; passenger receipts; public transport support and concessionary fare reimbursement; operating costs; vehicle stock and staffing. The SHS findings include: adults' frequency of use of local bus services; views on aspects of bus services; travel to work by bus; whether car/van commuters could use public transport; reasons for not using buses; adults' frequency of travelling by bus in the evenings and how safe they feel; adults' possession of a concessionary travel pass; and the proportion of adults' journeys made by bus. Some statistics are provided for areas within Scotland.
Latest edition: provides figures up to the 2004-05 financial year (bus and coach services) and SHS statistics for 2004, and some trends from 1999; published in February 2006
Published Annually Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 2953 5
Road Accidents Scotland The Summary shows the main trends in the numbers of road accidents and casualties in the past ten years. The Commentary describes the longer-term trends in the numbers of road accidents and casualties, analyses the numbers of accidents, motorists and casualties in more detail, and compares the figures with other countries'. Separate sections describe progress towards the casualty reduction targets for 2010, set out the main results from the Contributory Factor data and compare the reported numbers of casualties with information from other sources. There are groups of tables on Accidents, Accident costs, Vehicles involved, Drivers and riders, Drivers breath tested, Drink-drive accidents and casualties, and Casualties. The Annexes include a calendar of events affecting road traffic and road safety, notes on the collection of road accident statistics, definitions of various terms, and other information.
Latest edition: provides figures up to 2005; published in November 2006
Published Annually Price: £ 10.00 ISBN 0 7559 5294 4
Key Road Accident Statistics gives the number of accidents, casualties by severity, casualties by type of road, casualties by mode of transport, and child casualties, including trends in recent years and progress towards the casualty reduction targets for the year 2010. It also gives the number of accidents and casualties by Police Force and local authority.
Latest edition: provides figures up to 2005; published in June 2006
Published Annually Price: £ 2.00 ISBN 0 7559 6105 6
Copies of these publications may be purchased from:Scottish Executive Publication Sales
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Transport Statistics publications may be found on the Scottish Executive Statistics Website:
www.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/latest gives access to the "on-line" editions of all publications
orwww.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/sts for the "on-line" editions of Scottish Transport Statistics
orwww.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/ras for the "on-line" editions of Road Accidents Scotland
www.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/sheets gives access to spreadsheet versions of the tables.
Enquiries for more information on Transport Statistics should be addressed to:Transport Statistics branch
Tel: 0131 244 7256
Fax: 0131 244 7281