Scottish Household Survey: Travel Diary 2005/2006

DescriptionProvides information about travel by adults, including journey purposes and the means of transport used, journey distance and duration, and times of day and days of week on which adults travel.
ISBN97807559-7059-9
Official Print Publication DateApril 2008
Website Publication DateApril 21, 2008

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ISSN 1351 3869
ISBN: 978 0 7559 7059 9

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Published April 2008

This bulletin presents analysis of information collected by the Scottish Household Survey ( SHS) in 2005/2006, about travel in a random sample of adults (16+) living in private households across Scotland.

Contents

1. Main points
2.
Introduction to the Scottish Household Survey and the Travel Diary
3.
Who travels most often?
4.
How are people travelling?
5.
Why are people travelling?
6.
When are people travelling?
7.
What problems do they encounter?

Appendix A
Scottish Government Statistician Group

Figure 1: Adults reporting travel on the previous day, 2005/2006
Figure 2: Adults reporting travel, age bands, 2005/2006
Figure 3: Number of adults travelling by car availability, 2005/2006
Figure 4: Median distance1 of journeys, 2005/2006

Figure 5: Mode of journey 2005/2006
Figure 6: Differences between the genders, 2005/2006
Figure 7: Changes of main mode of transport, 1999-2006
Figure 8: Journeys reported by adults (16+) - main mode of travel by age, 2005/2006
Figure 9: Main method by distance, (a) journeys 10 km or less and (b) over 10 km, 2005/2006

Figure 10: Reasons for travel (a) 1999 and (b) 2006
Figure 11: Journeys reported by adults (16+) - main mode of travel by purpose, 2005/2006
Figure 12: Distance travelled, 2005/2006

Figure 13: Journeys reported by adults (16+) - start time of journey, 2005/2006
Figure 14: Drivers journeys by start time, 2005/2006
Figure 15: Duration of journeys, 2005/2006

Figure 16: Drivers - stages delayed by traffic congestion Monday to Friday, 2005/2006

Table 1: Main mode of travel, 1999-2006
Table 2: Purpose of journey, 1999-2006
Table 3: Distance travelled, 1999-2006
Table 4: Distance: summary statistics, 1999-2006
Table 5: Start time of journey, 1999-2006
Table 6: Duration of journey, 1999-2006
Table 7: Car occupancy by driver, 1999-2006
Table 8: Percentage of adults travelling on the previous day, 1999-2006
Table 9: Day of week travel, 1999-2006
Table 10: Percentage of adults travelling on the previous day, 2005/2006
Table 11: Day of week, 2005/2006
Table 12: Day of week by council, 2005/2006
Table 13: Main mode of travel, 2005/2006
Table 14: Main mode by council, 2005/2006
Table 15: Purpose of journey, 2005/2006
Table 16: Purpose of journey by council, 2005/2006
Table 17: Distance travelled, 2005/2006
Table 18: Distance by council, 2005/2006
Table 19: Distance travelled: summary statistics, 2005/2006
Table 20: Distance travelled by council: summary statistics, 2005/2006
Table 21: Start time of journey, 2005/2006
Table 22: Duration of journey, 2005/2006
Table 23: Car/van journey stages reported by drivers- car occupancy, 2005/2006
Table 24: Car/van drivers' views on congestion, 2005/2006
Table 25: Bus and rail journeys - users' views on congestion, 2005/2006
Table 26: Bus journeys - most common reasons given for delay
Table 27: Car/van journeys - parking statistics
Table 28: Council areas of origin and destination, 1999 - 2006
Table 29: Council areas of origin and destination for employed adults that work away from home, 1999 - 2006
Table 30: Journeys into and within Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1999 to 2006
Table 31: Main mode of transport for journeys into and within Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1999 to 2006
Table 32: Weighted number of interviews by day of the week
Table 33: 95% confidence limits for estimates, based on SHS sub-samples sizes
Table 34: Tables that appeared in previous editions