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Statistical Bulletin Trn/2006/1 Transport across Scotland in 2003 and 2004: some Scottish Household Survey results for parts of Scotland

DescriptionProvides information about the transport facilities available to households (e.g. cars, bus services) and some travel by household members (eg to school, to work) in each Council area in Scotland
ISBN0 7559 2887 3
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2006
Website Publication DateJanuary 16, 2006

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ISBN 0 7559 2887 3
ISSN 1351 3869

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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Contents

1. Main points
2. Background
3. Cars and bicycles available to households
4. Driving licences, frequency of driving, how drivers make particular types of journey, and how easy it would be to use another mode of transport - people aged 17 or over
5. Walking and cycling by adults
6. The accessibility and frequency of bus services, views on the convenience and quality of public transport, frequency of use of local bus and train services, users' views on aspects of local bus services, and views on safety from crime when travelling by bus or train in the evening
7 Travel to work - employed adults
8 Travel to school - pupils in full-time education at school
9 The SHS urban /rural classification
10 Possible sampling variability, and "95% confidence limits" for SHS estimates

A Notes and Definitions
B The Scottish Household Survey
C Comparisons of SHS and Census results for local authority areas

Annex 1 Topics covered by the Scottish Household Survey: 1999 to 2004
Annex 2 SHS Transport-related topics (apart from the Travel Diary) analysed in Transport Statistics bulletins

Scottish Executive Transport Statistics publications
Scottish Executive Statistical Services
Correspondence and enquiries

Tables

Table 1 Households - with cars available for private use, and with bicycles which can be used by adults: 2003 / 2004
Table 2 Households - with cars available for private use, and with bicycles which can be used by adults: 1999/2000 to 2003/2004
Table 3 People aged 17 and over - frequency of driving: 2003 / 2004
Table 4 People aged 17 and over - frequency of driving: 1999/2000 to 2003/2004
Table 5 Drivers who make each type of journey - percentages who always use a car: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 6 Drivers who always make particular types of journey by car - percentages who said that it would be "very easy" or "fairly easy" to use another means of transport: April 2003 to December 2004
Table 7 Adults - frequency of walking in the previous seven days: 2003 / 2004
Table 8 Adults - frequency of walking in the previous seven days: 1999/2000 to 2003/2004
Table 9 Adults - frequency of cycling in the previous seven days:2003 / 2004
Table 10 Households - walking time to the nearest bus stop, or the nearest place where one can get on a bus: 2003 / 2004
Table 11 Population - walking time to the nearest bus stop, or the nearest place one can get a bus, and the frequency of bus service there: 2003 / 2004
Table 12 Population - walking time to the nearest bus stop, or nearest place one can get a bus, and the frequency of bus service there: 1999/2000 to 2003/2004
Table 13 Adults - views on public transport: is it convenient? and, as an aspect of the neighbourhood, is it good or poor? : 2003 / 2004
Table 14 Adults - views on public transport: is it convenient? and, as an aspect of the neighbourhood, is it good or poor? : 1999/2000 to 2003/2004
Table 15 Adults (16+) - use of local bus services, and train services, in the previous month: 2003/2004
Table 16 Adults (16+) who used a local bus service in the past month - percentages who agreed with each statement 2 : 2003/2004
Table 17 Adults - how safe from crime they felt, or would feel, when travelling in the evenings: 2003/2004
Table 18 Employed adults not working from home - usual method of travel to work: 2003/2004
Table 19 Employed adults not working from home - usual method of travel to work: 1999/2000 to 2003/2004
Table 20 Employed adults - place of work, and car / van commuters - could they use public transport? : 2003/2004
Table 21 Employed adults, not working from home, who usually drive a car or van to work - where the vehicle is usually parked: 2003/2004
Table 22 Pupils in full-time education at school - usual main method of travel to school: 2003/2004
Table 23 Households - by Council area and urban / rural classification: 2003/2004
Table 24 "95% confidence limits" for estimates which are based on SHS sub-samples of various sizes