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Transport across Scotland in 2005 and 2006: 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
ISBN978 07559 68589
Official Print Publication DateDecember 2007
Website Publication DateDecember 07, 2007

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
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Contents

1. Main points
2. Background
3. Cars and bicycles available to households
4. People aged 17 or over: driving licences, frequency of driving, frequency of driving in congested traffic. Adults (16+): level of concern about traffic growth
5. Public transport: bus service accessibility and frequency; the convenience and quality of public transport; frequency of use of local bus and train services; users' views on aspects of local bus services; safety from crime when travelling by bus or train in the evening; and possession and use of concessionary fare passes
6. Knowledge and use of Traveline Scotland and Transport Direct; use of a motorbike, moped or scooter; walking and cycling - adults (16+)
7 Travel to work - employed adults (16+)
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

List of Tables
Table 1 Households - with cars available for private use, and with bicycles which can be used by adults: 2005 and 2006
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: 2005 and 2006
Table 4 People aged 17 and over - frequency of driving: 1999/2000 to 2005/2006
Table 5 People aged 17+ - whether driving licence held and frequency of driving, and (for those who drive at least weekly) frequency of driving in congested traffic Adults (16+) - level of concern about traffic growth: 2005 and 2006
Table 6 Households - walking time to the nearest bus stop, or the nearest place where one can get on a bus: 2005 and 2006
Table 7 Households - walking time to the nearest bus stop, or the nearest place one can get a bus, and the frequency of bus service there: 2005 and 2006
Table 8 Households - 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 2005/2006
Table 9 Adults (16+) - views on public transport: is it convenient? and, as an aspect of the neighbourhood, is it good or poor?: 2005 and 2006
Table 10 Adults (16+) - views on public transport: is it convenient? and, as an aspect of the neighbourhood, is it good or poor?: 1999/2000 to 2005/2006
Table 11 Adults (16+) - use of local bus services, and train services, in the previous month: 2005 and 2006
Table 12 Adults (16+) who used a local bus service in the past month 1 - percentages who agreed with each statement: 2005 and 2006
Table 13 Adults (16+) - how safe from crime they felt, or would feel, when travelling in the evenings: 2005 and 2006
Table 14 Adults aged 60 and over - possession of concessionary fare pass 1, and use in the past month: 2005 and 2006
Table 15 Adults (16+) - knowledge and use of Traveline Scotland and Transport Direct, and whether used a motorbike in the past year: 2005 and 2006
Table 16 Adults (16+) - frequency of walking in previous 7 days 1: 2005 + 2006
Table 17 Adults - frequency of walking 1 in the previous seven days: 1999/2000 to 2005/2006
Table 18 Adults (16+) - frequency of cycling in previous 7 days 1:2005 + 2006
Table 19 Employed 1 adults (16+) not working from home - usual method 2 of travel to work: 2005 and 2006
Table 20 Employed adults (16+) not working from home - usual method of travel to work: 1999/2000 to 2005/2006
Table 21 Employed 1 adults (16+) - place of work, and car/van commuters 2 - could they use public transport?: 2005 and 2006
Table 22 Employed 1 adults (16+), not working from home, who usually drive a car or van to work - other purpose(s) of the journey to work: 2005 and 2006
Table 23 Pupils in full-time education at school - usual main method 1 of travel to school: 2005 and 2006
Table 24 Households - by Council area and urban/rural classification: 2005 and 2006
Table 25 "95% confidence limits" for estimates which are based on SHS sub-samples of various sizes

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 2006
Annex 2 SHS Transport-related topics (apart from the Travel Diary) analysed in Transport Statistics bulletins
The Scottish Executive Transport Statistics web pages
Scottish Executive Transport Statistics publications and enquiries
Transport Statistics publications produced by other administrations
Scottish Executive Statistician Group
Correspondence and enquiries