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Scottish Household Survey: Travel Diary 2007/2008

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.
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Website Publication DateSeptember 11, 2009

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
ISBN 978 0 7559 7651 5 (Web only publication)
ISSN 1351 3869
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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?

FIGURE 1: ADULTS REPORTING TRAVEL ON THE PREVIOUS DAY, 2007/2008
FIGURE 2: ADULTS REPORTING TRAVEL, AGE BANDS, 2007/2008
FIGURE 3: PERCENTAGE OF ADULTS TRAVELLING BY CAR AVAILABILITY, 2007/2008
FIGURE 4: MEDIAN DISTANCE OF JOURNEYS, 2007/2008
FIGURE 5: MODE OF JOURNEY 2007/2008
FIGURE 6: DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE GENDERS, 2007/2008
FIGURE 7: CHANGES IN BUS, WALKING AND PASSENGER JOURNEYS, 1999-2006
FIGURE 8: JOURNEYS REPORTED BY ADULTS (16+) - MAIN MODE OF TRAVEL BY AGE, 2007/2008
FIGURE 9: MAIN METHOD BY DISTANCE, (A) JOURNEYS 10 KM OR LESS AND (B) OVER 10 KM, 2007/2008
FIGURE 10: REASONS FOR TRAVEL (A) 1999 AND (B) 2006
FIGURE 11: JOURNEYS REPORTED BY ADULTS (16+) - MAIN MODE OF TRAVEL BY PURPOSE, 2007/2008
FIGURE 12: DISTANCE TRAVELLED, 2007/2008
FIGURE 13: JOURNEYS REPORTED BY ADULTS (16+) - START TIME OF JOURNEY, 2007/2008
FIGURE 14: ALL JOURNEYS BY START TIME, 2007/2008
FIGURE 15: DURATION OF JOURNEYS, 2007/2008
FIGURE 16: DRIVERS - STAGES DELAYED BY TRAFFIC CONGESTION MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 2007/2008

TABLE 1: MAIN MODE OF TRAVEL, 1999-2008
TABLE 2: MAIN PURPOSE OF TRAVEL, 1999-2008
TABLE 3: DISTANCE TRAVELLED, 1999-2008
TABLE 4: DISTANCE: SUMMARY STATISTICS, 1999-2008
TABLE 5: START TIME OF JOURNEY, 1999-2008
TABLE 6: DURATION OF JOURNEY, 1999-2008
TABLE 7: CAR OCCUPANCY BY DRIVER, 1999-2008
TABLE 8: PERCENTAGE OF ADULTS TRAVELLING ON THE PREVIOUS DAY, 1999-2008
TABLE 9: DAY OF WEEK TRAVEL, 1999-2008
TABLE 10: CONGESTION DELAYS EXPERIENCED BY DRIVERS AND DELAYS EXPERIENCED BY BUS PASSENGERS, 2003/2008
TABLE 11: PERCENTAGE OF ADULTS TRAVELLING ON THE PREVIOUS DAY, 2007/2008
TABLE 12: DAY OF WEEK, 2007/2008
TABLE 13: DAY OF WEEK BY COUNCIL, 2007/2008
TABLE 14: MAIN MODE OF TRAVEL, 2007/2008
TABLE 15: MAIN MODE BY COUNCIL, 2007/2008
TABLE 16: MAIN PURPOSE OF JOURNEY, 2007/2008
TABLE 17: MAIN PURPOSE OF JOURNEY BY COUNCIL, 2007/2008
TABLE 18: DISTANCE TRAVELLED, 2007/2008
TABLE 19: DISTANCE TRAVELLED BY COUNCIL, 2007/2008
TABLE 20: DISTANCE: SUMMARY STATISTICS, 2007/2008
TABLE 21: DISTANCE TRAVELLED BY COUNCIL & RTP: SUMMARY STATISTICS, 2007/2008
TABLE 22: START TIME OF JOURNEY, 2007/2008
TABLE 23: DURATION OF JOURNEY, 2007/2008
TABLE 24: CAR OCCUPANCY OF JOURNEY STAGES, 2007/2008
TABLE 25: DRIVERS' EXPERIENCES OF CONGESTION, 2007/2008
TABLE 26: BUS AND RAIL EXPERIENCES OF DELAYS, 2007/2008
TABLE 27: PERCENTAGE OF BUS JOURNEYS DELAYED IN 2007/2008
TABLE 28: CAR/VAN DRIVERS - PARKING STATISTICS
TABLE 29: COUNCIL AREAS OF ORIGIN AND DESTINATION, 1999 - 2008
TABLE 30: COUNCIL AREAS OF ORIGIN AND DESTINATION FOR EMPLOYED ADULTS THAT WORK AWAY FROM HOME, 1999 - 2008
TABLE 31: INTERVIEWS BY COUNCIL WEIGHTED NUMBER OF INTERVIEWS BY DAY OF THE WEEK, 2007/2008
TABLE 32: 95% CONFIDENCE LIMITS FOR ESTIMATES, BASED ON SHS SUB-SAMPLES SIZES

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This bulletin presents analysis of information collected by the Scottish Household Survey ( SHS) in 2007/2008, about travel in a random sample of adults (16+) living in private households across Scotland.