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Public transport use

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  • Release date: 22 May 2008
  • Period covered: 2005-2006
A report showing information on mode of transport, frequency of travel, purpose of journey and reason for not using public transport.

The statistics have been taken from the 2005 and 2006 Living in Wales surveys, which is an annual Welsh household survey.

Key points

  • Fewer than 1 in 5 male respondents have used their local bus service in the last seven days.
  • A quarter of female respondents have used the bus in the last seven days.
  • Only 1 in 20 respondents have used the train in the last seven days.
  • Respondents aged under 30 and those aged 60 and over are more likely to have used the bus in the last seven days than those in other age groups.
  • Those living in households of lower income are more than twice as likely to have used the bus in the last seven days than those in higher income households.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5208
Email: stats.transport@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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