Statistics at DfT

Department for Transport publishes official statistics relating to the transport system in Great Britain.


Transport use during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and developing faster indicators of transport activity

To monitor the use of the transport system during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, DfT provides statistics on transport use by mode for each day since 1 March 2020. We have recently changed to publish at 9.30am on Wednesdays reflecting process improvements to get the data out earlier than the previous 2.00pm Wednesday time.

Since early March, we are also now releasing summary statistics on the numbers of lateral flow tests conducted on hauliers, and the positivity rate of those tests.

From November 2021, a monthly release of statistics on the numbers of practical Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) vocational driving tests completed in Great Britain is being published.

Latest transport statistics

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Statistical collections

Forthcoming publications

This schedule gives the planned publication dates of all of the department’s annual, quarterly and compendium statistical releases for the coming year.

For reasons of brevity, we have omitted the monthly release of statistics on UK international sea passengers, SPAS0107, usually released on the second Wednesday of each calendar month.

We are adapting our statistics publications in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please see the background information for further details on these changes.

Due to transitioning arrangements with the change in data providers the ‘Travel time measures for the Strategic Road Network and local ‘A’ roads: July 2020 to June 2021’ is to be delayed. The release will now be merged with the next quarterly update with data to September 2021, due to be published in December 2021.

Publication date Release title
30 Nov 2021 Vehicle excise duty evasion statistics: 2021 Vehicles
8 Dec 2021 Driver and rider testing and instructor statistics: July to September 2021 Driving tests and instructors
14 Dec 2021 Travel time measures for the Strategic Road Network and local ‘A’ roads: July 2020 to June 2021 Road congestion and reliability
14 Dec 2021 Travel time measures for the Strategic Road Network and local ‘A’ roads: October 2020 to September 2021 Road congestion and reliability
14 Dec 2021 Provisional road traffic estimates, Great Britain: October 2020 to September 2021 Road traffic
14 Dec 2021 Quarterly bus statistics: July to September 2021 Buses
15 Dec 2021 Port freight quarterly statistics: July to September 2021 Maritime and shipping
15 Dec 2021 Search and rescue helicopter bi-annual statistics: April to September 2021 Search and rescue helicopter
16 Dec 2021 Transport Statistics Great Britain: 2021 Transport Statistics Great Britain
Jan 2022 Blue badge scheme statistics: 2021 Disabled parking badges
Jan 2022 Rail factsheet: 2021 Rail
Jan 2022 Vehicle licensing statistics: July to September 2021 Vehicles
Jan 2022 Road freight statistics: July 2020 to June 2021 Road freight: domestic and international
Jan 2022 National Travel Attitudes Study: Wave 6 Public attitudes towards transport
Feb 2022 Seafarers in the UK Shipping Industry: 2021 Maritime and shipping
Feb 2022 Reported road casualties in Great Britain, provisional estimates involving illegal alcohol levels: 2020 Road accidents and safety
Feb 2022 Renewable fuel statistics 2021: Third provisional report Renewable fuel
Feb 2022 Electric vehicle charging device statistics: January 2022 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Feb 2022 Sea passenger statistics 2021: Short sea routes Maritime and shipping
Feb 2022 Road goods vehicles travelling to Europe: 2021 Road freight: domestic and international
Feb 2022 Travel time measures for the Strategic Road Network and local ‘A’ roads: January to December 2021 Road congestion and reliability
Mar 2022 Driver and rider testing and instructor statistics: October to December 2021 Driving tests and instructors
Mar 2022 Quarterly bus statistics: October to December 2021 Buses
Mar 2022 Transport: disability and accessibility statistics, England: 2021 to 2022 Transport disability and accessibility
Mar 2022 Port freight quarterly statistics: October to December 2021 Maritime and shipping
Mar 2022 Shipping fleet statistics: 2021 Maritime and shipping
Apr 2022 Vehicle licensing statistics: 2021 Vehicles
Apr 2022 Road freight statistics: October 2020 to September 2021 Road freight: domestic and international
May 2022 Renewable fuel statistics 2021: Fourth provisional report Renewable fuel
May 2022 Electric vehicle charging device statistics: April 2022 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure
May 2022 Road goods vehicles travelling to Europe: April 2021 to March 2022 Road freight: domestic and international
May 2022 Road traffic estimates in Great Britain: 2021 Road traffic
June 2022 Travel time measures for the Strategic Road Network and local ‘A’ roads: April 2021 to March 2022 Road congestion and reliability
June 2022 Provisional road traffic estimates, Great Britain: April 2021 to March 2022 Road traffic
June 2022 Port freight quarterly statistics: January to March 2022 Maritime and shipping
June 2022 Search and rescue helicopter annual statistics: year ending March 2022 Search and rescue helicopter
June 2022 Driver and rider testing and instructor statistics: April 2021 to March 2022 Driving tests and instructors
June 2022 Quarterly bus statistics: January to March 2022 Buses
June 2022 Light rail and tram statistics, England: year ending March 2022 Light rail and tram
June 2022 Vehicle speed compliance statistics for Great Britain: 2021 Vehicle speed compliance
June 2022 Reported road casualties Great Britain, provisional results: 2021 Road accidents and safety
June 2022 Taxi and private hire vehicle statistics, England: 2022 Taxi and private hire vehicles
July 2022 Road freight statistics: 2021 Road freight: domestic and international
July 2022 Rail passenger numbers and crowding on weekdays in major cities in England and Wales: 2021 Rail
July 2022 Transport: disability and accessibility statistics, England: 2021 Transport: disability and accessibility
July 2022 National Travel Survey: 2021 National Travel Survey
July 2022 Walking and cycling statistics, England: 2021 Walking and Cycling
Aug 2022 Road freight statistics: July 2021 to June 2022 Road freight: domestic and international
Aug 2022 Renewable fuel statistics 2021: Fifth provisional report Renewable fuel
Aug 2022 Renewable fuel statistics 2022: First provisional report Renewable fuel
Aug 2022 Electric vehicle charging device grant scheme statistics: July 2022 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Sep 2022 Driver and rider testing and instructor statistics: April to June 2022 Driving tests and instructors
Sep 2022 Port freight quarterly statistics: April to June 2022 Maritime and shipping
Sep 2022 Vehicle licensing statistics: April to June 2022 Vehicles
Sep 2022 Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2022 Buses
Sep 2022 Provisional road traffic estimates, Great Britain: July 2021 to June 2022 Road traffic
Sep 2022 Travel time measures for the Strategic Road Network and local ‘A’ roads: July 2021 to June 2022 Road congestion and reliability
Sep 2022 Reported road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2021 Road accidents and safety
Sep 2022 Road conditions in England to March 2022 Road network size and condition
Oct 2022 Annual bus statistics: year ending March 2022 Buses
Oct 2022 Concessionary travel statistics: year ending, March 2022 Buses
Oct 2022 Road freight statistics: April 2021 to March 2022 Road freight: domestic and international

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