Statistical data set

British social attitudes survey (ATT03)

Data on results of the transport questions asked on the British social attitudes survey, produced by Department for Transport.

Frequency of travel, by mode

ATT0301: Frequency of travel by car as a driver (ODS, 11.3KB)

ATT0302: Frequency of travel by car as a passenger (ODS, 11.6KB)

ATT0303: Frequency of travel by local bus (ODS, 11.9KB)

ATT0304: Frequency of travel by train  (ODS, 12.1KB)

ATT0305: Frequency of travel by bicycle  (ODS, 11.2KB)

ATT0306: Number of trips by plane during the previous 12 months  (ODS, 12.1KB)

ATT0307: Number of household cars/vans (ODS, 10.2KB)

ATT0308: Proportion of respondents who drive (ODS, 10.2KB)

Cycling

ATT0310: Access to a usable bicycle (ODS, 8.57KB)

ATT0311: Proportion of respondents who had ridden a bicycle in the previous 12 months (ODS, 9.77KB)

ATT0313: Perception of roads being too dangerous to cycle on (ODS, 10.8KB)

Climate change and willingness to change

ATT0314: Number of journeys of less than two miles made by car in a typical week (ODS, 12.5KB)

ATT0315: Willingness to switch from using the car for short journeys (less than 2 miles) to walking (ODS, 12.6KB)

ATT0316: Willingness to switch from using the car for short journeys (less than 2 miles) to bus (ODS, 12.6KB)

ATT0317: Willingness to switch from using the car for short journeys (less than 2 miles) to cycling (ODS, 11.9KB)

ATT0318: View on climate change and causes (ODS, 7.47KB)

ATT0319: Factors to which the most impact on climate change is attributed (ODS, 11.5KB)

ATT0321: Willingness to buy a car with lower CO2 emissions (ODS, 11.4KB)

ATT0322: Willingness to reduce the amount travelled by car (to help reduce the impact on climate change) (ODS, 11KB)

ATT0323: Willingness to reduce the amount travelled by plane (to help reduce the impact of climate change) (ODS, 11.8KB)

Aviation

ATT0324: "People should be able to travel by plane as much as they like" (ODS, 12.2KB)

ATT0325: "People should be able to travel by plane as much as they like, even if new terminals or runways are needed to meet the demand" (ODS, 12.1KB)

ATT0326: "People should be able to travel by plane as much as they like, even if this harms the environment" (ODS, 12.2KB)

ATT0327: "The price of a plane ticket should reflect the environmental damage that flying causes, even if this makes air travel much more expensive" (ODS, 11.6KB)

Congestion, car driving and the environment

ATT0329: "People should be allowed to use their cars as much as they like, even if it causes damage to the environment" (ODS, 12.3KB)

ATT0330: "For the sake of the environment, car users should pay higher taxes" (ODS, 12.7KB)

ATT0331: "People who drive cars that are better for the environment should pay less to use the roads" (ODS, 12KB)

ATT0332: "For the sake of the environment everyone should reduce how much they use their cars" (ODS, 11.7KB)

ATT0333: View on there being no point in one individual reducing their own car use unless others do the same (ODS, 13.2KB)

ATT0334: Perception of motorway congestion as a problem (ODS, 12KB)

ATT0335: Perception of traffic congestion in towns and cities as a problem (ODS, 11.8KB)

ATT0338: Concerns about damage to the countryside from road building (ODS, 11.6KB)

ATT0339: Perception of exhaust fumes from traffic in towns and cities as a problem (ODS, 11.9KB)

Road safety: drink driving, mobile phones, speeding

ATT0346: "If someone has drunk any alcohol they should not drive" (ODS, 11.6KB)

ATT0347: "Most people don't know how much alcohol they can drink before being over the legal drink-drive limit" (ODS, 11.7KB)

ATT0349: "It is perfectly safe to talk on a hand-held mobile phone while driving" (ODS, 11.4KB)

ATT0350: "All use of mobile phones while driving, including hands-free kits is dangerous" (ODS, 11.6KB)

ATT0351: "All use of mobile phones while driving, including hands-free kits should be banned" (ODS, 11.6KB)

ATT0352: "The law on mobile phones whilst driving is not properly enforced" (ODS, 11.6KB)

ATT0353: "People should drive within the speed limit" (ODS, 11.4KB)

ATT0354: "Speed cameras save lives" (ODS, 11.7KB)

ATT0355: "Speed cameras are mostly there to make money" (ODS, 11.8KB)

ATT0356: "There are too many speed cameras" (ODS, 11.5KB)

ATT0357: "Average speed cameras are preferable to fixed speed cameras" (ODS, 10.5KB)

ATT0358: “Closing residential streets to through traffic” (ODS, 11.8KB)

ATT0359: “Having speed limits of 20 miles per hour in residential streets”  (ODS, 11.9KB)

ATT0360: “Having speed bumps to slow down traffic in residential streets”  (ODS, 12KB)

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British social attitudes survey

Published 4 July 2013
Last updated 12 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Tables updated for the 2017 social attitudes survey.
  2. Tables updated to the latest data for the year 2016.
  3. Tables updated to the latest data for the year 2015.
  4. Tables updated to the latest data for 2013.
  5. First published.