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Local bus statistics in Great Britain, including passengers, mileage and vehicle fleet, for the year ending March 2017.
The summary relates only to England to match the coverage of Department for Transport bus policy, but the tables also cover Scotland and Wales.
In the year ending March 2017, the number of bus passenger journeys:
decreased by 1.5% in England
decreased by 2.3% in London
decreased by 0.8% outside London
In the year ending March 2017, bus service mileage:
fell by an estimated 1.1% in England
increased by 0.4% in London
fell by 1.6% outside London
At March 2017, 98% of buses in England had the accessibility certificate which will be required for all buses operating local services by 2017 at the latest (100% of buses in London and 97% outside London).