National Statistics

National Travel Survey: 2017

Statistics covering personal travel within Great Britain by English residents.

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National Travel Survey factsheets

User feedback on proposals for changing questions from the National Travel Survey

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National Travel Survey: 2017 tables

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National Travel Survey: Data table index

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Main sample numbers: 1995 to 2017

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Notes and definitions: 2017

Technical report: 2017

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The National Travel Survey results in 2017 showed:

  • people in England made 975 trips on average, about 19 trips per week.
  • this was a 2% increase on the level in 2016.
  • trip rates for most modes of transport remained similar compared to 2016
  • there was an increase in the number of short walks recorded
  • on average, people spent about an hour a day travelling, including 36 minutes by car on average, and 12 minutes walking.

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National Travel Survey statistics

Published 26 July 2018