National Statistics

Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2014

Local bus passenger journeys and fares statistics in Great Britain up to April to June 2014.

Documents

Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2014 report

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Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2014 data tables

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Details

Passenger journey figures are based on data collected from a panel survey of the largest bus operators and are seasonally adjusted. The bus fares index is compiled from data provided by a representative sample of operators.

Main results

Passenger journeys

In the year to June 2014:

  • an estimated 4.71 billion bus passenger journeys were made in England, around 91 million more than during the previous year
  • passenger journeys in London increased by 2.4% while outside London bus use increased 1.6% compared to the year to June 2013

Comparing April to June 2014 with April to June 2013:

  • there was a 0.4% increase in bus passenger journeys in England with a 0.3% increase in London and a 0.5% increase outside London
  • bus passenger journeys increased by 1.4% in Scotland and decreased by 1.7% in Wales over the same period

Bus Fares Index

Comparing June 2014 with June 2013:

  • there was an increase in bus fares of 3.0% in England (3.1% in London, 2.5% in metropolitan areas and 3.3% in non metropolitan areas). The all items retail prices index increased by 2.6% over this period
  • over the same period there was an increase of 2.4% in fares in Scotland and 3.6% in Wales

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Published 23 September 2014