National Statistics

Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2016

Statistics on local bus passenger journeys and fares in Great Britain for April to June 2016.

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Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2016 tables

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Statistics on:

  • the number of local bus passenger journeys
  • local bus fares

in Great Britain for April to June 2016.

For the year ending June 2016, the number of local bus passenger journeys in:

  • England was 4.51 billion, a 2.7% decrease
  • London decreased by 3.6%

Bus use in England outside London, bus use decreased by 1.8% over the same period.

Comparing local bus passenger journeys for April to June 2016 to the same period last year:

  • there was a 1.8% decrease in England
  • bus use in London decreased by 3.0%

In the same period, bus use:

  • in England outside London decreased by 0.6%
  • decreased in Scotland
  • increased slightly in Wales

The local bus fares index for England increased by 1.6% in England between June 2015 and June 2016. For other areas, the local bus fares index change was a:

  • 1.2% increase in London
  • 1.5% increase in metropolitan areas
  • 2.0% increase in non-metropolitan areas

The retail prices index increased by 1.6% over the same 12-month period.

Local bus fares increased by:

  • 3.1% in Scotland
  • 0.8% in Wales

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Published 13 September 2016