National Statistics

Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2017

Statistics on local bus passenger journeys and fares in Great Britain for April to June 2017.


Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2017 tables

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Statistics on the number of local bus:

  • passenger journeys
  • fares

in Great Britain.

For the year ending June 2017, the number of local bus passenger journeys in:

  • England was 4.43 billion, a 1.7% decrease
  • London decreased by 1.7%
  • England outside London decreased by 1.7%

Comparing local bus passenger journeys for April to June 2017 to the same period in 2016, we see:

  • a 1.6% decrease in England
  • bus use in London decreased by 0.7%

In the same period for bus use, we see:

  • England outside London decreased by 2.4%.
  • Scotland decreased by 2.0%
  • Wales decreased by 1.9%

The local bus fares index increased by 2.1% in England between June 2016 and June 2017.

For other areas, the local bus fares index change was a:

  • 1.8% decrease in London
  • 3.9% increase in metropolitan areas
  • 5.2% increase in non-metropolitan areas

The retail prices index increased by 3.5% over the same 12-month period.

Local bus fares increased by:

  • 2.2% in Scotland
  • 1.8% in Wales

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Published 12 September 2017