National Statistics

Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2018

Local bus passenger journeys and fares in Great Britain during April to June 2018.

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Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2018 tables

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Statistics on the number of local bus:

  • passenger journeys
  • fares

in Great Britain.

For the year ending June 2018, the number of local bus passenger journeys in:

  • England was 4.36 billion, a 1.5% decrease
  • London decreased by 1.2%
  • England outside London, decreased by 1.7%

Comparing local bus passenger journeys for April to June 2018 with April to June 2017, we see:

  • a 1.7% decrease in England
  • bus use in London decreased by 2.8%

In the same period for bus use, we see:

  • England outside London decreased by 0.6%.
  • Scotland decreased by 6.0%
  • Wales increased by 1.0%

The local bus fares index increased by 3.2% in England between June 2017 and June 2018.

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

  • 0.4% increase in London
  • 2.2% increase in metropolitan areas
  • 6.6% increase in non-metropolitan areas

The consumer prices index (CPI) increased by 2.4% over the same 12-month period.

Local bus fares increased by:

  • 4.5% in Scotland
  • 3.5% in Wales

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Published 27 September 2018