National Statistics

Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2012

Statistics on local bus passenger journeys and fares in Great Britain and annual statistics on bus punctuality.

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Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2012

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Quarterly bus statistics: April to June 2012 tables

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Passenger journeys

Comparing April to June 2012 with the same quarter in the previous year:

  • there was no change in bus passenger journeys in England with a 1.2% increase for London, a 0.4% decrease in metropolitan areas, and a decrease of 2.0% in non-metropolitan areas.
  • over the same period there was a decrease of 1.6% in passenger journeys in Scotland, and a decrease of 5.3% in Wales.

Comparing April to June 2012 with the previous quarter, there was a fall of 2.1% in seasonally adjusted bus passenger journeys in England, with falls in each area type. Quarter on quarter changes should be interpreted with caution.

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Bus fares index

Comparing June 2012 with June 2011:

  • there was an increase in bus fares of 6.5% in England (5.4% in London, 6.8% in metropolitan areas and 7.6% in non-metropolitan areas). The all items retail prices index increased by 2.8% over this period
  • over the same period there was an increase of 5.4% in fares in Scotland, and an increase of 9.6% in Wales
  • an estimated 82.7% of non-frequent bus services in England ran on time (defined as between 1 minute early and 5 minutes 59 seconds late)

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