Official Statistics

Rural transport, travel and accessibility statistics

Statistics on transport, travel and access to services in rural and urban areas.

Documents

Transport and travel rural urban statistics

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Rural accessibility 2013 tables - by public transport and walking or by car

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Rural transport and travel

Differences in travel behaviour, levels of mobility and access to services for people living in different settlement types.

Metadata

Indicators:

  • travel behaviour
  • distance travelled
  • car and bus availability
  • overall measure of accessibility of services

Data Source: Department for Transport - National Travel Survey

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Office for National Statistics Rural Urban Classification

Rural accessibility to services

Measuring accessibility by the time taken to travel to particular service locations.

Metadata

Indicators:

  • the number of key service locations and the percentage of people with ‘reasonable’ access by using public transport /walking and car

Data source: Department for Transport core accessibility indicators at Lower Super Output Area level

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Office for National Statistics Rural Urban Classification

Additional information:

Defra statistics: rural

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Published 21 July 2016
Last updated 20 September 2018 + show all updates
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