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Walking and cycling statistics, England: 2016

Statistics on walking and cycling in England for 2016, including the proportion of adults participating at a local authority level.

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Walking and cycling statistics, England: 2016 tables

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Walking and cycling statistics in England for 2016. These statistics are based on results from the Active Lives Survey and the National Travel Survey.

In the year ending mid-November 2016, out of all adults:

  • 42% walk for travel at least once a week
  • 12% cycle for any purpose at least once a week

In 2016, the average person:

  • walked less often but cycled further compared to ten years ago
  • made 243 walking trips and 15 cycling trips
  • walked 198 miles and cycled 53 miles

Explore the walking and cycling interactive map, covering participation in walking and cycling at local authority level.

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Walking and cycling statistics

Published 18 January 2018

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