Errors in the Previous Edition
This list covers errors
which occurred in the preparation of the tables or the commentary in Scottish
Transport Statistics . It does not include cases where statistics
now differ from those in the previous edition, due to revisions by the supplier.
Such revisions could occur following more information becoming available, or an
improvement in estimation methodology, or the correction of errors in the
supplier's own systems. In such cases, the revisions may be mentioned in the
text or a footnote to the relevant table, if they are large enough to warrant
We apologise for the
following error, which we have found in the previous edition.
Summary table, page 13 figures for air passenger numbers should have been
shown as 25.1 million for 2007-08 and 22.2 million for 2012-13
Figure 3.3, page 84 the figure for road freight moved in 2008 should have
been 13,936 instead of 15,936 million tonne kilometres
Table 4.6, page 107 The figures for 2013-14 were mistakenly shown as
2012-13 in the publication last year. The correct figures for 2012-13 can be
found in the chapter 4 dataset for the current publication which can be found
Table 7.12, page 159 An error was identified in the formulae which
calculate the rows with figures for freight moved elsewhere in the UK and by
other commodity moved. The figures have been revised for all years. The
relevant figures on the summary page 36 have also been updated. The figure for
freight lifted elsewhere in the UK for 2011-12 should have been 4.47 and not
2.21 million tonnes. The figure for other commodity changes from 3.43 to 5.69
Table 7.17, page 160 Strathclyde Partnership for Transport have discovered
an error in the way loaded train kilometres were calculated. The figures have
been revised for previous years.
Table 7.20 page 161 The column headings for ‘Strongly disagree’ and ‘tend
to disagree’ were wrongly allocated.
Table 8.1 page 169 The terminal passenger numbers for HIAL airports did
not include Dundee. The figures for Dundee airport were included in the ‘other
The tables in this
edition include corrected figures, (if they are time-series tables that include
years for which the previous edition's figures were wrong).
Any problems or
inconveniences resulting from these errors are regretted.