Transport Scotland Statistics publications
Transport and Travel in Scotland Annual . A new
publication in 2011 which combines Main Transport Trends and Household
Transport publications. Summarises a broad range of transport statistics
including road vehicles, traffic, casualties, bus and rail passengers, road and
rail freight, air and water transport and personal travel as well as providing
some comparisons with GB figures. Further breakdowns of Scottish Household
Survey transport data including households' access to cars and bikes, frequency
of driving, modes of travel to work and school, use and opinions of public
transport and access to services are also presented.
From the 2014 release onwards, this publication includes
findings from the Scottish Household Survey Travel Diary.
Latest edition: provides figures up to 2013, published August 2014 Web
Transport: Local Area Analysis Annual. Provides SHS information for Local
Authorities and Regional Transport Partnership areas.
figures for 2013, published August 2014 Web tables only
Reported Road Casualty Statistics Annual. Provisional figures on
accidents, casualties by severity, casualties by type of road, casualties by
mode of transport, and child casualties, including trends in recent years and
progress towards the casualty reduction targets for the year 2020. Also
figures by Police Force and local authority.
figures up to 2013; published in June 2014 Web
Road Casualties Scotland Annual. More detailed tables on accidents,
motorists and casualties, and country comparisons. Also includes 2020 casualty
reduction targets, estimates of undercounting of road casualties, Contributory
Factor data and compares the reported numbers of casualties with information
from other sources. Detailed tables on Accidents, Accident costs, Vehicles
involved, Drivers and riders, Drivers breath tested, Drink-drive accidents and
casualties, and Casualties.
figures up to 2013, published in October 2014
Published Annually ISBN 978-1-909948-33-4
Scottish Household Survey Travel Diary results
Discontinued: These results are now published within the
Transport and Travel in Scotland publication.
Last release (webtables): 2012 figures, trends since 2002; published November
2013. Web only
Last detailed biennial data: figures to 2009/10, trends since
1999; published Nov 2011. Web only
Travel Survey Scottish Results Biennial .
DfT no longer collect data for Scotland and this publication is no longer
web-tables provides trends on the average number of journeys and average
distance travelled per person per year, including average journey length, main
mode of travel, journey purpose.
up to 2009/2010; published in March 2012 Web
and Coach Statistics Annual .
The bus chapter in Scottish Transport Statistics has now been expanded to
include the findings from this publication.
Department for Transport statistics on bus and coach operators, and some
related Scottish Household Survey (SHS) results. Includes: vehicle kms, patronage
levels, fare indices; passenger receipts; public transport support and
concessionary fare reimbursement; adults' frequency of use of local bus
services; views on aspects of bus services; travel to work by bus; reasons for
not using buses; safety on buses; concessionary travel passes.
release (webtables): figures
up to 2010-11; published February 2012 Web only
publications produced by other administrations
The Department for Transport (DfT) produces many statistical
publications, most of which provide detailed breakdowns of the figures for
GB/UK as a whole. However, some contain statistics for Scotland.
annual Regional Transport Statistics bulletin gives figures on
many topics for Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and each of the regions of
England. It should be the "first port of call" for anyone who wishes
to compare any figures for transport in Scotland with those for some or all of
the other parts of GB/UK.
DfT publications include some figures for Scotland, such as Transport
Statistics Great Britain (which, like Scottish Transport Statistics ,
contains figures on many different aspects of Transport), Maritime
Statistics , Public Transport Statistics , and Road Casualties
Great Britain . Further information about DfT Transport Statistics
publications is available via: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-transport/about/statistics
The Welsh Assembly Government produces various publications which
contain statistics on transport in Wales, in particular Welsh Transport
Statistics . More information is available via: http://new.wales.gov.uk
statistical publications produced in Northern Ireland include Northern
Ireland Transport Statistics. More information is available via: www.drdni.gov.uk/index/statistics
1. TRANSPORT STATISTICS USERS’ GROUP
The Transport Statistics Users’ Group (TSUG) was set up
in 1985 as a result of an initiative by the Statistics Users Council and The
Institute of Logistics and Transport (then known as The Chartered Institute
of Transport). From its inception, TSUG has had strong links with government
departments responsible for transport statistics.
The aims of TSUG are:
The main activities of TSUG are:
- The production of a Newsletter containing reviews of recently published transport statistics, which is sent
to members about four times per year.
- The organisation of Seminars addressing contemporary issues in the field of transport statistics. Most
seminars are held in London, but there is an annual seminar in Edinburgh and other ad hoc regional seminars. Reports of seminars appear in the
- The production of the Transport
Yearbook , an easy-to-use but comprehensive reference guide to major UK
transport organisations, sources of transport statistics and other important
UK and international contacts. A copy of the Yearbook is sent to all members.
The membership of TSUG includes government agencies,
local authorities, trade associations, transport consultants, transport
operators and universities, as well as individual professionals. Corporate
membership of the Group is £50, personal membership £22.50, and student
membership £10. For further information about TSUG and membership, please
visit the website at www.tsug.org.uk or
C/o Strategy and Service
Room 494 (4th Floor)
London SW1H 0BD
Tel: 020 7027 8340 Fax:
020 7918 4580
TSUG Representative for Scotland
Tel: 01529 497354