28 February 2018, 09:41
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
National Statistics released today by Transport Scotland show that of public transport journeys 75 per cent were made by bus; 18 per cent by rail; 5 per cent by air and 2 per cent by ferry.
In addition to public transport journeys the publication also shows that in Scotland there were:
These figures were published in the publication Scottish Transport Statistics. This compendium publication provides a comprehensive statistical picture of transport activity in Scotland, bringing together a wide range of transport related statistics that have been published throughout the last year by a number of organisations including Transport Scotland and the Department for Transport.
Topics covered include road transport and the road network, bus, rail, air, finance, international comparisons and environment and emissions.
The publication can be accessed online at:
The figures released today were produced by independent statistical staff free from any political interference, in accordance with professional standards set out in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
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The full statistical publication is available on the Transport Scotland website:
National Statistics and Official Statistics are produced by professionally independent statistical staff – more information on the standards of official statistics in Scotland can be accessed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/About