Excluding travel home, public transport is used the most to travel to places of education (36% of public transport trip legs), which reflects the predominantly young age profile of public transport users. It is also frequently used for travel to work: 26% of public transport trip legs compared with 15% of trip legs overall.
Core dashboard information
|Travel by purpose for public transport and all travel (%)|
Nature of data
|Primary source||Household Travel Survey, Ministry of Transport|
|Custodian of data||
Ministry of Transport
|URL||https://www.transport.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/Research/Documents/25yrs-of-Travel-Figures-and-data-v2.xlsx, Figure 40|
|Frequency||Periods run from July to June so 2011-2014 means July 2011 - June 2014.|
|Quality of the data||
Survey based. Household Travel Surveys exclude commercial travel, and tend to underestimate total personal vehicle travel. Response rate (households with full responses from all members): Ongoing survey: 65%-70%.
|Next Update||To be determined|