Travel to school by cycling has seen a dramatic decline over the past 25 years.
Core dashboard information
Percentage of travel to school that are cycled, 1989/90 to 2010/14
Nature of data
New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)
1989/90 data from New Zealand Household Travel Survey.1989/90, Ministry of Transport (N=8700 fully responding people).1997/98 data from New Zealand Household Travel Survey 1997/98, Land Transport Safety Authority (N=14250 fully responding people). From 2003, Ongoing Household Travel Survey, Ministry of Transport.
|Custodian of data||Ministry of Transport|
|Frequency||1989/90 ; 1997/98. From 2003, updated annually with four year moving average. Periods run from July to June so 2003-2007 means July 2003 - June 2007.|
|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): 1989/90=75%; 1997/98=75%; Ongoing survey: 65%-70%.|
|Next Update||To be determined|