The Canterbury and Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman regions have consistently had the largest distance cycled per person, although the small sample size for Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman has limited the available data.
Core dashboard information
On-road distance cycled per person per year, by New Zealand residents aged 5 and over. Excludes off-road cycling (eg mountain biking). Data are not shown where the sample size was insufficient.
Nature of data
New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)
From 2003, Household Travel Survey, Ministry of Transport.
|Custodian of data||Ministry of Transport|
|URL||This data is not published elsewhere. For more information on the Household Travel Survey see https://www.transport.govt.nz/mot-resources/household-travel-survey/|
|Frequency||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|