Census Data

Blackburn with Darwen: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Unitary Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E06000008

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Key Facts

All Residents 154,738
Male 76,696
Female 78,043
Households 58,767
Population Density (people/km2) 1,129.4
Table Codets061
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options12

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents aged 16 years and over in employment the week before the census in England and Wales by their method used to travel to work (2001 specification). The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


A person's place of work and their method of travel to work. This is the 2001 method of producing travel to work variables.

"Work mainly from home" applies to someone who indicated their place of work as their home address and travelled to work by driving a car or van, for example visiting clients.

Quality Statement

As Census 2021 was during a unique period of rapid change, take care when using this data for planning purposes.
Read more in our Travel to work quality information for Census 2021 methodology.

Method of travel to workplace: Total: All usual residents aged 16 years and over in employment the week before the census 63,558
Work mainly at or from home 12,388
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 32
Train 522
Bus, minibus or coach 1,568
Taxi 2,120
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 196
Driving a car or van 35,313
Passenger in a car or van 4,279
Bicycle 445
On foot 6,018
Other method of travel to work 677

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