Census Data

County Durham: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Unitary Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E06000047

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Key Facts

All Residents 522,068
Male 255,304
Female 266,764
Households 234,761
Population Density (people/km2) 234.5
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 222,220
Work mainly at or from home 53,014
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 98
Train 730
Bus, minibus or coach 7,478
Taxi 1,414
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 585
Driving a car or van 127,527
Passenger in a car or van 11,802
Bicycle 1,607
On foot 15,713
Other method of travel to work 2,252

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