Census Data

Cambridge: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Non-metropolitan Districts, ONS Geographic Code: E07000008

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Key Facts

All Residents 145,674
Male 72,981
Female 72,693
Households 52,472
Population Density (people/km2) 3,579.2
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 70,596
Work mainly at or from home 32,113
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 85
Train 806
Bus, minibus or coach 2,515
Taxi 423
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 373
Driving a car or van 13,485
Passenger in a car or van 1,530
Bicycle 11,836
On foot 6,858
Other method of travel to work 572

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