Census Data

Barnsley: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Metropolitan Districts, ONS Geographic Code: E08000016

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Key Facts

All Residents 244,572
Male 120,279
Female 124,293
Households 108,053
Population Density (people/km2) 743.3
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 111,681
Work mainly at or from home 22,340
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 37
Train 904
Bus, minibus or coach 4,733
Taxi 699
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 432
Driving a car or van 66,305
Passenger in a car or van 6,962
Bicycle 738
On foot 7,575
Other method of travel to work 956

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