Census Data

Rotherham: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Metropolitan Districts, ONS Geographic Code: E08000018

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Key Facts

All Residents 265,807
Male 130,260
Female 135,547
Households 113,925
Population Density (people/km2) 927.7
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 117,801
Work mainly at or from home 24,750
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 196
Train 481
Bus, minibus or coach 4,959
Taxi 1,084
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 402
Driving a car or van 70,478
Passenger in a car or van 6,792
Bicycle 893
On foot 6,618
Other method of travel to work 1,148

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