Census Data

North East: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Regions, ONS Geographic Code: E12000001

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Key Facts

All Residents 2,647,013
Male 1,293,395
Female 1,353,618
Households 1,175,680
Population Density (people/km2) 308.5
Table Codets061
Issued2022-12-08
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.

Summary

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 1,138,053
Work mainly at or from home 282,172
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 10,649
Train 6,531
Bus, minibus or coach 54,868
Taxi 11,873
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 2,762
Driving a car or van 592,874
Passenger in a car or van 57,668
Bicycle 16,089
On foot 88,091
Other method of travel to work 14,476

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