Census Data

Islington: Method used to travel to work

Location Type: Built Up Areas, ONS Geographic Code: E63004860

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Key Facts

All Residents 216,607
Male 103,287
Female 113,286
Households 96,480

The ONS doesn't publish census data directly for Built Up Areas. The figures on this page are aggregated from census areas contained within Islington. They may not, therefore, be precisely accurate. Age-standardised statistics and population density are not available for aggregated datasets.

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 114,957
Work mainly at or from home 64,525
Underground, metro, light rail, tram 11,099
Train 3,064
Bus, minibus or coach 9,364
Taxi 691
Motorcycle, scooter or moped 627
Driving a car or van 7,865
Passenger in a car or van 550
Bicycle 6,121
On foot 9,904
Other method of travel to work 1,147

These values are calculated by adding up the values for census output areas contained within Islington. They may, therefore, be slightly inaccurate due to administrative boundaries not precisely aligning with census boundaries.

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