Scottish Cities - Cycling

Trends in cycling to work or study in selected Scottish cities, 2001-2011
Cycling to work study Scot Cities 2001 2011 
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Overall in Scotland there was a increase in the percentage of commuters cycling to work or study between 2001 and 2011, from 1.3% to 1.5%.  In all four cities commuting by bicycle rose, albeit from a generally very low base level.  In Glasgow the percentage of commuters who cycled increased from 1% to 1.6%, representing a rise of 66%.


The data are sourced from the 2001 and 2011 Censuses and exclude people who usually work or study at home.  

A recent GCPH report, Pedestrian and cyclist casualty trends in Scotland, as well as providing a detailed analysis of casualty trends, outlines trends in modes of travel to work and study in Scotland (see Chapter 4 and Appendix A). 

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