Table 1

LTDS 2006–2008 percentage of trips to school by main mode of travel

CharacteristicWalkCycleCarBusOther privateOther public
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)p Value
Total47 (45 to 49)1 (1 to 1)26 (25 to 28)21 (20 to 23)1 (0 to 1)3 (3 to 4)
Age 5–959 (56 to 62)1 (0 to 2)30 (28 to 33)8 (6 to 9)1 (0 to 1)1 (0 to 1)
Age 10–1537 (34 to 39)1 (1 to 1)23 (21 to 25)33 (30 to 35)1 (0 to 1)6 (4 to 7)p<0.001
Male46 (44 to 49)1 (1 to 2)27 (24 to 29)22 (20 to 25)1 (0 to 1)3 (2 to 4)
Female48 (45 to 51)1 (0 to 1)26 (24 to 29)21 (18 to 23)1 (0 to 1)4 (3 to 5)p=0.325
White46 (43 to 48)1 (1 to 2)29 (27 to 32)19 (17 to 21)1 (0 to 1)4 (3 to 5)
Asian55 (51 to 59)1 (0 to 2)27 (23 to 31)15 (12 to 18)0 (0 to 1)2 (0 to 3)p<0.001
Black44 (39 to 48)0 (0 to 0)19 (16 to 23)32 (28 to 36)1 (0 to 2)4 (2 to 6)
Low income52 (48 to 55)0 (0 to 1)17 (14 to 19)27 (24 to 31)1 (0 to 2)3 (1 to 4)
Middle income47 (44 to 50)1 (1 to 2)29 (27 to 32)18 (16 to 20)1 (0 to 1)3 (2 to 4)p<0.001
High income39 (36 to 43)1 (0 to 2)36 (32 to 39)19 (16 to 21)1 (0 to 1)5 (3 to 6)
IMD140 (36 to 45)2 (1 to 3)37 (33 to 41)15 (11 to 18)1 (0 to 2)5 (3 to 7)
IMD244 (39 to 48)2 (1 to 3)34 (30 to 38)18 (15 to 22)0 (0 to 0)2 (1 to 3)
IMD341 (37 to 45)1 (0 to 1)31 (27 to 35)23 (19 to 26)0 (0 to 1)4 (3 to 6)p<0.001
IMD447 (43 to 51)0 (0 to 1)22 (19 to 26)25 (21 to 29)1 (0 to 2)4 (3 to 6)
IMD559 (55 to 63)1 (0 to 1)13 (10 to 16)24 (21 to 28)1 (0 to 1)2 (1 to 3)
Inner London54 (51 to 58)1 (0 to 1)17 (15 to 19)23 (21 to 26)1 (0 to 2)4 (2 to 5)
Outer London43 (41 to 45)1 (1 to 2)32 (30 to 34)20 (18 to 22)0 (0 to 1)3 (2 to 4)p<0.001
Access to vehicles41 (39 to 43)1 (1 to 2)36 (34 to 38)17 (16 to 19)1 (0 to 1)4 (3 to 5)
No access to vehicles62 (58 to 65)1 (0 to 1)3 (2 to 4)32 (28 to 35)0 (0 to 1)2 (1 to 4)p<0.001
  • IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004; LTDS, London Travel Demand Survey.